Don’t miss the giveaway at the end!
We are joining up with Unit Studies by Amanda Bennett for all things spring! I mentioned last week that we’ve been enjoying Spring Surprises with our kindergartener and second grader. A few highlights of our Spring Surprises studies…
- Listening to Vivaldi’s Four Seasons: Spring during lunch
- Time lapse videos of seasons and gardens growing
- Nature walks every afternoon to notice signs of spring
- Learning about the hemispheres and the equator
- Reading about Noah, God’s promise with the rainbow and the science of how a rainbow is formed
- Bible verses like I will send you rain in its season, and the ground will yield its crops and the trees their fruit. Leviticus 26:4
What is wonderful is that you truly download and go with your learning time. Just open up the unit study and click on videos, links to Bible verses, further information, print nature journal pages, browse the list of suggested books!
Now for the giveaway!
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And be sure to visit Unit Studies by Amanda Bennett where you can find both of these wonderful spring unit studies – and enter to win one of five of our Through The Seasons Art Curriculum bundles via Unit Studies Amanda Bennett Facebook page.
Kathleen P. says
We have not completed many unit studies but they are always a hit and make learning fun.
We LOVE unit studies and find Amanda Bennett’s to be thorough.
This has been on my wish list! Yay spring, caterpillars, seeds, and tadpoles! Thanks Amanda Bennett!
Jennifer Stone says
We are using a unit study curriculum this year and my kids all enjoy it very much. They are in K, 2nd, and 4th grade and teaching them all the same theme from unit studies has made teaching easier for me. Thanks!
melissa g says
Looking forward to beginning our first yr homeschooling and using unit studies.
We are just getting into enjoying unit studies and this would go well with our nature walks that we are about to begin.
Mama Fry says
I have tried some but not as many as I would like
Wendi S says
We haven’t completed a unit study in a long time…but when we did do a couple of them a few years back my kiddos really loved them!
Kerri E says
We love using unit studies to dig deeper into subjects that interest us and to take a break from regular school work. We have learned a lot from them!
I know my children would really enjoy these studies! Thank you, Tricia and Amanda!
Cindy Freeman says
I’ve not used them much, but they are a nice break for me and the children from what we regularly do.
We haven’t done unit studies lately, but have had great success with them in the past.
Amber Smyder says
We haven’t tried unit studies yet, but I am just dying too! This one looks fantastic!!
I purchased these two along with Easter Promises over the weekend, and I’m so excited to get started! Yay for spring. 🙂
Sarah C says
We enjoy focusing on one subject and then activities all three kids can do. We also did Five in a Row for kindergarten last year, which we loved and is like unit studies too.
Sharon Normark says
I like to add Unit Studies to our ‘regular’ curriculum. It makes things more interesting for the student to use different learning methods on any given subject. Unit Studies take away the doldrums and allow the student to safely explore a little on their on. 🙂
tracy criswell says
We love using unit studies for science and social studies. They allow our family to come and learn together no matter the age or ability set of each child.
Charissa L says
The boys love the variety of information found in unit studies.
Nicole M says
We use Unit Studies to “dig in deeper” to a specific subject…2012/2013, we used Amanda’s Election and Inauguration studies. My kids enjoy them and recommend them:)
Bonnie Boucek says
They are great project for the kids to gather information and the “teach” the class for a day.
ms cox says
they are good for multiple ages.
We have used a couple of Unit Studies in the past and my kids still talk about them. We would love to do this Spring one and get a chance to learn while we enjoy God’s creation!
We haven’t done a unit study in quite a while. This would be a nice switch from our routine as we change seasons and the spring “fidgets” begin to build.
I’d be delighted to teach my kids using Unit studies!
Never really tried a Unit Study before. But, I’m very excited to try!
Kate M says
Wanting to start some unit studies as a way to switch things up in our normal routine and get my daughter excited about school!
Kimberly R says
We have done a few unit studies, but the kids always enjoy them. They give us a nice break from our usual curriculum.
I just pulled my 8-year-old (2nd grader) from the public schools. He was in special ed and it was NOT helping. I pulled him out to homeschool him (something I’ve always wanted to do anyway). Since this recently happened we have not been able to do any unit studies yet. Based upon my brief research, this seems very appropriate for my son and will help him strive for excellence despite how much the school and his biological father has taught or influenced him to have view education negatively.
Lorraine S. says
Our main curriculum uses unit studies. I love them because I can group my kids together to teach them at the same time and cut down on school time. This gives them more time to explore more on their own of areas that they found interesting or exciting. It also allows us to fit in more out of home fun time. Recently, since my oldest ones are old enough for this now, I have started purchasing unit studies of things that they love (horses, astronomy, etc) that they can do on their own. It takes little effort from me to get them started. My job is to supply any supplies needed and stand back and watch them go! It is fun and amazing!
Jennifer M. says
Unit studies add fun to our homeschool day.
Cristy S. says
Unit studies have been a huge help when we’ve hit a rut in our regular studies. We take a break, work on a unit study, get interested in learning again, and then hit our regularly scheduled work again.
This would be fantastic with my mentally challenged son
We have not yet had the pleasure of trying a Unit Study by Amanda Bennett, but I’ve heard great things about them.
love these studies… fingers crossed!
judith martinez says
Unit studies have helped make school more interesting for my children.
Unit Studies are the best way to encompass every subject!! We love them in our first grade year!