Blaze New Trails – Purposeful Natural Learning

Blaze New Trails is a comprehensive guide using nature and your community to connect life with learning. Includes nine unit studies in a ready to use format, practical tips and ideas along with encouragement for mom. Holly weaves history, science, literature, family stories and resources in this creative approach to lifestyle learning. This book serves as a complete science for the younger years and activities for families to enjoy for years to come. The Student Companion is designed for children in grades 3 thru 8 to use as a complete science curriculum for one year making Blaze the teacher book. The Companion is filled with lapbooking, notebooking, art, extended hands on projects in all subject areas, yet the focus is science based.

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About the author


Trish is one of the owners of Hip Homeschool Moms. She has been married to her best friend, David, for 20 years and they have three sons (ages 17, 16 and 14). Trish is from the coast of North Carolina, but they now live in rural West Tennessee on a 40+ acre farm. She has been homeschooling since 2009 and her homeschool style leans towards a Montessori approach with a heavy emphasis on hands-on learning. They also own a small business that Trish runs from home. Trish’s family is Messianic and they love studying the Scriptures, learning Hebrew and growing in their faith and walk daily. In her spare time, Trish loves to write, work in their garden and can regularly be found trying to learn something new, modeling that learning is indeed a life-long endeavor!