Charlotte Mason had this to say about geography education: “But let him be at home in any single region; let him see, with the mind’s eye, the people at their work and at their play, the flowers and fruits in their seasons, the beasts, each in its habitat; and let him see all sympathetically, that is, let him follow the adventures of a traveller; and he knows more, is better furnished with ideas, than if he had learnt all the names on all the maps” – Volume 1
On Mission is an educational resource that is close to my heart, and I hope that it will be yours as well. So, what is it?
On Mission is a quarterly magazine that seeks to explore each featured country’s culture in a way that honors their heritage, shares how the Gospel is at work in their hearts, and offers opportunities for exploring foods, schools, housing, languages, exports, geography, zoology, topography, and so much more!
This is the inspiration behind On Mission– that we will provide opportunities to our children that would help them fully experience the culture of a new country, have their minds filled with images and ideas, and give them a love for the culture- more than a dry, boring dot on a map ever could.
Who is it for?
This program was created to be visually intriguing enough for your K4 students while academically challenging and interesting enough for your 6th-grade students. It truly integrates many ages into culture, geography, and missions studies!
What does this free issue of On Mission: India include/cover?
- Living Book List
- Guidance on scheduling and planning
- Challenges Missionaries Face
- Current Missions in India
- Co-op Scheduling Grids
- Various activities and math challenges related to India
- Amy Carmichael
- Geography terms like: continents, peninsula, subcontinent, hemisphere
- Music and Art
- Rice Farming and Processing
- Hindi Terms
- Daily Life like housing, schools, and games
- Weaving Handicraft
In the Additional Resources Printables file you’ll find maps, activities, flashcards, paper dolls, memory statement cards, a unit study guide, and a passport activity as well.
On Mission purposes to provide you with a Classical/Charlotte Mason approach to a living geography experience, in a unit study format, that’s easy to dive into as deeply or wade as shallowly as you desire for your unique homeschool.
How to get it:
You can grab your FREE DIGITAL ISSUE by using code FREEDIGITALINDIA at checkout HERE.
Simply follow these steps at that link:
- Select the India issue and DIGITAL
- Add to cart
- Select CHECKOUT
- Enter the coupon code. (You won’t have to enter payment information!)
- It will be digitally delivered to you right away!
Looking for more?
You can also subscribe to On Mission to receive all future issues at a discounted price (over purchasing individual, past issues)! You can subscribe digitally or in print and receive our next issue featuring the beautiful country of Nigeria in early October. Our subscriptions renew Oct 1, Jan 1, April 1, and July 1 and can be canceled anytime. Other previous issues are also available in the shop HERE!
I hope that you’ll check out this free gift and enjoy it with your family! Be sure to join us on future expeditions with On Mission!
Erin is a joy-chasing homeschool mama to 4 babies, ages 16 down to 3. She married her grade-school sweetheart 18 years ago, and lives to love him well. Her abiding love for Jesus Christ, and her heart to encourage other women toward him dictates her days. Erin has authored 3 complete homeschool programs which were voted the #1 Preschool Program and #2 All-in-One Program by readers at Homeschool.com. She is also a contributing author for HSLDA. Learn more about her programs at GentleClassical.com and LifeAbundantlyblog.com