Picture Books All Around!

In my library I have many (many) picture books.In my earlier days, picture books used to be a mixed bag of feelings and purpose. I loved the wonderful picture books for the early years… Corderoy, The Puppy Book, Make Way for Ducklings, The Big Red Barn, Obadiah, Curious George, Smudge… good stories, good pictures, good for sitting-on-mama’s-lap-reading. By definition a picture book is “a book … Continue reading Picture Books All Around!

How I Organize my Home Library Book Shelves

When you become a Charlotte Mason Educator you also become a home librarian!-which is the funnest part! I began purchasing the books my children needed for their studies many years ago. I also became a frequent visitor of garage sales, library sales, and in general, anyone who was getting rid of books. Needless to say, the books began to stack up. One day I brought … Continue reading How I Organize my Home Library Book Shelves

Subject List for Form 1a

This is taken pretty directly from CM, I added Service Projects and Handiwork (chores). The items with * are things that we do during Together Time (the whole family). Form 1a=  age 7-9 / grade 2-3 Bible * -Old Testament -New Testament Literature -imagination stories like fables, fairy tales, and legends -poetry (read)* History -own country -charts of the lives of people and/or time studied … Continue reading Subject List for Form 1a