Basic Geology: The Sassafras Twins share with you the three types of rock

Blaine didn't know what the three types of rock were before our geology leg. This is what his geology test would have looked like before our summer-long, zip-lining journey began: But thanks to some amazing new tech from our Uncle and his prairie dog lab assistant, we now know the three types of rocks. And pretty soon you'll get to join us on that leg!! But before that happens, Blaine … [Read more...]

How you can celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day with science at home today

It's National Grilled Cheese Day and we are celebrating this wonderful holiday with science!! I know, your thinking - Blaine and Tracey, what the heck do grilled cheese sandwiches, science, and your living books have in common? It's really rather simple - we love grilled cheese sandwiches and we have a living book series, plus today is National Grilled Cheese Day and we are going to … [Read more...]

Charlotte Mason would have loved these beautiful book summary lapbooks

Charlotte Mason was an advocate of living books and narration. And book summary lapbooks are a modern way to combine these two! As fans of living books, narration, and Miss Mason, we wanted to share with you all how to make your own beautiful book summary lapbooks. This method will work for any book you read! Plus, the final product is a great way to showcase what your students are … [Read more...]