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PDF (7+) Core Journal - 2nd, 3rd & 4th Grades - Homeschooling With Pets

PDF (7+) Core Journal - 2nd, 3rd & 4th Grades - Homeschooling With Pets

This is the PDF to print at home. To purchase the PAPERBACK and read reviews on Amazon.


Homeschooling With Pets: Do-It-Yourself Curriculum Journal - 250 Educational Activities For Elementary Students - Print at Home for your whole Household

This book includes 150 Pages:


  • Reading
  • Handwriting
  • Poetry and Pet Photography by Homeschoolers
  • Creative Writing
  • Story Writing
  • Character Development
  • Spelling
  • Classical Music
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • History
  • Art, Drawing
  • Library Skills
  • Unit Studies
  • Logic Games & Mazes
  • Geography and Map Skills

This book uses the Dyslexie Font to make reading easier for children who have dyslexia.


You can use this Handbook as your core curriculum for 2nd, 3rd and 4th grades.


This Journal will help you document your child's eclectic learning journey.

Amazon Review:
"My son won’t put this journal down! Huge hit with my son. This is his first traditional core journal and he is ecstatic that it covers all his subject areas. He immediately started searching the house for pet books. We love The Thinking Tree products in our homeschool and this new journal didn’t let us down. The activities are just right for my son, 9. There is a nice balance of writing, poetry and drawing/coloring. Highly recommend for the pet lover in your homeschool! "

Amazon Review:
"My nine-year-old daughter is using this journal along with library books, online research, and documentaries as her main curriculum for the year. She really enjoys the variety of activities, and the poems and photos submitted by homeschooling families add such a personal touch to this journal! She even enjoys the math and logic games, and any math that is fun is a win for us! I love that there are are geography lessons in the pets around the world pages and pages to record what your student is learning in science and history. A very excellent resource for our relaxed homeschooling approach, this is our favorite fun-schooling journal yet! "

Amazon Review:
" Homeschooling with Pets! This has to be my favorite curriculum from Author Sarah Janisse Brown and The Thinking Tree to date. This curriculum covers all your required subjects for school all in one book! How awesome is that! Grab your Library books and this Homeschooling with Pets Journal and go! Your Done! How much easier can it be! This book covers so many different areas of learning and is so diverse there is no "boring school work" here. There is something different with each turn of the page from pictures of pets to write/tell stories about for creative writing, fun Math & Logic Games, pet poetry, adorable pet pictures for teaching your child to trace and draw, Geography for where pets are found around the world, spelling and even teaching your child origami and so much more. Don't pass this one by your child will love you for it! " (This book was a gift)


Thinking Tree Learning Levels:

A1 = Pre Reader (Pre-K) ages 2-5

A2 = Beginning Readers (K-1st) ages 6-7

B1 = Early Elementary (2nd-3rd) ages 8-9

B2 = Upper Elementary (4th-6th) ages 10-11

C1 = Junior High (7th-8th) ages 12-14

C2 = High school + (9th-adult) ages 13+


Many Thinking Tree Journals span a wide variety of ages because the students use books at his/her reading level. For example, some journals may say for ages 7-17 because you customize it and meet the student where he’s at.

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