African American Troops during the Civil War in Abe’s Words; Kadir Nelson

Kadir Nelson: An Artist and Illustrator Study through Black History Picture Books

Kadir Nelson is an amazing, multiple award-winning artist who excels in picture books about leaders in African-American history and culture. Each painting in his books are a work of art. Having a collection of Mr. Nelson's books ready to go is a guarantee at an excellent history experience. Check out this list of the best Nelson books and learn how to do artist study while reading great picture books.

Gameschool: Ten Tips to Make Games a Priority in Your Family

Incorporating games into your family life and homeschool is easier than it may seem. See the educational and growth benefits of playing games. Use them to grow as a family and learn new skills. Make the games work for you and allow them to become yours. If you haven't found your favorite, keep looking and let yourself play with your kids. Prioritize it and be glad you did.

Brothers Reading a Picture Book

A Beginner’s Guide to Illustrator Study with Picture Books

I’m a picture study rebel. A mom who wants to do art study but can’t follow through. Anyone else? When I discovered Charlotte Mason, I loved the inclusion of art study. I’ve always enjoyed art museums and frequently take the kids to them. I bought the big coffee table books of the masters, the Usborne … Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Illustrator Study with Picture Books

Schooling from the Driver’s Seat

Learning happens anywhere and any time, usually without you acknowledging it. When you do call it “learning”, that’s when the kids stop doing that very thing. Whether you do traditional schooling or homeschooling, driving in the car is a great time to do some fun family learning any time. Being on a road trip as … Continue reading Schooling from the Driver’s Seat