Home Economics

How Sewing Can Benefit Homeschoolers

Posted in Hobbies and Crafts, Home Economics, Homeschooling on November 11, 2016

We are so very excited to be publishing this guest article written by Angela Canter from Kids Make Clothes. Go check out the Kids Make Clothes Facebook Page as well! The art of sewing First of all, Sewing is an art and it is a lifetime skill.  Learning how to sew and make your own clothing Read More »

Little Books for Little Girls (Home Economics Skills)

Posted in Elementary, High School, Hobbies and Crafts, Home Economics, Home School Creative Commons Resources, Middle School, Public Domain on May 18, 2015

One of the fun things about homeschooling is that you have the ability to incorporate life skills into your lessons. There was a day when every young man and lady was expected to know certain skills like preserving, sewing, baking, farm chores, and more before they left the home as young adults. This little series Read More »

The Library of Work and Play

Posted in Elementary, Health, High School, Hobbies and Crafts, Home Economics, Home School Creative Commons Resources, Middle School, Public Domain, Scouting And Survival on March 24, 2015

Hobbies and Life Skills for Children Here we have an entire library, with a guide, of useful books to teach children skills and hobbies they will use for a lifetime. The Library of Work and Play contains 9 volumes, not including the guide and index. These could be used as a guide for everything from Read More »

Daddy Takes Us To The Garden

Posted in Home Economics, Lower Elementary, Nature Studies, Public Domain on March 24, 2013

This book would be fun to read as part of a home economics or gardening unit. This is a fun story of two children who help their father in the garden, but it also has a lot of detail on the actual science and art of gardening. There aren’t too many illustrations in the book, Read More »

The Book Of Cheese

Posted in Hobbies and Crafts, Home Economics, Public Domain on September 13, 2012

What is not to like about that book title? From a series of books called The Rural Text-Book Series, The Book Of Cheese is a manual and a history of cheese-making. The book is written for older students and adults, so it would work great for a high school course or a project on homesteading. Read More »

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