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A History of China – high school reading level
Village Life in China – A snippet of life in a Chinese village circa 1899
Peeps Into China – suitable for all ages
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If you want to introduce younger children to the classics, a great way to do that is to get them interested in the individual characters. Rather than trying to explain a long, complicated plot, Kate Sweetser has created little vignettes of some of Dickens’ most famous children.
In this small […]
Hobbies and Life Skills for Children
Here we have an entire library, with a guide, of useful books to teach children skills and hobbies they will use for a lifetime. The Library of Work and Play contains 9 volumes, not including the guide and index.
These could be used […]Continue Reading →
On May 18, 2015 By Aadel Bussinger
One of the fun things about homeschooling is that you have the ability to incorporate life skills into your lessons. There was a day when every young man and lady was expected to know certain skills like preserving, sewing, baking, farm chores, and more before they left the home as […]Continue Reading →
This short, simple reader was intended to be used by tutors and teachers for younger students. I would guess the reading level at around 3rd grade.
Topics include basic landforms, the scientific processes of weather and geographical formation, and some things that the land produces.
This is not a […]Continue Reading →
“Please your honours,” said he, “I’m able,
By means of a secret charm, to draw
All creatures living beneath the sun,
That creep or swim or fly or run,
After me so as you never saw!
And I chiefly use my charm
On creatures that do people harm,
The mole […]Continue Reading →
This series of books by Elizabeth Gordon have fun, colorful illustrations and short little poems that could be used as a literature and nature study, handwriting practice, or just reading.
The poems are not particularly educational as these are picture books for younger children.
You can find all of […]Continue Reading →
Japanese History and Culture
As Japan consists of five hundred and eighteen islands it is often called the Island Empire. In the days of mythology and legend it was named The Country in the Midst of the Luxuriant Reed Plains; later it was The Mountain Portal, while during the Middle […]Continue Reading →
One of the great things about studying ancient cultures in your homeschool is that there are plenty of public domain books available. In our home we try to cover history in a 4-year cycle. That way when we read about the Greeks and Romans when our youngest is 5, we […]Continue Reading →