21 days with a chicken egg

To celebrate the spring and Easter we made a little project inspired by a friendly Polish blogger. She provided us with necessary photos (and they can be found online) to follow the development of a chicken that happens inside an egg. Every day we took a look at a corresponding photo and afterward, we hanged the photos…

5 kingdoms of life. Montessori

After the Second Great Lesson, I wanted to introduce to Rascals the concept of 5 kingdoms of life. I was wondering whether to use the old classification (Monera, Protista, Fungi, Plantae, Animalia) or the newer one with three domains (Bacteria, Archaea, and Eukarya). Finally, I just decided to mix them to make things easier to…

Seeds. Let’s explore!

What I love in home education is that a lot of activities we do come completely naturally from everyday life. Every question or a situation can be a trigger for researching further the subject. So it’s good to have your materials ready in advance! Today N asked about apples and its seeds. We actually covered…