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Half-a-Hundred Acre Wood
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Child of a great God, wife to a marvelous man, and homeschooling mother of four boisterous blessings.
Child of a great God, wife to a marvelous man, and homeschooling mother of four boisterous blessings.

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Alrighty, folks! We’ve finally compiled a list of our favorite books selected from years of reading aloud together as a family – along with some short descriptions to give you an idea of what each book is about. Several missionary biographies are included…
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Welcome to our list of world history & geography, biology, and earth science leveled readers! This collection of books includes text and vocabulary that young children can easily read and understand.  Although we own many of the books on this list, we…
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During the early elementary years (1st to 3rd grade) our children have naturally gravitated towards the Magic Tree House and Imagination Station series. Our children have enjoyed these books even more than the Who Was… series. I cannot emphasize enough…
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[Abram] communicated to them Arithmetick; and delivered to them the science of Astronomy. For before Abram came into Egypt they were unacquainted with those parts of learning: for that science came from the Chaldeans into Egypt; and from thence to the…
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When we return to Cycle 1 this fall, our family will be using a different reading plan called Mission: World Wonders, a study that incorporates a cohesive, integrated study of missions, geography, hymns, and science, along with a chronological study of…
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For our family, summer is a time to reset and recharge. Even though it seems counter-intuitive, the way we recharge in our home is not by just shutting everything down. Rather, we use the freedom from our normal schedule to embark on learning adventures…
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It’s booklist time here at Half-a-Hundred Acre Wood! We’re in the process of compiling a new series of book lists related to world history, the first of which is the popular Who Was… What Was… and Where Was… books written for early independent readers –…
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Our new CC Cycle 1 Planners are here! Our Cycle 1 Planners are now updated to the new design we released last year, which includes reading correlations and a Memory Work Review plan to keep the memory work fresh in our minds without it becoming cumbersome…
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Introducing Mission: World Wonders, an integrated study of world history, geography, cultures, religions, fine arts, and science - a journey through the wonders God has worked from creation to modern missions in Africa, Asia, and the Americas. {aka, our new CC Cycle 1 Reading Plan}

We’ve memorized history sentences. We’ve memorized science facts. We’ve memorized geography locations. These have all been valuable pieces of information for us to learn as we practice the skill of memorization. Yet… something was still missing for us in…
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While researching art and poetry for our Script-n-Scribe Americana copywork book, I came across the visually stunning artwork of American Impressionist painter Childe Hassam, who painted several patriotic pieces during World War I. I’ve been wanting to…
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