The Conversation by Leigh A. Bortins {Review}

The Conversation Reviewed

If you’ve been reading Creative Madness Mama this week you might have noticed that I recently read and short reviewed The Core. I decided to go back and read The Core after my experience and delight with The Conversation. We are, for the most part, a Classical Christian Educating family. A couple of years ago when a conference came to Memphis I was able to discover Classical Conversations  ~  (http://www.ClassicalConversations.com) where I was introduced to their methodology for those studying at home. At that time my daughter was just starting Junior Kindergarten so I wasn’t quite ready to absorb all of the information. Yet since we have enjoyed their Classical Acts & Facts History and Science Cards and plan to get more as the appropriate topics arise. In the years since I have read every book I can get my hands on, on the Classical Christian Education methodology. Thus, when. . .

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Have you seen Little Passports newest Camp Explorer Series? {aff}

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Grab the art supplies, break out the tent and pull up a stuffed animal or two. This week the Little Passports blog includes week 4 of the Camp Explorer series, and it is an absolutely adorable craft! Camp indoors with Little Passports’ DIY campfire and your little explorer! Of course, you must top off this indoor adventure with a few s’mores!

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And if you missed the Camp Explorer Series Weeks 1,2 and 3, you can view them here
Little Passports Blog-Camp Explorer Week 1.
Little Passports Blog-Camp Explorer Week 2
Little Passports Blog-Camp Explorer Week 3

Funtastic Unit Studies {Review}

In the last few months we have discovered the wonder of unit studies and it has been delightful. Now I have had the opportunity to be introduced to a different author and program in Funtastic Unit Studies  ~  (http://FuntasticUnitStudies.com/). When I first discovered I would be give the opportunity to review the physical book Science Unit Studies For Homeschoolers and Teachers, I was intrigued as to what I would receive. The first thing I did was go and download some free samples and unit studies (see the bottom of this post). For the purposes of this review we were expected to use on unit study from the book which should take about two weeks of work. For us it took about three, but it was a neat experience. Right now my daughter is loving science and has been begging left and right to increase our library, both with some read. . .

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