Lessons From The Bee Hive eBook {Review & Giveaway}

Bees.  Unusual insects made by the Creator, to defy the laws of aviation and perhaps to teach us a few lessons.  In fact, Lessons from the Bee Hive eBook proves to guide you through learning science, language and even math, from nature's friend, the bee.

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This little gem of an eBook is a great unit study using real encounters with bees in nature as a spring board for learning, across the curriculum.  Carol Alexander from Lessons from the Homestead website, the author of this booklet, is a long time homeschooler with a driving passion to share her love for education and bees.  This little 18 page eBook is chalked full of lessons to utilize while home educating your child.
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Lessons from the Bee Hive includes hands on science experiments, easy to follow online resources to printables, lapbooks and notebooking pages, online video links and resources to find at the library. This makes it a thrifty choice for starting your academic year.

This is a great little unit study, that is well written and easy to maneuver around any of your set curriculum.  This unit study is well suited for using with students that are at multiple stages of development, which makes it great for the entire family.

Wondering what science topics you will find in this eBook? - Basics about bees, honey crystallization, pollination, flowers, and even a bit about NASA.  In addition, you will experience learning opportunities in geography, math, art, language and home economics.  Carol is the author of this wonderful ebooklet, plus additional ebooklets that teach 50 lessons or more using the homestead as the back drop for many great hands-on learning opportunities.  Check out these additional titles: Lessons from the Hen House, Lessons from the Seed Catalog, Lessons from the Tree House.

I enjoyed all of the ideas provided by this eBook.  I am currently beginning to use these ideas for planning our early spring curriculum and use this ebook along with our Nature Study.  Although, I am not sure that I am brave enough for the all-out hive!  Try Carol's eBook today for just $3.99 and begin getting dirty and learning, together.

Carol J. Alexander, the eBook author, has graciously agreed to give a FREE copy of her eBook, Lessons from the Bee Hive, to one of my fortunate readers.  Use the Rafflecopter below to enter to win this great little eBook for your family.
* I recieved a copy of this ebook from the author for review on this website.  I was not compensated in any way for my opinion of this product.  I have attempted to give my accurate and honest opinion of this product.
The Joyful Socks Mom 

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  1. Lessons from the Hen House! We are new to raising chickens and this would be fun!

  2. We are new to keeping bees and would enjoy this book!

  3. Looks like a great learning tool.


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