When should you stop reading science aloud to your kids?

When should you stop reading aloud to your kids? Never - read aloud to them if 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? ¬†Is there a way for you to even tell? Today, Paige is back on the Sassafras … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Guide to Living Books for Science

Here it is - THE Ultimate Guide to Living Books for Science!! We have made no secret of the fact that we are fans of living books. They bring science to life in a way that nothing else can. There are loads of options out there telling you how to use living books for history and even math, but not so many on how to use living books for science. And so, we wanted to change that with this … [Read more...]

What are Living Books?

We talk about living books a fair amount here at Sassafras Science.¬†Blaine has even shared about how living books once saved the world! But we realized that we have yet to share a "What are living books?" post! Something we plan to remedy with this post! We are bringing Paige back to define what a living book is for your all today since she is our resident expert on the subject. … [Read more...]