Wildflowers of the Farm

Posted in Lower Elementary, Nature Studies, Plants, Public Domain, Upper Elementary on September 11, 2013

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Almost all plants, including large trees, have flowers–they are flowering plants. Just a few plants have no flower; ferns have none, nor have the mosses and lichens which grow on walls and rocks and on the stems of trees. Fungi, too, such as the mushroom, have no flowers. Nearly all other plants have flowers. It Read More »

The Potter’s Craft

Posted in Art, High School, Lower Elementary, Middle School, Public Domain, Upper Elementary on August 31, 2013

The production of pottery was, at first, the supplying of a need. Clay offered a medium for the making of household utensils which were at once fireproof and impervious. The work does not belong strictly to the earliest stages of civilization but is a development of advancing refinement. The artist interested in clay and pottery Read More »

Ten Boys and Girls From Dickens

Posted in Literature, Lower Elementary, Public Domain, Upper Elementary, Western Civilization on July 16, 2013

In this small volume there are presented as complete stories the boy-lives portrayed in the works of Charles Dickens. Charles Dickens was a loyal champion of all boys, and underlying his pen pictures of them was an earnest desire to remedy evils which he had found existing in London and its suburbs. And so he Read More »

Our Little Cousin Series

Posted in Culture, Geography, Lower Elementary, Public Domain, Upper Elementary on July 4, 2013

Geography readers about children around the world These very simple readers tell about life in different countries through a child, or children, that live there! Some of the information may be out of date, but they would make great additions to a country study or a history course. Here are the ones I could find Read More »

Stories of King Arthur’s Knights {Told to the Children}

Posted in Lower Elementary, Mythology, Public Domain, Upper Elementary, Western Civilization on June 22, 2013

More than four hundred years ago there lived a diligent man called Sir Thomas Malory, who wrote in English words many of the beautiful Welsh tales about King Arthur’s Knights, that the people of Wales loved so well. This book is a very beautiful remake of the tales of King Arthur’s knights, written for children. Read More »

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