What are we working on?

What would it look like to teach letters, numbers, shapes, and colors the Five Senses Literature Lessons way? Take a look to find out! We are excited to announce that we are working on a new program for the Orange Level, Fundamentals and Foundations!

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The Educational Philosophy Behind Five Senses Literature Lessons

If you’ve been around homeschooling any length of time, you’ve seen and heard about many different styles and philosophies. Perhaps you are wondering what is the educational philosophy of  Five Senses Literature Lessons? How does it fit together with what you know about other homeschool programs and their philosophy of education? At Five Senses Literature… Read More

Happy Indigenous People’s Day!

Indigenous People’s Day has been celebrated in many states and cities across the US since 1990.  Other countries, including Canada and Brazil, have similar holidays on other days of the year. In honor of the holiday, we are having a sale all week!  All of our curricula are 15% off with code 5SLL2018 this week only.

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Magic Monday — AAC and Bears

Kristine at AAC Modeling Family has been using our Orange level with her beautiful daughter and has been making videos to share.   She is sharing YouTube videos with our Orange level books and demonstrating how to use an AAC device with the story to help children who are learning to use their AAC device.  

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Magic Monday — Penguins

Winter is an amazing season to learn about! In our Level Orange: Full-Year curriculum, you get the chance to play lots of hands-on games with your child while learning about weather, the North Pole, the South Pole, Penguins and Polar Bears! 

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Magic Monday — Ocean Field Trip Made Easy!

Not every field trip has to be exotic or cost money. In the Level Orange: Full-Year unit on Oceans, you can choose to take a field trip to an aquarium or beach. But if you are landlocked, take an easy trip to your local pet store!

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Magic Monday: Bears and Leaves!

Thank you to our wonderful user who shared with us these great pictures of her child using our Level Orange: Full-Year curriculum. They are exploring our Autumn Unit where we learn about bears and leaves.

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What Kindergarten Should Be

When kindergarten was invented in Germany, over 100 years ago, with tons of purposeful play with toys, songs, and games. The idea traveled to America, where “educational reform” changed it over and over again. Developmentally appropriate kindergarten has all but disappeared and our children are paying the price.

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Magic Monday — Apples!

In the Level Orange: Full-Year program we spend an entire week on apples. We use apples to teach math, art, science, and language. The wonderful thing about apples is that they are easy to obtain so your child can hold, touch, look at, smell and taste along with the lesson.

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