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Nature Study

Homeschool Nature Study – Asters

Before this nature study, I was under the mistaken impression that ‘Aster’ referred to a specific flowering plant, like ‘Chrysanthemum’, or ‘Daisy’. I really had no idea that Aster’s referred to a group of flowers that all shared certain features. Before embarking on our study of Asters, we followed Miss Comstocks advice to first study …

Nature Study

Homeschool Nature Study:: The Outdoor Hour Grid Challenge

This months OHC newsletter’s theme is Fish. The Grid Study is always a wonderful way of introducing a new theme.  Looking through the newsletter and formulating a plan to help us get maximum learning out of our OHC time, a moment of spontaneous home-school mom madness came upon me! One way that we could get maximum benefit out …