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...]

Are you wondering how the Sassafras Science Series works? Here is the answer…

Before we dig into how the Sassafras Science Series works, let's chat a bit about the history. When we released the very first novel of our journey in 2013, we had no idea what the response would be. We just wanted to share a story that would make learning about science fun. Five years later . . . we have been blown away - it turns out that people love to take a journey to learn about … [Read more...]

When should you stop reading science aloud to your kids?

When should you stop reading aloud to your kids? Never - read aloud to them as long as they will let you do so! In fact, Blaine and I still enjoy listening to a good book. But reading science aloud to them is a bit different. At what point are they ready to start reading and learning rather than listening and learning? ┬áIs there a way for you to even tell? Today, Paige is back on the … [Read more...]