Great Homeschooling Links: July 16, 2010

Photo taken by Sheri Prest-Herman, Copyright 2010

Blueberries

Blueberries are one of the healthiest fruits you and your children can eat.  Not only are they High in Vitamin C but they are a great source of dietary fiber and antioxidants.

July-National Blueberry Month – Blueberry Council

Learn facts, try recipes, print activity sheets (for 3rd-6th grades), and order a free poster–ALL about blueberries!

Find pick-your-own fruit farms - Pick Your Own

On this website you can find U-Pick Farms for all kinds of produce in your state.

Have a “Blue” day – Easy Fun School

You don’t have to be sad for this kind of “blue” day!  Learn about the color blue by trying blue foods, reading “blue” books, and making blue crafts.

Madame Blueberry – DLTK

Here is a black and white or color print out of Madame Blueberry of the Veggie Tales that can be modified for all ages.

Blueberry Applesauce – Craft Jr

Scroll down to find the applesauce recipe that includes blueberries.   I’ve never tried it with blueberries, but it sounds yummy and easy!

Preserving Blueberries – Easy Fun School

Find out how to preserve blueberries in several different ways.

You can find Sheri at her family’s roadside farm stand in upstate NY in the summer or during “off-season” at her blog, Learning Pavilion.


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