One of the advantages to homesteading on the range is that it puts you in close contact with nature each and every day. Parents, if you are looking for a way to introduce your children to God’s beautiful creation, consider these free online nature studies based on Our Wonderful World by Emery Lewis Howe.
Although designed for homeschoolers, anyone of any age can use the provided resources to learn a great deal about things country families see and work with on a regular basis:
And that is just the beginning!
Each chapter is supplemented with a variety of interesting and helpful resources, including videos, diagrams, and plenty of great reading material. Notebooking pages are also included to provide children with invaluable opportunities to learn by observation. Not only that, but some of these pages can serve as patterns for adults who are keeping farm journals.
Learning how nature works is key to understanding the bigger picture of farming. Whether you are using “Our Wonderful World” as a nature study for the children or a handy source of information for the whole family, there is much that this study has to offer.