Category Archives: Fall

Thanksgiving Cookie Idea

Since many of our children aren’t big fans of pies, we’re going to try these pumpkin-flavored cookies. We even found a cool leaf cookie cutter to use to cut them out. Pumpkin Roll-out Cookies I’ll post pictures of our creations to the Facebook page.

Thanksgiving Bonus

We hope you enjoy this free book study based on the book Three Young Pilgrims by Cheryl Harness. What Are OH Book Studies? The primary method for teaching our children is conversation. The second is reading aloud. Book studies combine these key methods as we talk with our children about the books we read aloud. Each  Read more »

Preschooler Autumn Book Suggestion

We read a cute book that we found in our local library last week. The text is very simple, too simple for an Organic Homeschooling curriculum book, but it makes a sweet read aloud. Although I picked it up for my two- and four-year-olds, the older children enjoyed the gentle humor as well. It is  Read more »

A Turkey Poem to Enjoy

This poem is great practice for reading dialect aloud!  Signs of the Times BY PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR Air a-gittin’ cool an’ coolah, Frost a-comin’ in de night, Hicka’ nuts an’ wa’nuts fallin’, Possum keepin’ out o’ sight. Tu’key struttin’ in de ba’nya’d, Nary step so proud ez his; Keep on struttin’, Mistah Tu’key, Yo’ do’ know  Read more »

More About Magic Squares

This PDF tells more about magic squares.

New Sample Available

September 2012 is now available from our sample page. If you’ve been wanting to share OH with friends, this is a great place to send them. Despite the counsel we have been given many times, we still believe that the best way for a family to decide if OH is for them is to let  Read more »

How’s Everyone Doing?

How’s the first month of the 2012-13 school year going for everyone? It has been a tough, tough month for the Murphy family, but we are surviving by God’s grace. I’m sorry I haven’t been active on the blog, but I encourage you all to help one another via the Facebook page. Lord willing, I’ll  Read more »

September 2012 is Available!

The September curriculum is now available, and with it is a new PDF titled “How to Use Organic Homeschooling” that walks you step-by-step through the curriculum. I’ve very excited about the changes we made and also anxious to hear what you all think. I’m sorry we’ve been away from the site for a while. After  Read more »

Happy Thanksgiving

Psalm 100 Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands. Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing. Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. Enter into his  Read more »

A Second is a Hiccup activities

Try on of these activities from Rebecca Sauer with your reading of A Second is a Hiccup: Time: Look at different ways to measure time. Compare an hourglass, analog clock, and digital clock or stopwatch. Which is easier to use and read? In what other ways do we measure time? Seconds: Time yourself doing everyday  Read more »