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 »
Why do boys get to have all the fun? On The Trail is a book about forestry and survival that is just for girls! Great illustrations show how to make shelters, track animals, read the constellations, and much more. Download On The Trail from archive.org.
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 »
Poor and rich, gardeners are akin and form the truest brotherhood of all. Your garden—it does not matter what it measures, whether 20 x 20 or 200 x 200—it is always your playground. You grow the things because you love them, because you know you are fulfilling the Lord’s command to be useful, because you produce something to Read More »
Do your girls (or boys) like to sew? Maybe you have been wanting to teach them a few techniques but didn’t know where to start. When Mother Lets Us Sew has projects that will teach gathering, stitches, measuring, and more while allowing kids to make functional items for themselves and their dollies. Download When Mother Read More »