Geography Through Literature

Geography Through Literature, History, Natural Science and Art

LIVE Course for Children Ages 6-12


This course is a beautiful Inspired Education approach to integrated subject learning. We will start our journey in geography with the Beautiful Feet Geography Through Literature using the Holling C. Holling classics. As we read the stories we will also be incorporating mapping, narration, copywork, art, discussing, natural sciences related to stories and regions, as well as embroidery of a design for each of the Holling classics.

Since this is a six year range of ages, children will be inspired to work alongside each other and guided from their current learning stage. They may be inspired to carry on some tasks away from class such as art, coloring maps, embroidery, or copywork but this is not a homework intense or homework required class. It’s all about the love of learning and seeing how everything relates and is tied together. Our focus will be on quality and love of learning.

You can drop your child for this class however parents will need to sign up on a rotation to alternate as assistant to Donna during class. No experience required, just enjoy the class with us and be extra hands and help.

Classes meet on Mondays, 10:00-12:00p,

February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, March 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16.

Text and Materials:

Beautiful Feet Geography through Literature and the Holling classics (provided)

Map Set (provided)

Embroidery Project Kit (provided)

Students need to bring to class: Notebook, pen/pencil, quality colored pencils with minimum 24 colors, extra fine black pen, sewing scissors, and 6-8″ embroidery hoop.

Fee for Geography Through Literature, History, Natural Science and Art Course:

$40, includes materials fee

Upon payment for class your seat will be reserved and additional details will be provided.

This class is limited to 8 students.


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donna-vail-cropIMG_5652Lead by Donna Vail
Donna Vail is devoted to a family-centered learning philosophy that inspires parents to live extraordinary lives while empowering their children through self-education and customized learning. Donna is a constant student and driven to continually research and develop new ways to support and nurture children. As a life-long student, she’s always pursued purposeful education, harmonious family living and personal development. She’s been home educating her 6 children now for 20 years, her older children are moving onto higher education, the younger ones still at home. Donna continues helping parents around the world achieve success in their personal development and home education through her writing, speaking, workshops and private consults. Additionally she’s led community cooperatives for homeschoolers, taught multiple subjects in homeschool groups, served on homeschool committees, led teen writing groups, served and organized projects in 4-H programs. Donna and her husband live in Plano, Texas with their children.

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