• Everyday Learning
  • Butterfly Life Cycle: Raising and Observing Butterflies

    This past few weeks, our first “official” month of homeschooling, has flown by! For our science study, we’ve learned so much about the butterfly life cycle and observed so many beautiful butterflies! We raised Painted Lady (using this kit) and Cabbage White butterflies: We observed Pipevine Swallowtail eggs, caterpillars, and chrysalises at our friends Susie […]

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  • Butterfly Life Cycle: Setting the Facts Straight — What Eric Carle Got Wrong in The Very Hungry Caterpillar Book

    First an update on the butterflies we’re raising: our five Painted Lady caterpillars arrived, grew tremendously, transformed into chrysalises, and should emerge as butterflies any day now. We’ve already witnessed two Cabbage White butterflies transform from caterpillar to chrysalis to butterfly. We’ve had a big week… I’ll try to post pictures soon! In learning about […]

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  • Starting Something New

    You guys, we have a little girl who is stressing. She’s worrying because she’s heading to school soon. You may be scratching your head and thinking, “but I thought you were homeschooling?!” Rest assured, we are. In addition to learning at home, our daughter will be spending two days each week doing enrichment activities with […]