Author: Deanne Crawford

Vesuvius Day unit study

Did you know that August 24th commemorates a historic volcanic eruption? Over 1900 years ago, a cataclysmic event changed the face of southern Italy. On this date in 79 AD, Mount Vesuvius violently erupted burying the cities of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabiae in volcanic ash and pumice.

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Summertime Blues

If I asked you to describe the perfect summer day, what thoughts invade your mind? Peaceful conversations over iced lemonade? Lounging on the beach while your children joyfully build sand castles nearby? Sounds delightful, doesn’t it? In my family, I remember eagerly awaiting the arrival of summer only to find that within a few short days, we were restless and short with each other.

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Blueberry Blast!

Welcome to our July unit study celebrating the Blueberry! Blueberries have a rich history in North America from the earliest discoveries of the grown in the wild berry to the cultivated berry prevalent across the world.

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3 Homeschool Hacks You Can’t Miss This Summer

Summer is traditionally a time of rest and relaxation from the grueling school year schedule. Many families find the summer months pass quickly. Self-motivated children find ways to stay busy and learn more casually; the rest of us find our children have too much free time on their hands. Not guaranteed to completely erase summer boredom, these 3 summer hacks are a great way to guide children into learning!

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