What’s in a My Father’s World 1st Grade Box?

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So, we made the decision to stick with My Father’s World. I bounced around between Ambleside Online, Simply Charlotte Mason, and me putting together our own curriculum. Ultimately, I read the reasons why I originally chose My Father’s World and decided to stick with it. I also decided that with a new baby, a box curriculum that tells me what to do is the best way to go!

I ordered from My Father’s World while they had free shipping and we got the box a couple of weeks ago. I decided to show you what’s in a My Father’s World 1st Grade box! This is the basic edition!

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First up, take a look at the video I made of what’s in the box!

Bible/History/Reading

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The teacher’s manual includes everything you need to teach this curriculum. There is a supply list, a grid with daily plans, and book lists in the manual. Each curriculum comes with a pack of student sheets and a student workbook.

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There is also a Bible notebook for the kids, a Bible reader, and a devotional. I love that my son is learning to read with a Bible reader. That is definitely one way to keep the stories from the Bible stored up in his little memory.

Math

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We will be using the Complete Book of Math that comes with the boxed set. It’s a color workbook. Included are unifix cubes and a clock to learn how to tell time.

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There are also addition and subtraction flashcards as well as pattern blocks and a book for those. My son already LOVES the pattern blocks. I’m storing them over the summer so they don’t get used too much. I also don’t want the pieces getting lost!

Science

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There are three science books with fun experiments!

I like that there is still room for me to add our own music, art, and enrichment activities. Once I figure out what I will add to the curriculum, I will let you know!

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2 Comments

  1. Thanks for sharing this! Stumbled on your site while looking for MKW K stuff and came across this. We have been using MFW K this year, but I was debating about switching. I, too, have been tossing around Simply CM and AO, as well as contemplating Tapestry of Grace and a few others. I didn’t remember seeing the math book in the 1st grade stuff, so I checked the date on your post and looks like we’ve been contemplating around the same time! 😉 Anyway, thanks for this info – look forward to exploring!

    1. Hi Christie! It’s nice to know I’m not the only mom who has gone back and forth on what curriculum to use! I think we are going to be happy in sticking with MFW. Good luck on your decision!

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