Friday, 29 August 2014

August Homeschool Resource Round Up

I'm loving all the new resources trending the WWW and wanted a spot to keep them all together.

If you find any great resources please let me know in the comments along with a link and I will add them to next months round up.  My goal is to make this a monthly feature here on the blog.


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Tuesday, 26 August 2014

The Young Reader's Shakespeare {Tuesday's Treasures}

  • Format: Hardback
  • Number of Pages:96 pages
  • Series:  The Young Reader's Shakespeare
  • ISBN 10:1402711166
  • ISBN 13:9781402711169  
  • Author William Shakespeare
  • Retold By:Adam McKeown,
  • Illustrator:Lynne Cannoy
In an effort to incorporate a Charlotte Mason approach in our home schooling I have been looking for some primary aged twaddle free Shakespeare rewrites.  I am very pleased to share this amazing resource with you.  There is enough Shakespeare to keep it in keeping with the time and simplified enough to follow.  The illustrations are beautiful too.

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Welcome to Tuesdays Treasures. I started these posts as a way of sharing great books in honour of my friend in New Zealand who would arrive with the treasures she had unearthed at her weekly trip to the library!

There are so many wonderful books and Resources out there out there hiding on shelves and somewhere on the internet.

I invite you to blog about

  • a book on your shelf, one you're reading or one you found at the library,
  •  a great homeschool item you have found and
  •  any new resources you are enjoying. 
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Every bed of Roses

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Monday, 25 August 2014

What will I be when I grow up ? {Poppins Book Nook}

This months theme for the Poppins Book Nook is What will I be when I grow UP?

We have decided we are joining Peter Pan and the Lost Boys and staying forever young! I was quiet surprised at all the different versions of Peter Pan there were at our local library.
“Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting.” ― J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
A little background

The story of Peter Pan was originally written as a stage production and  produced as such in 1904 by J.M. Barrie.  He then rewrote the story in novel form which was first printed in 1911 titled Peter and Wendy.

We started with these books to set the foundation of growing up.  They were fun and easy reads.  The pictures were beautiful too.
Then we followed the adventures of Peter Pan who never wants to grow up
“Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.” ― J.M. Barrie
Peter Pan from Milwaukee Ballet This is a beautiful retelling of Peter Pan.  It's nearly two hours long and well worth watching.

“Never is an awfully long time.” ― J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
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“If growing up means it would be beneath my dignity to climb a tree, I'll never grow up, never grow up, never grow up! Not me!” ― J.M. Barrie
FREE Lap Pack
Jill from over at Enchanted Homeschooling Mom has made this FREE Poppins Book Nook pack for you with What will I be when I grow up Theme.

  • An official interactive Poppins Book Nook bookmark for this month’s theme
  • This month’s Passport pages to add to your lapbook
  • Several lapbook elements centered around Pirates
  • Reading response writing prompt

Do you have a favourite 'When I grow up ...' book ?  If so please share it in the comments.  If you have a blog and have blogged about it please link up with us and share. Looking forward to reading your adventures

“Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else.” ― J.M. Barrie

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