This week, we added the final touches to our semester-long astronomy project–a paper mache solar system. This paper mache solar system was a useful visual reinforcement for my kids as we learned about one planet at a time within our Science curriculum (Apologia: Exploring Creation with Astronomy).  More on Apologia Science at the end of the post. Here are the project how-tos. 10 Steps to the Ultimate Paper Mache Solar System    #1 Prepare all materials & reference pictures, printed from the… Read more »

Our semester-long planet project~we made all the paper-mache planets the first week of school, and now we paint and hang a new one each week as we study it. Hi Friends! We’re having a great time adventuring through space this semester with Apologia’s Exploring Creation with Astronomy curriculum. I cannot recommend this curriculum highly enough.  We have been enjoying it so, so much, supplementing our text with tons of “living books” right from the library, and doing many additional hands-on activities at… Read more »