Written by contributor Renee Tougas of FIMBY.
This past spring all of us here at Simple Homeschool shared our curriculum choices. In my contribution to that series I talked about the curriculum we’ve used so far for elementary reading, writing, and math.
But of course there is a lot more to our homeschool routine than just those subjects.
Today I want to share how we teach science to our elementary aged children in the context of every day life, without a set curriculum.
I have found science to be one of the easiest “subjects” to teach our children.
I know it will get trickier as they get into the higher grades and so we plan to start using curriculum sometime during the junior high years.
But so far interest-led science has worked well for us.
Here are the four methods we’ve used.