Cover of Blueberries for Sal. Beautiful story featured in Kolbe's Catholic homeschool Kindergarten program.
Blueberries for Sal
Blueberries for Sal
Blueberries for Sal
Blueberries for Sal
Blueberries for Sal
Blueberries for Sal
Blueberries for Sal

Blueberries for Sal

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Beloved author and illustrator Robert McCloskey takes us to the Maine countryside in the classic children’s book Blueberries for Sal. The story follows a young girl named Sal and a bear cub named Little Bear as they each join their mothers in search of blueberries to prepare for the winter.

Blueberries for Sal is a featured book in Kolbe Academy’s Kindergarten curriculum as it reinforces and complements the lessons that teach:

  • Comparing and contrasting
  • Animal habitats and diets
  • Different foods and where they come from

Course this book is used in:

  • Summer Book Club K-2:
    • Online
  • New 2024-2025!
    Complete Kolbe Kindergarten Curriculum:
    • Homeschool
Kolbe's New Kindergarten Program - Coming in August 2024

Kolbe Academy’s Kindergarten program introduces young children to the wonders of the world around them! This comprehensive curriculum offers children and parents a gentle entry into the world of Catholic classical education. Each week’s lesson has a particular theme related to the life of Christ and/or the liturgical season, and each theme serves as a jumping-off point for lessons in art, history, science, and catechism. The Math & Logic and English & Phonics lessons are designed to be fun, engaging, and age-appropriate in order to build a solid foundation for future learning.

With an easy-to-follow course plan to guide parents through each week’s lessons, you can help your kindergarten student discover truth, goodness, and beauty through:

  • Catechism and Bible verses
  • Art appreciation, technique, and theory
  • English & Phonics
  • Math & Logic
  • Science
  • History
  • Mapwork
  • Simple poetry memorization
  • Literature and music
This open-and-go curriculum is designed with the young child in mind, and features gentle pacing, colorful images, opportunities for repetition and review, and simple yet informative lessons that connect each lesson to their daily life and the life of Jesus.