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I’ve had this nature reader in my bookmarked list for quite some time. In fact, it was near the top. For some reason or another I hadn’t shared it with you.
But when I went looking for resources this week I happened once again upon it. It has [...]Continue Reading →
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.
Dear Children,—If you were old enough to go to the bookseller and ask for a book that would tell you about the flowers you see growing in the woods and fields in spring and summer-time, you would find there were already a great many books which had been written with that purpose.
If you examined [...]Continue Reading →
Another collection of nature stories, this time about mammals.
These short chapters, designed to be read in under a half hour, are very detailed and would work great for notebooking. There are plenty of great illustrations.
Some of the information on dinosaurs and ancient beasts might be out of date, but [...]Continue Reading →
In the following readings the story of lower animal life has been presented on broad lines, divested of technicality, and at almost every step supplemented by forceful and explanatory illustrations as ocular aids to the reader.
Discover the life inside a drop of water, crustaceans, worms, insects, and more all in half-hour reading increments!
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This ebook is fairly short and would be fun for a unit study.
Learn how mushrooms are cultured, grown, and harvested. The book also details the various types of common mushrooms, as well as which ones are edible and how to cook them.
There are great illustrations of the mushrooms as well as [...]Continue Reading →
These Mother Carey Tales were written for children of all ages, who have not outgrown the delight of a fairy tale. It might almost be said that they were written chiefly for myself, for I not only have had the pleasure of telling them to the little ones, and enjoying their [...]Continue Reading →
Children want to know the relation existing between things in the world about them. I am thoroughly convinced also that they are capable of understanding many of the processes involved in the shaping of the earth, but because of the idea that the subject is too difficult, or from [...]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 →
For the young collector! Peter Gray and B.B. Woodward from the British Museum of Natural History share their knowledge of plants, shells, and fossils you can find in the sea.
There are sections on collecting, storing, and classifying specimens. Illustrations decorate the book throughout.
Download Sea-weeds, Shells, and Fossils from [...]Continue Reading →