Collecting and Preserving Natural Objects
Posted in High School, Hobbies and Crafts, Lower Elementary, Middle School, Nature Studies, Public Domain, Upper Elementary on March 20, 2014
If your children have an interest in collecting things living or dead, you might enjoy this book. Several authors with experience in their field wrote short essay detailing the ways in which they collect and preserve samples. Topics include collecting eggs, bones, insects, plants, and more! Download Notes on Collecting and Preserving Natural-History Objects from Read More »
The Nests and Eggs of Birds of the United States
Posted in Animals, Elementary, High School, Hobbies and Crafts, Middle School, Public Domain on March 20, 2014
With these few preliminary remarks, we send this beautiful book out into the world, trusting that it may meet with a cordial reception everywhere. If it be the means of acquainting man with the lovable manners and interesting domestic relations of a few, though not all, of our feathered friends, and of restraining our youth Read More »
Classic Fiction for Children: Sci-Fi and Fantasy!
Posted in High School, Literature, Lower Elementary, Middle School, Public Domain, Reading, Upper Elementary on November 25, 2013
Have you ever gone down a rabbit hole to meet a mad hatter? Or perhaps you would like to see a scarecrow that can talk? Here is a list of classic fantasy and science fiction titles for children – available free to download from gutenberg.org. Some of the books in the previous list could be Read More »
Classic Fiction for Children: Adventure!
Posted in College Prep, Elementary, High School, Literature, Middle School, Public Domain, Reading on November 15, 2013
Go sailing on the high seas, or mush dogs in the Yukon. These books are classic adventures that have inspired artists, directors, and children for decades! Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn Although both Tom and Huck are orphans, their lives are complete contrasts of each other. Tom has a warm home and caretakers. Huck has Read More »
Classic Fiction for Children – All About Family
Posted in High School, Literature, Lower Elementary, Middle School, Public Domain, Reading, Upper Elementary on November 14, 2013
I haven’t focused much on literature fiction here on Homeschool Commons because there are other sites dedicated to free fiction ebooks, and I wanted to share some of the other great resources you can find in the public domain. However, as a lover of great books, I feel compelled to share the great classics that Read More »