Monday Nov 21, 2022

Loving Nature Study - Cindy West, Part 1

Cindy West is back on the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast with Yvette Hampton to discuss the benefits and joys of nature studies. In this episode we discuss why Cindy says "nature study IS science," how nature study impacts children, how to do nature study with multiple ages and what to do if a child (or a parent) doesn't love taking nature walks and nature journaling?

CONTEST - Win a Signed DVD!

We are celebrating the 500th episode of the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast by giving away 5 signed copies of Schoolhouse Rocked: The Homeschool Revolution on DVD!

Visit for your chance to win.

Cindy West - Loving Nature Study, Part 1

Watch this full conversation on our YouTube channel.


Recommended Resources:

Cindy’s No Sweat Nature Study Class (Membership)

100+ Creative Nature Walks, Cindy West

No Sweat Nature Study Podcast

The Biggest Little Farm Documentary

Smithsonian Nature Guides

Peterson Field Guides


Christmas Resources:

The Greatest Gift: Unwrapping the Full Love Story of Christmas, by Ann Voskamp

Advent: Nature Study Through the Holidays, by Cindy West


Recommended Podcast:

Listen to Cindy West's Gameschooling Episodes on the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast

Melissa Crabtree's Unit Studies Episodes from the Homeschool Survival Series on the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast


Support Schoolhouse Rocked!

Has the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast been a blessing to you? Support from our listeners allows us provide resources, support, and encouragement to homeschooling families around the world. Please consider donating to support Schoolhouse Rocked.



CTCMath - CTCMath specializes in providing online video tutorials that take a multi-sensory approach to learning. Creative graphics and animation, synchronized with the friendly voice of internationally acclaimed teacher, Pat Murray, make learning math easy and effective. Start your free trial today.

BJU Press Homeschool provides complete curriculum for preschool through 12th grade with both traditional textbooks and video courses available. Education from a Christian worldview reshapes how children see the world. BJU Press materials teach Christ's power and lordship through the Big Story of creation.

The Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW) equips teachers and teaching parents with methods and materials which will aid them in training their students to become confident and competent communicators and thinkers. Using the Structure and Style™ writing method, IEW will give you the ability to fill young minds with language-building skills, laying the groundwork for a lifetime of excellent writing.

Apologia – Apologia is a Christ-centered, award-winning homeschool curriculum provider. Our mission is to help homeschooling students and families learn, live, and defend the Christian faith through our print and digital curriculum and online classes.

Comments (0)

To leave or reply to comments, please download free Podbean or

No Comments

2022 Bronze Oxen Films LLC. All rights reserved.

Podcast Powered By Podbean

Version: 20240320