Creative Nature Study: Ideas to Jump-Start or Invigorate Nature Study in Your Homeschool
Have you wanted to include nature study as part of your homeschool? Here’s a huge compilation of enjoyable lessons & living expeditions you’ll want to try!
It’s spring–a wonderful time to take your classroom outdoors and find some delightful new ways to enjoy God’s beauty through nature study!
Do you love the idea, but have trouble actually making it happen? Have you wanted to include nature study as part of your homeschool but got lost somewhere along the way? Could you use some captivating recommendations that really work?
Here’s a huge compilation of inspiring ideas, enjoyable lessons, and living expeditions you’ll want to try right away . . . and you’ll love the 18 colorful scavenger hunt pages that are included . . .
There are so many great ideas you can utilize–almost 100 pages of nature study investigation, facts, and fun! Take a glance at these chapters written by nature-loving, homeschooling moms just like you:
What is nature study and why do it? You know it’s important. Discover why so many homeschooling moms are passionate about including this study!
How to get started, where to go, and what to pack: Glean from these experienced moms and their families as they share many delights, lessons, nitty-gritty ideas, and explorations you can do too.
- As the Years Have Gone By
- Nature Study Through the Seasons
- Nature Study in Likely and Unlikely Places
- Packing a Nature Bag
Creative Walks: These ideas are just what you need to think outside the box!
- I See God Walks
- Herb and Berry Walks
- Group Walks
- No Nature Book Walks
- Nature Study in the Garden
- Listening Walks
- Nature in the Night
Creative Projects: Get in touch with the Master Creator in a truly unique way!
- Bird Watching Center
- Bird Watching Through the Seasons
- Keeping Track of Birds
- Wildflower Identification Books
- Research After the Walk
- Hands-On Nature Study
- Nature Study with Food
Creative Writing in Nature: Become inspired to try many new things that can instill a love of nature and observation, a deep sense of the Lord’s hand in nature, and encourage writing like you may never have experienced with your children.
Nature Journal Ideas: Watch your child grow and learn through his telling of the nature around him, and create a cherished memento of his childhood. These projects will inspire those precious family fun times too good to miss!
- A to Z Nature Notebook
- Keeping a Perpetual Calendar
Scavenger Hunts Galore: It is an art to open young children”s eyes to the wonders of God’s nature all around them. Your children will be thrilled by the fun ideas and activities included here as they are trained to see the world anew.
- Nature Study with Scavenger Hunts
- More Scavenger Hunt Ideas
- Even More Scavenger Hunt Ideas
Nature Study with Allergies or Asthma: Terrific ideas for special circumstances!
Great Resources: Wonderful complements for your nature-study enthusiasts!
- Book list–2 impressive (WOW) pages full!
- Internet links to further your study. Just click and you’re there!
- TOS resource list–what”s available to add to your study.
18 Scavenger Hunt Pages: Choose from these colorful, ready-to-print, ready-to-use activity pages on various nature study topics! With writing and drawing prompts included, your children will be ready to–explore–observe–draw–color–write–and have fun!
Whether you are new to an intentional study of God”s fascinating world or you’ve been frolicking in the field for years, the abundance of ideas and approaches to nature study found in these pages will happily engage your children in the fresh outdoors for days to come!
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