Learn about the Arctic with Junior Explorers

Learn about the Arctic with Junior Explorers

Have you heard about Junior Explorers' monthly subscription? I hadn't until I was asked to review their Arctic studies package and it was a cool find for our family. Do you want to know what comes in it? Do you want to know we learned? How we will continue to use this unit? Read this review to learn more about our Arctic adventure.  Online Portion of the Adventure This is no ordinary adventure. It is one that has a mission... a rescue mission! And they need our help. When we received our … [Read more...]

“A Little Bird Told Me” Link Party #29: Tips & Advice

Tips & Advice

Hello, everyone! The Natural Homeschool is so excited to welcome you to this week’s Link Party #29. We have so many fantastic bloggers out there that are writing some fabulous posts and we would love for them to share what they’re most proud of. Here are our awesome featured posts this week: Very Timely Tips & Advice! 1. Taking the stress out of dinner: 6 simple meal planning tips for busy moms! by Super Mommy Club 2. 9 Ways to Ease Daily Transitions by Playground … [Read more...]

IndoctriNation DVD Review

IndoctriNation DVD Review

Have you heard of this DVD? Have you heard what it is about? This is a full review of the film IndoctriNation. Read on to see what the filmmaker has to say. You can also read my personal opinion at the end of this post. IndoctriNation's Theme Boom! Do I have your attention now? Great Commission Films has made a documentary about the public school educational system in the United States. It discusses how public school education is declining and how Christian values are practically … [Read more...]

Music Fort: a beautiful DIY haven for your creative side

Music Fort: a beautiful DIY haven for your creative side

Welcome to our beautiful Music Fort post! We had so much fun creating a beautiful music fort and then creating music in our fort. I hope that as you read this post, you will enjoy what we did in our fort, you will be inspired to create a fort with your littles and be excited to create unique music with them as well. We made several crafts to decorate our fort. We appealed to our creative side in everything, but always kept music at the center of it all. Our fort was outside, in our backyard. … [Read more...]

Easy Ribbon Wand Craft for Preschool Play Time

Music Fort: a beautiful DIY haven for your creative side

This is a post that is the second of three awesome posts that will culminate with the publication of our amazing Music Fort post! Be looking out for it! It published after this post. We are very excited to show you just how easy it is to make ribbon wands. Easy Ribbon Wand Why ribbon wands? How are they related to Music? Well, they are great to use instead of musical instruments as they inspire kinesthetic movements where we can get creative, let loose and have fun with music as we sing. … [Read more...]

Simple Music Paper Crafts for Preschoolers

Music Paper Crafts Main

Do you teach Music in your homeschool? Have you ever thought of making Music-related crafts that are fun and affordable? Making Music-related crafts can spark so much creativity and go for several Fine Arts areas all at once! Take a look at what we've made! Stars, pinwheels, tambourines, flowers... we've got it all! Two Simple Paper Star Crafts How cute are these?! Take a look at how we made them. You will see just how easy it is to make beautiful decorations. Simple Star … [Read more...]

“A Little Bird Told Me” Wednesday Link Party #28

Fun and Helpful Math Ideas

Hello, everyone! The Natural Homeschool is so excited to welcome you to this week’s Link Party #28. We have so many fantastic bloggers out there that are writing some fabulous posts and we would love for them to share what they’re most proud of. Here are our awesome featured posts this week: A wonderful group of Amazing Math ideas! 1. 6 Effective Ways to Teach Math to a Struggling Student by Schooling a Monkey 2. How Many Beads do I Need for Montessori Math? by Teaching from a … [Read more...]

3 Montessori-Inspired “Land, Water & Air” Activities & Printables

3 Montessori-Inspired Land, Water and Air Activities with free printables

Land, water, air...beautiful concepts to learn as a young child. They make up our world (in the simplest form possible) and children generally do show an intense interest in these lessons because they are trying to make sense of their world at this age. Here, we bring you three fun lessons on land, water and air that are Montessori-inspired. I have included two awesome FREE printables for you! Enjoy! As you gather your materials, you will realize that these activities are so easy to do and … [Read more...]

Montessori-Inspired Practical Life: Decorating and Sewing a Small Pillow

Montessori-Inspired Practical Life: Decorating and Sewing a Small Pillow

 Welcome to our little fun sewing cottage! We are practicing our fine motor skills like coloring on fabric, sewing, using batting and closing stitches. Here is our sweet Montessori-inspired lesson that began with a Bible story. Will you join us and take a look at how beautiful their projects turned out? Fine Motor Skills Practice Like sewing, fine motor skills exercises foster and strengthen manual dexterity, manipulative skills and eye-hand coordination. We have been practicing sewing … [Read more...]

24 Uses for Thieves Essential Oil Blend by Young Living

24 Uses for Thieves Essential Oil

Young Living has an amazingly awesome essential oil blend that is called Thieves. Not only does it smell great, but there are many uses for it in the home and for personal use. Take a look at what essential oils this Thieves blend contains, 24 ways you can use it and how you can order it. Thieves is a blend of five different essential oils: 1. Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil (Cinnamomum verum) Cinnamon is thought to promote healthy cardiovascular and immune function, and may act as an … [Read more...]