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Homeschooling Outside the Books

Not all learning comes in a book. Much of what our children learn comes from watching us (scary huh?).

Here is a collection of photos from the non-book learning-Charlotte Mason side of our homeschool.

Homeschool Photos Because Pictures Speak Louder than Words

You can’t look at these images and believe these children are missing out on anything in public school. Note all the socialization opportunities.

“When our eyes see our hands doing the work of our hearts, the circle of Creation is completed inside us, the doors of our souls fly open, and love steps forth to heal everything in sight.” –Michael Bridge

 

 

Computer Skills

Straw Shooting 101 (You thought we miss this important lesson because we don’t go to school- Wrong!)

Home Economics

Fractions

 

Horse Back Riding (animal husbandry)

Tom Sawyer Unit Study (Literature)

Civil Air Patrol (community service)

Horse Driving (animal husbandry)

Horse Driving (animal husbandry)

Homesteading and 4H (animal husbandry)

4H Socialization

4H

We do socialize – Its selective Socialization!

Rest Period

 

Nature Walks

Nature Walks

Organizational Skills

 

Contrast and compare: your cats’ tails

Shave Your Dog (Contrast and Compare LOL! )

animals

Feeding Goats w cousins (more socialization)

cows

Feeding Calf (animal husbandry)

 

VBS Music (more socialization)

 

VBS Crafts

Recess w cousins (more socialization)

 

More Woodworking

 

 

 

 

 

 

Even More Woodworking

Maybe one day they will build me a home.

 

 

Gardening (science)

Sharing (life skills)

Balancing an RC Cola – important southern skill

Another important southern skill
at the RC Cola Moon Pie Festival (more socialization)

Recess

Recess

Recess

 

Dress Up

 

Swinging Good Time (better than Playground Equipment)

Air pogo

 

 

Strategy

War Maneuvers

Law Enforcement

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Barrel Racing (better than Playground Equipment)

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Making Baskets for the retirement home (more socialization)

 

Not to Worry. We have Books too

We read aloud every day. We read at least  several biographies each week.

 

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Our boys help me organize the books (alphabetization)

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    ~Melissa says:

    Very sweet post. Enjoyed the pictures!

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    kerrie says:

    Love it Robin!!

    I’m off to encourage organisational skills in my boys in MY plastics kitchen cupboard….. :-)

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    Kim says:

    I love this! We went to Home Depot to buy paint. I never knew that color swatches were so educational! ;-)

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