Category: Science and Social Studies

How to Raise a Caterpillar into a Butterfly: Your Entire Family will Love This

One of the highlights of our summer is raising monarch butterflies.  Once the milkweed is knee-high, the kids begin searching for the plump striped caterpillars we’ve all come to love.  If you are looking for a fun summer project, keep reading on how to raise a caterpillar.  Your whole family will enjoy this! This year […]

Apologia Botany- A Curriculum Review

My kids are budding scientists.  Nearly every afternoon you will find us carefully mixing household items, creating charts, or dissecting small bits of God’s creation.  From my four year old carefully putting paper clips onto a foil boat and watching them float to my 11 year old learning greek and latin roots describing plants, Apologia […]

Upper Elementary Social Studies I Love

One of my favorite subjects is Social Studies.  I enjoy everything it has to offer from geography to culture studies to history.  While Caleb would prefer to study science all day long, he did like the curriculum we used for fourth/fifth grade history/geography. This is a Christian Light Education text book.  Christian Light Education is […]

lessons from home
Hello! I'm Heather and this is Baby Joel, the youngest of five. At Lessons from Home you will find encouragement for your parenting and homeschooling journey. Healing from loss is also a major part of this blog as my family struggles through grief and brokenness at the loss of my beautiful 8 year old daughter.
lessons from home

Join an amazing group of women in my facebook group!

kingdom bloggers