Bible Explorers Curriculum 1:1
updated September 14, 2015

The fall quarter (September/October/November) of the first year covers

The Books of Moses


as well as the stories of Saint Michael and Saint Elizabeth of Hungary (also called Elizabeth of the Roses). The service project for this quarter is the organization of an aluminum can collection, raising money for a memorial to fallen police officers and fire fighters in our area.


"Is It Worth It? The energy side of recycling aluminum cans" lesson plan

Aluminum Can Recycling Information

Complete Booklist

The Holy Bible
(I am using the King James, Revised Standard, and New International versions)

The Dreamer by Cynthia Rylant

Allegro: Music for the Eurythmy Curriculum by Elizabeth Lebret

"Watercolor Painting" workshop on DVD by Kelly Morrow

classical music selections -- one rousing, one calm
(we ended up using Debussy's Reverie)

An Introduction to Shared Inquiry from Junior Great Books teacher training

All Year Round by Ann Druitt, et al.

In a Nutshell by Joseph Anthony
(which we read before painting the third day of creation)

McGuffey's Third Eclectic Reader

McGuffey's Fourth Eclectic Reader

Ogden Nash's Zoo by Ogden Nash

nature recording of birds chirping, rushing water

Owl Eyes by Frieda Gates

Educating the Will by Michael Howard

Book of Common Prayer

The Twelve Gifts of Birth by Charlene Costanzo

The Education of the Child in the Light of Anthroposophy by Rudolf Steiner

Noah's Ark in Paper and Card by Charlotte Gerlings
(instead of trying to build the Ark out of wood)

Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
(read "Sunday" chapter when talking about the fourth commandment)

Saints and Heroes by Donna Simmons

Magic Wool: Creative Activities with Natural Sheep's Wool by Dagmar Schmidt and Freya Jaffke
(for creating dry felted figures for lesson 12)

1st quarter parent letter


1st quarter homework assignments


"Harvest Loaf" handout


"Wheatgrass Kit" handout


Bible verses for Days of Creation bulletin board display (from Genesis 1:1 Bible Browser)


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