Beatrix Potter Collection

Posted in Animals, Kindergarten, Literature, Lower Elementary, Nature Studies, Public Domain, Reading on November 23, 2013

Once upon a time there were four little Rabbits, and their names were— Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-tail, and Peter. Peter Rabbit and other tales Children love to hear the antics of Peter Rabbit and his forays into the garden of Mr. McGregor. Beatrix Potter wrote an entire collection of stories for children, and illustrated them in Read More »

Bedtime Stories by Thornton Burgess {Adventures Of}

Posted in Animals, Literature, Lower Elementary, Nature Studies, Public Domain, Upper Elementary on October 22, 2013

If you have never heard of Thornton Burgess or his classic children’s books – then you are in for a treat! Burgess loved nature and writing for children – so much so that he wrote for 50 years in books and newspapers. His stories are fun and engaging, while providing insight into the behavior and Read More »

Snake & Reptile Nature Ebooks

Posted in Animals, High School, Lower Elementary, Public Domain, Upper Elementary on April 20, 2013

Last week someone on the Homeschool Commons Facebook page asked if I had seen any free ebooks about snakes. While she was looking for material to read to her younger son, I found mostly adult books. But I still wanted to share them here in case there are any older snake and reptile lovers out Read More »

Bird World; A Bird Book For Children

Posted in Animals, Lower Elementary, Nature Studies, Public Domain, Upper Elementary on April 11, 2013

I’ve had this nature reader in my bookmarked list for quite some time. In fact, it was near the top. For some reason or another I hadn’t shared it with you. But when I went looking for resources this week I happened once again upon it. It has everything a living book needs – beautiful color images, Read More »

The Quadrupeds of North America

Posted in Animals, High School, Middle School, Public Domain, Science, Upper Elementary on March 21, 2013

Amazing illustrations and descriptions of quadrapeds (four-legged animals) that are common to North America by none other than J. W. Audubon himself! Each species has a detailed illustration, synopsis of it’s looks, and a description of it’s habits and where it can be found. Download The Quadrupeds of North America from