Should you use the SCIDAT logbook or the lapbook? {Sassafras Science Questions}

Logbook or lapbook? It's a question we often get around these here parts. And so we thought it might make sense to answer this question here - in case there's someone out there who is still trying to decide whether the SCIDAT logbook or the lapbook fits their future adventurers! SCIDAT logbook or lapbook? Here is a bit more than a minute, non-verbal answer... And here's a closer look … [Read more...]

Come see how one person uses the Sassafras Science activity guide and logbook

Wondering what it looks like to read the Sassafras Science novel along with the activity guide and logbook? Paige, our author, has come back to share what this looks like in her homeschool. Last time she let us peek into their world, we got to see how they used the lapbook. This time, her son is a bit older, a bit wiser, and a bit more camera shy! So, Paige is going to walk us through what a … [Read more...]

The prairie dog is jealous and so we are sharing his How to Dye Celery video

What do prairie dogs and videos on how to dye celery have to do with each other? Well, here in Uncle Cecil’s lab, President Lincoln, his lab assistant, is a wee bit jealous. At least that’s what we think he meant with all the gesturing and chattering. We are getting better at understanding him, but it’s hard with him being a prairie dog and all. Anywhoo, he brought this video to us about … [Read more...]

DEAR Day – Stop, Drop, And Read with the Sassafras Twins

Stop what you are doing! Or rather stop your kids from what they are doing? Drop what is in your hands! Unless it could break. If that is the case, just set it down gently. Now use those free hands to pick up a book and start reading!! Did you know that today, April 12th, was a national day set aside for reading? What is DEAR Day? Beverly Cleary first wrote about the DEAR concept in her … [Read more...]

The Indispensable Treasure: A brand-new Man With No Eyebrows Cartoon

We had so much fun getting the very first Man With No Eyebrows cartoon ready that we knew we would love to do another. But we weren't sure what the reaction would be... It turns out that you guys loved "The Man With No Eyebrows and the B-nator Machine" - woohoo!! So we got the green light to make another video. Enter... The Man With No Eyebrows and the Indispensable Treasure This time … [Read more...]

A list of the Let’s Read and Find Out books you can use for science

We love the Let's Read and Find Out series of books! They are a group of interesting and informative non-fiction books perfect to add to your science-learning journey. But anytime we have to look for a new one, it's a bit wonky to find the right book. And, we figured that we are not the only ones with this issue. So, here it goes a list of the Let's Read and Find Out books you can use for … [Read more...]

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