Lesson Plans

The first day of Autumn will be here next week! We are all very happy about that around here and are hoping for some autumnal weather to go with it. We are especially excited that the full moon is coinciding so closely with the first day of autumn and this weekend we will going to […]

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Seasonal Lesson Plan - Apples, Nuts, and Seeds | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

When Sola was in Kindergarten, I shared our weekly lesson plans, which included all of the seasonal activities we did, since that was pretty much what kindergarten was all about. Then last year, I started to do the same thing with her first grade lesson plans, but life got in the way with Noctis’ school […]

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Seasonally Inspired Homeschooling First Grade – Week 15 | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

How was your homeschooling week? We had another busy week, but we both have been enjoying all the holiday happenings. Sola went ice skating for the first time, which she really enjoyed. Unfortunately, I do not know how to ice skate well enough to take her myself, so she can only go if my husband […]

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Seasonally Inspired Homeschooling First Grade – Week 14 | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

How was your homeschooling week? Ours was a bit hectic, as we have been doing so many holiday activities. I know some homeschoolers take off December for this very reason and then do more schooling during the summer. I am beginning to think that I should do that with Sola. My older kids all wanted […]

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Seasonally Inspired Homeschooling First Grade - Week 13

How was your homeschooling week? I’m sorry to be posting this at the last minute. I meant to post it before Thanksgiving, but got distracted. We always take off the week of Thanksgiving, so this lesson plan is for this week, the first week of December. St. Nicholas Day is next Sunday, December 6th. Here […]

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