Category Archives: Homeschool Projects

4 Ideas for Nature Inspired Summer Projects

Whilst we will always say that getting outside is the best way to experience nature, there are also ways to bring the natural world inside, or at least to be able to better understand it by completing some scientific experiments … Continue reading

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Top 3 Best Selling Classroom Nature Projects

With the children all back at school or homeschool, it is time to turn our attention to nature projects. Children can learn so much from nature, but you don’t need to be outside to appreciate nature, some of our live … Continue reading

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3 Cool Summer Nature Projects for Kids

School is out and summer is finally here with endless weeks stretching out before them, it’s a good idea to add a little structure to the school holidays and set your children a nature project that will entertain as well … Continue reading

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Teaching Children About Insects

The insect world is one of the most diverse and amazing in nature.  With millions of different types of insects and bugs, you could spend your entire life studying insects and still not unearthing everything there is to know about … Continue reading

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Homeschool Nature Projects – The Ladybug

There cannot be a more pleasing sight than the arrival of a small ladybug to your backyard.  These little red and black creatures manage to delight everyone regardless of age as they busy themselves around the garden eating up all … Continue reading

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Winter School and Homeschool Nature Projects – Tadpole Growing Kit

Just because the weather is cold outside it doesn’t mean that we have to stop studying nature.  We have a range of live insect and animal kits that will allow children of all ages to watch a creature develop through … Continue reading

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Winter School and Homeschool Nature Projects – Butterfly Life Cycle

Once fall has been and gone outside seems bleak and uninteresting.  It can be difficult to come up with exciting nature classes that will intrigue and educate students. However, here at Nature Gift Stores, we have a range of live … Continue reading

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Halloween Homeschool Lesson Ideas – What Happens to the Bugs in Winter?

Halloween is about ghosts, ghouls and all things scary.  Sadly insects and bugs tend to get a raw deal at Halloween time.  However, we see Halloween as a great time to teach children about what happens to all bugs in … Continue reading

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Homeschooling Nature Projects – Worm Farms

Worms are interesting little creatures and observing them in a worm farm makes for a great homeschool nature project, and because worms are around whatever the season they can be studied at any time of the year.  Lessons can be … Continue reading

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Homeschool Project – Live Butterfly Kits

There aren’t many creatures more fascinating than the butterfly.  Its transformation from egg to caterpillar to beautiful butterfly captivates the interest of nature lovers of all ages. Because the life cycle of a butterfly is quick—just three weeks from caterpillar … Continue reading

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