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...]

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...]

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...]