Nature studies can be incredibly rewarding for the whole family. It teaches us how nature works and how we can nurture it. If you’re interested in taking up nature studies with your kids and you’re looking for some guidance, you should consider Our Journey Westward, a series of Nature Study resources created by Cindy West.
Who is Cindy West?
Cindy West is a homeschooling mom passionate about the Charlotte Mason style of schooling. From this, she created a series of short academic lessons, literature, and nature study sources. Most of these lessons are very hands-on and completed in unit studies.
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Nature study is important because it provides real-life foundations for all the sciences. Yes, all of them. It encourages higher order thinking skills through observation, investigation, research, comparison, classification, experimentation, and so much more. I’m here to help you make nature study a reality in your homeschool! For more info please click here . Thank you
Nature study is important because it provides real-life foundations for all the sciences. Yes, all of them. It encourages higher order thinking skills through observation, investigation, research, comparison, classification, experimentation, and so much more. Mrs. Cindy is here to help you make nature study a reality in your homeschool…and you won’t have to do anything more than turn on the computer twice a month! For more info please click here .
Our Journey Westward includes a range of short curriculums called NaturExplorers that can be downloaded and followed on any smart device. These curriculums are designed to be followed with a range of creative nature walks, exploring a variety of natural things, including insects, animals, clouds and even fungus.
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These short curriculums include nature study writing and research ideas, child-friendly internet links and book lists, hands-on activity ideas and more.
The NaturExplorers series was designed with 1st to 8th graders in mind. All of the activities are very adaptable for all ages, though, and specific ideas are included for incorporating older and younger kids.
Why choose Our Journey Westward?
The resources in this series of learning units offer an exciting and varied learning experience from the comfort of the home. It was designed to allow kids to think and do in new and creative ways. The series aims to constantly challenge kids to learn and produce in not-so-familiar settings, such as the backyard or park.
Interested in Our Journey Westward?
If you want more information about the series or have questions, contact Nature Journaling Thru The Seasons now.