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A Beautiful Lupine Wildflower Nature Study for Your Homeschool

Enjoy a beautiful lupine wildflower nature study for your homeschool! Don’t miss the free lupine resource download and the free, live event! Details, below.

Enjoy a beautiful lupine wildflower nature study for your homeschool! Don't miss the free lupine resource download and the free, live event!

Lupine Wildflower Nature Study

This Homeschool Nature Study is part of the Wildflower Course with an accompanying Outdoor Hour Challenge curriculum ebook.

The lupine nature study includes:

  • indoor preparation and Handbook of Nature Study references
  • Outdoor Hour suggestions
  • additional resources on the host plant and butterflies that love lupine
  • custom notebook pages to use for the lupine flower and the pea family
  • advanced studies
  • drawing lesson

You may wish to watch this short video of lupine (including a bee visit): Lupine.

Make Your Homeschool a Little More Beautiful – A Free Event with a Lupine Nature Study!

Make your homeschool a little more beautiful with literature, art and nature study! Explore the beloved picture book, Miss Rumphius, with Sarah, Nana and Tricia. What a FUN way to kick off your homeschool year!

YOU are invited!

  • When: Wednesday, July 27th at 11AM PT/2PM ET
  • Where: Zoom platform

Sign Up To Participate

Get your free resources + info on the Live Event!

Make Your Homeschool Year a Little More Beautiful

    Sign Up To Participate and For Your Free Resources

    When you sign up you will receive:

    • Information for joining us for the live July 27 event
    • Your Read Aloud Revival Family Book Club Guide on Miss Rumphius
    • A Homeschool Nature Study lupine Outdoor Hour Challenge
    • Access to the replay for one week after the event

    Please note: A replay will only be available to those who sign up. Be sure to fill out the form, below!

    Here’s How to Be Ready for the Event

    For your literature time with Sarah, reserve or pick up your copy of Miss Rumphius at your local library or order online today!

    For your art time with Nana, you will just need a very few suggested supplies, below:

    • a starter set of chalk pastels (Our favorites are here).
    • construction paper (Nana suggests white construction paper for this lesson)
    • baby wipes or damp paper towel for easy clean up

    For your nature study time with Tricia, have your lupine download on hand.

    Remember to sign up, above!

    Enjoy a beautiful lupine wildflower nature study for your homeschool! Don't miss the free lupine resource download and the free, live event!

    Share On Social Media!

    Be sure to share your Make Your Homeschool A Little More Beautiful time on social media and tag @readaloudrevival @outdoorhourchallenge and @chalkpastelart – We can’t wait to see you participating and to see your paintings!

    And please invite your friends!

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    Wildflower Series – Coming Soon to the Outdoor Hour Challenge


    Outdoor Hour Challenge Wildflower Set 1 Ebook

    Outdoor Hour Challenge Wildflower Nature Study Set #1

    Don’t miss the special promotion code at the bottom of this email!

    Exciting News! I am creating NEW wildflower challenges based on flowers that I have become familiar with over the years. These are flowers that are NOT specifically covered in the Handbook of Nature Study written by Anna Botsford Comstock. They will be flowers that many of you know about and have seen in real life and now you can use the brand new OHC lessons to create a meaningful nature study for your children.  In addition to the specific flower, each challenge will help you learn about a different plant family.

    This is a huge undertaking and much more time consuming than I originally anticipated, so I am going to create a series of smaller ebooks and release them over the next few years. I am planning on releasing the first set of five wildflowers by the end of March 2017. Then starting in April 2017, this series of fresh wildflower Outdoor Hour Challenges will post every Friday.  The ebook will contain custom designed notebooking pages for each wildflower, including more advanced pages for older students.

    Please note the notebooking pages will only be available to ebook users and the ebook will be available for those that have an Ultimate or Journey level membership.


    A Little Background

    In choosing which flowers to start with in this series, I tried to narrow the list to early blooming plants that many of you will have access to in person. I’ve also included suggested substitutions for flowers that may also be common in your area by listing related flowers in the same plant family. Learning more about the plant families is something I’m going to be stressing in this new series of nature study ideas by referencing the Botany in a Day book and providing internet links for you to use as resources.


    Want a sneak peek at the topics?

    • Wild Mustard and Wild Radish (mustard family)
    • Shooting Star (primrose family)
    • Lupine (pea family)
    • Purple Chinese House (figwort family)
    • Yarrow (composite family)


    This new ebook will be loaded into the Ultimate Naturalist and Journey level memberships soon!

    Ultimate Naturalist Library @handbookofnaturestudy

    If you aren’t a member yet, you still have time to join and have immediate access as soon as it publishes.

    As a special promo, you can use the discount code WILDFLOWER5 for $5 off the Ultimate Naturalist Membership.

    Handbook of Nature Study Ultimate Naturalist Membership

    Join us in April for this interesting series of nature study challenges!