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  • Item #: 069558
    ISBN: 9781908489265
    Retail: $24.99
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    Take your nature studies to the next level with this gorgeously illustrated scrapbook. Young people of all ages will eagerly create a personal keepsake in these scrapbook pages: partially blank pages (for collected items, illustrations and observations) and part instruction manual with field guide notes.

    Beginning with brief tips and the nature explorer code, the book is divided into 4 sections: earth, air, water and useful things. Each section provides a beautiful mix of information and lightly illustrated scrapbooking pages with space to secure or draw personal observations. The Earth section centers on seeds, grasses, flowers, skulls, rocks, minerals and fossils, tree leaves, mammal tracks, etc. Air focuses on clouds, feathers, owl pellets, butterflies and insects, spores, etc. Water emphasizes seashells, tadpoles and pond life, and rain/watery weather. The last section highlights favored monthly finds and field notes.

    Charlotte Mason and nature loving families will find this a wonderful portfolio of Science studies and a beautiful family keepsake. Destined to become a family favorite! Measures 10" x 12". Includes elastic closure. 81 pgs, hc ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 041001
    ISBN: 9781615385331
    Retail: $8.95
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    Take a walk, find something interesting (a fallen log, a patch of moss, a beetle) and encourage your child/student to take the time to observe, draw and write about what he sees. Each page has 5 large (dotted half-line) writing lines and a space to draw a picture (about 7 x 4) at the top. Younger students can tell you what they see while you write for them and they draw a picture. Older students can write a few sentences on their own. While you are creating a keepsake, children are learning to be curious about nature and practice their handwriting skills. A few pages at the beginning of the workbook explain some classifications children can include and there are some prompts if you need a little guidance on your nature walk. You dont have to find a lush forest; a yard or park will do the trick! Take a magnifying glass and some colored pencils with you. Each page has a verse from a poem or Scripture at the bottom. Memoria Press, 36pp (26 journaling pages), 8.5 x 11 pb ~ Sara

  • Item #: 050101
    ISBN: 9780971787452
    Retail: $26.95
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    If you can train yourself in the habit, keeping a nature journal offers not only the opportunity to continually hone artistic skills, but also provides ample opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, develop a deeper appreciation for nature, enhance penmanship and writing abilities and become a precious keepsake for years to come. This guide takes students lesson-by-lesson through developing their own nature journal and building the skills they'll need to capture examples of nature's beauty. Created by Barry Stebbing, author of the How Great Thou Art courses, these lessons are formatted similarly with short, easy-to-read lessons and a related assignment. There are 47 lessons total, the first segment focusing on assignments that can be done in the classroom, and later assignments which students will get to head outdoors to do. Lessons include designing the journal cover; learning how to appropriately frame the page; creating various tones in green and brown, and drawing specific objects or scenes such as onions, vines or tree trunks, landscapes, night scenes, farm animals, feathers, insects and much more. The lessons are illustrated with a variety of related drawings (both color and black-and-white) by Barry, some of which serve as examples to copy, and others to provide inspiration or examples for students' own drawing. The last piece of the book provides several blank journal pages with lines, a space for an inspiring quote and blank areas for drawing. You'll need a few specific supplies to complete the lessons, including a hardbound journal, a legal pad, a rubber band, colored pencils, a drawing pen, a writing pen, glue stick, tape, washable markers, a #6 watercolor brush (to use with the markers) and semi-gloss paper. Especially if you're not already emphasizing art in your curriculum, a course in nature journaling can provide your students a rewarding, creative tie-in to your science, English or even handwriting program – and get them outdoors to enjoy that sunshine! – Jess

  • Item #: 069241
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $15.75

    Designed to appeal to young girls, this cute set features a spiral-bound 60-page nature journal, a plastic magnifying glass, four little pads of sticky tabs, ten crayons, and stickers. The journal is guided, with spaces designated to paste leaf and flower specimens or to draw your own, along with prompts to describe where and when they found the specimens. If youre already a seasoned nature-journaling family, this American Girl-branded set may be too cutesy, but for young girls who havent tried nature journaling before, this journal would offer an engaging introduction. Jess

  • Item #: 068492
    ISBN: 9781544924151
    Retail: $27.50
    Rainbow Price: $22.50

    Need more guidance to create a nature study notebook? Check out this new nature study journal from Funschooling Books. First, get a quick look at how to use the book along with a list of 10 things to think about when you go outside. Then you are whisked into activity pages. An assortment of independent activities is included: for example, drawing and coloring pages; brief research exercises; collecting items and creating nature crafts; spelling and vocabulary review, etc. To supplement these pages, I would recommend a Science Encyclopedia, the Handbook of Nature Study from Anna Comstock or accessing a library. The author does provide space to record additional reading/movie resources used with the journal. Created specifically for Dyslexic Children, and utilizing the Dyslexie Font created by Christian Boer. Children without dyslexia may also find them engaging. This is a fun supplement for your nature studies or to keep learning alive through the summer. Black & White graphics. SC.223 pgs. Non-reproducible. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 037158
    Retail: $16.99
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    Take a look at a hidden world with Nancy B's Black Light Illuminator. This set comes with an easy-grip black light (requires two AA batteries, not included), invisible ink pen, and 22-page activity journal. Use the black light to read invisible messages and look at special features of rocks, insects, flowers, and even security features on money. The journal includes great activities like making gelatin that glows and encrypting codes. The 'detective' in your family can now spend hours revealing unseen mysteries.
  • Item #: 026578
    ISBN: 9780811877688
    Retail: $16.95
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  • Item #: 018672
    ISBN: 9781580172967
    Retail: $19.95
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    This journal is the companion to the above book, Keeping a Nature Journal. It is a hardcover, attractive journal, measuring approximately 7.5" x 10". After a few introductory pages to help you get started, the pages are blanks save for quotes, short ideas, and faint lines for recording notes, dates, and other information alongside your nature drawings. The recommended grade levels could be lowered if you have a younger student who is dedicated enough about the subject to use the journal consistently. - Melissa

  • Item #: 010791
    ISBN: 9781580174930
    Retail: $18.95
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    Learn to slow down and enjoy life as you observe and reflect upon the world around you. In Part One of this book, you will learn what it means to keep a nature journal, how to start exploring, and how to express your thoughts using the written word and drawings. If you're not a great artist, don't panic! This book will help you lay aside your fears as it encourages you to improve your skills through practice.

    Part Two of this manual focuses on the ongoing journal, providing ideas to keep your journal active throughout the changing seasons. Centering a portion of your seasonal observations on a stationary object or place such as the tree across the street, an easily observed park or street corner, or even the moon will lend a sense of continuity to your entries.

    The final section is entitled "Learning and Teaching Nature Journaling." This segment consists of a number of exercises to help the reader gain confidence with basic drawing skills including contour, capturing basic shapes, foreshortening, perspective, and shading. The author has also provided helpful tips to simplify drawing flowers, landscapes, weather, reptiles and amphibians, birds, and other objects which may prove difficult to capture on paper.

    The last few chapters of this section are devoted to the idea of teaching the art of nature journaling to people of all ages, and adapting nature journaling to a group activity. This portion stresses the role of the teacher in creating learning situations that stimulate learners to begin writing or drawing in a journal.

    The book has just a bit of evolutionary content in it, but nothing that can't be avoided. A helpful appendix at the back of the book gives suggested reading, additional resources, and a suggested scale for teachers to assess nature journaling skills. Complete index. - Rachel

  • Item #: 055720
    ISBN: 9781940110059
    Retail: $29.00
    Rainbow Price: $19.95

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  • Item #: 045968
    ISBN: 9781935495062
    Retail: $29.00
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    For a detailed comparison between several lapbook products designed for Apologia Science courses, check out our Lapbook Comparison Sheet

  • Item #: 023173
    ISBN: 9781935495154
    Retail: $29.00
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  • Item #: 048066
    ISBN: 9781935495130
    Retail: $29.00
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  • Item #: 050258
    ISBN: 9781935495604
    Retail: $29.00
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  • Item #: 049105
    ISBN: 9781935495475
    Retail: $29.00
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  • Item #: 050259
    ISBN: 9781935495611
    Retail: $29.00
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  • Item #: 049864
    ISBN: 9781935495628
    Retail: $29.00
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  • Item #: 055721
    ISBN: 9781940110066
    Retail: $29.00
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  • Item #: 069773
    Retail: $0.97
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    Lines to record prediction, observation, conclusion and vocabulary. Includes space to draw observations.

  • Item #: 059397
    ISBN: 9781940110578
    Retail: $14.00
    Rainbow Price: $9.95

    A field trip can be just about anything: visit a museum, historical colony, recycling plant, ethnic restaurants, zoo, farm, or even a business. How do you get the most out of a field trip? This guide from Apologia helps you plan the outing from learning objectives to those practical details (logistics, safety, maps, etc.). After the first few pages, the rest is all for your student to record their memories. They are encouraged to draw pictures, collect artifacts, document sights, scents & sounds, and summarize the experience. What a great keepsake! Each 2 page spread (14 of them) is for a different field trip memory. Another section is called My Special Spot where the child is told to choose a place somewhere outside and write about it in during each of the 4 seasons. As I See It pages (17 single pages) are for open-ended expression for your student to draw or paste an image that is meaningful to them or include whatever the child desires. Spiral bound, laminated covers (that don't look too young for older students,) 64pp ~ Sara

  • Item #: 066690
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $7.09

     Garden of Life includes lots of animal designs, nature & florals. Each has 240 ruled pages, micro-perforated.

  • Item #: 066689
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $7.09

     Believe in Wonderful includes birds, flowers & encouraging phrases.

  • Item #: 065083
    ISBN: 9781892033338
    Retail: $0.00
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    7.5" x 9"

  • Item #: 065082
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    3" x 5.5"

  • Item #: 057750
    ISBN: 9780763698423
    Retail: $14.99
    Rainbow Price: $10.95

  • Item #: 051434
    Retail: $5.40
    Rainbow Price: $3.20

    Similar in format to the 5 ½" x 8 ½" Notesketch, this Idea Journal offers a similar page layout at a lower price. It's a 50-sheet art journal, spiral-bound on the left-hand side with pages that are lined on the bottom half and blank on the top half. It's a great format for journaling, nature journaling, creative writing, designing, doodling and more. The back cover is not as sturdy as the Notesketch, but depending on its use, this may or may not be a factor.

  • Item #: 044732
    ISBN: 9780890515402
    Retail: $4.99
    Rainbow Price: $3.23
  • Item #: 044583
    ISBN: 9781932802412
    Retail: $9.95
    Rainbow Price: $7.43

    The Elementary Journal (48 pgs) provides recording space for three days a week; the other journals include 7 days. Having students record their diet and exercise is a great way for them to spot unhealthy tendencies. The other part of these great journals: included health information and plenty of tips on developing a healthy lifestyle. With age appropriate content, these show students how to adjust their eating and activities.

  • Item #: 038819
    ISBN: 9780385375054
    Retail: $13.99
    Rainbow Price: $9.95

      Embark on a fun-filled journey with Jack and Annie! Each adventure begins with a short introduction from Jack and Annie, followed by open-ended questions or activities for your child to journal. Children explore their backyard; embark on a nature hike; map places they’ve been; write a letter to the Mayor; create an amazing invention; write a ghost story and much more. Although a wonderful companion to the Magic Tree House books, familiarity with the stories is not necessary to use the journal. Hardcover book includes stickers, ribbon marker, brightly illustrated pages and a website code for additional journaling pages.144 pgs. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 030042
    ISBN: 9780764933165
    Retail: $16.95
    Rainbow Price: $13.50

    Bird watching is one of the most enjoyable aspects of nature studies. Having freedom to illustrate and document what is observed provides many with a fulfilling bird watching experience. Yet, for others, guided observation is preferred. Containing 95 observation pages, observation suggestions, bird feeding tips and numerous other helpful pages, this journal is destined to become your favorite resource for documenting your birding journey.

    Each field observation page provides a line to record the date/time, location, weather, species description, and other miscellaneous information. A small area for a sketch is also included. Beautifully illustrated with John James Audubon art reproductions and containing a ribbon page marker, this book is destined to become a treasured friend. 143 pgs. Paperboard cover. ~Deanne