As goatherd learns his trade by goat, so writer learns his trade by wrote. —Anonymous
If your children are interested in farm-related topics, you may be looking for ways to feed those hungry minds. DIYHomeschooler.com offers free—but high-quality—units on a wide range of subjects. Each unit is packed with information, activities, notebooking pages, and books to read. Below we have picked out five units and activities of particular interest toContinue reading “5 Free Farm-Related Unit Studies”
Hopefully by now you have decided to reap the benefits of keeping a farm journal. You may even have a journal to write in and a time to write in it. There is one last question to answer: What are you going to write about? There is only one important rule to remember here, andContinue reading “The Farm Journal: How”
Many birdwatchers enjoy keeping journals of their finds. Skimming through past entries can bring back memories of great moments with nature. Although you can easily make your own birdwatching journal, the All-Weather Birder’s Journal made by Rite in the Rain has several advantages:
How do you keep up with a farm journal? By being consistent.
Now that you have decided to keep a farm journal, you will need to decide what to keep it in. What tool should you use to record the things that you have learned? First off, there is no one right answer to this question. We are all different, so it stands to reason that weContinue reading “The Farm Journal: What”
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”
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. AlthoughContinue reading “Free Nature Studies”