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This book would be fun to read as part of a home economics or gardening unit. This is a fun story of two children who help their father in the garden, but it also has a lot of detail on the actual science and art of gardening.
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From a series of books called The Rural Text-Book Series, The Book Of Cheese is a manual and a history of cheese-making.
The book is written for older students and adults, so it would work great for a high school course or a project [...]Continue Reading →
Poor and rich, gardeners are akin and form the truest brotherhood of all.
Your garden—it does not matter what it measures, whether 20 x 20 or 200 x 200—it is always your playground.
You grow the things because you love them, because you know you are fulfilling the Lord’s command to be useful, because you produce something to [...]Continue Reading →
Do your girls (or boys) like to sew? Maybe you have been wanting to teach them a few techniques but didn’t know where to start.
When Mother Lets Us Sew has projects that will teach gathering, stitches, measuring, and more while allowing kids to make functional items [...]Continue Reading →
A public domain ebook all about themed parties!
Some of the themes include:
Indoor Garden Party Japanese Tea A Christmas Sewing Bee Candy Pull A Holly Luncheon
All the major holidays are also covered.
There is also a list of additional [...]Continue Reading →
The following pages give pictures and drawings of houses that boys have built and in which birds have lived. These houses are planned for the species of birds that have become accustomed to civilization so that they will inhabit the houses put up for them.
Some of the first projects that boys and [...]Continue Reading →
Learn all about how a supermarket works- or at least an old-fashioned one!
This book was published in 1958, so some of the information may be dated. But the illustrations are just as fun as ever!
Since it is in the [...]Continue Reading →
A perusal of this little volume will show that it is far from exhaustive of the topics treated. It is largely a book of suggestion. If it stimulates the child to new investigations and experiments along similar lines; if it reinforces the spirit of brotherly kindness in the home; or if it helps to solve [...]Continue Reading →
Electricity, like every science, presents two phases to the student, one belonging to a theoretical knowledge, and the other which pertains to the practical application of that knowledge. The boy is directly interested in the practical use which he can make of this wonderful phenomenon in nature.
With sections on such riveting topics [...]Continue Reading →