Looking for a good gift for a fledgling astronomer? This brief but interesting book may be just what you are searching for.
Old Boys have their Playthings as well as young Ones; the Difference is only in the Price. —Benjamin Franklin
Children love drawing horses! Here’s a book that can guide them through the process in a fun way. The Wonderful Art of Drawing Horses by Barry Stebbing starts with the basics: Shading. Mixing colors. Using shapes to make drawing easier. Then on to a number of discussions on drawing different breeds, markings, gaits, and poses. InterestingContinue reading “The Wonderful Art of Drawing Horses”
Ned Higgins grew up on his father’s run-down farm, firmly believing that it will never amount to anything.
Yes, we all know that cucumbers were made for pickling. But not all of us want to go to that much time and trouble.
DIYHomeschooler.com offers free—but high-quality—units on a wide range of subjects. We have picked out five units and activities of particular interest to homesteading families.
If your children are looking for a useful but simple skill to pick up, consider handing them a ball of yarn, a pair of knitting needles, and this book.
Who doesn’t love books by Marguerite Henry? If your family has enjoyed her horse stories, you will love this title, gorgeously illustrated by Wesley Dennis.
Keeping a farm journal is a rewarding practice for beginners and experts alike. In this series, we will try to answer four critical questions about farm journals: why, what, when, and how. Enjoy! It is true that we can learn a great deal from farming books, but there is no substitute for hands-on experience. Unfortunately,Continue reading “The Farm Journal: Why”
If you love the Little House series by Laura Ingalls Wilder—and who doesn’t?—you will probably enjoy this beautiful book. Laura Ingalls Wilder Country by William Anderson contains countless photos of the people and places Laura loved, from Lake Pepin in the Big Woods of Wisconsin to the Little House in the Ozarks and everywhere in between. Continue reading “Laura Ingalls Wilder Country”