Category Archives: science

Volcano Science Kit Review

My kids got a Discover with Dr. Cool Ultimate Volcano Science Kit for Christmas. I love science kits because, even though they tend to be pretty basic, they are usually fun and sometimes spark more in-depth questions about the concepts they introduce. This kit comes with a pretty cool “Adventure Guide,” which is a book […]

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Our coin unit

This week we did a unit on coins. Coins are pretty awesome because you can easily include math, science, art, history, and writing in the study. Scroll down near the bottom for a free coin sorting printable. The first day we watched a couple of videos – a How it’s Made video on coins (Canadian) […]

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Fall Apple Unit

Okay, so it’s not actually fall here in Phoenix, but it is apple season! Our apple unit has been so much fun. I initially planned on making it a 2 week long unit, but I honestly think we are all getting a little sick of apples at this point! We’ll move on to something new […]

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Water Unit & printable

Our first unit study of the year was water! Easy, right? I needed something easy to get me started. We keep school pretty simple at the Coupaud house. I would say we spend roughly 2-3 hours a day actually “doing school.” I just don’t find that any more than that is really necessary – we […]

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