Learning & Teaching
lessons, classes, skillsharing
If you would like to commission a custom item, see Handmade.
- Arts & Crafts: Becky (quilting), Jessica (knitting); Jim's Paint n Party Studios (painting, recommended by Telitha), Jolie (woodworking, resin)
- Food: see Food Preservation, Bread Class, Gardening, Beekeeping, Chickens & Other Animals
- Literacy Tutoring for Adults & Children: Contact Jessica to arrange a time and place to meet. Jessica offers her assistance at no charge. Educational materials are from the Literacy Council of Central Alabama.
- Medicinal Herbs: Anna, Heather, Rickey
- Mushroom Foraging & ID: Raetta
- Music Lessons: Lorrie (piano); Neely School of Music & Arts (piano, voice, guitar, drums, violin, bass); Nicole Dumas (violin)
- Tracking: Raetta
- For resources on gardening, food preservation, beekeeping, and other animals, see Homesteading.
- Providence Home School Fellowship is a Pine Mountain-based homeschool co-op offering classes taught by moms like PE, cooking, art, geography, choir, astronomy, anatomy, agriculture and basic skills for preschool ages. Community workers like the fire department come in and talk to the kids. The co-op also coordinates a Christmas program and an end of the year program, and a thanksgiving feast.
- Anna is experienced at homeschooling and is happy to be a resource for other parents. Another resource is the Blount County Homeschoolers FB group.
- Shannon teaches band and music classes for homeschoolers of all ages: Rocking Recorders for early elementary ages, Beginning Band for all ages, and Advanced Band for the student with at least 1 year of experience on a band instrument. Classes are held at Agape Church in Pinson. Contact Shannon at 205-601-2198, via email, or through FB.
- Friendship Club, monthly on the 2nd Tuesday
- Craft Night, including knitting instruction from Jessica, every Tuesday
- Entrepreneurs Circle, August 8, 2022
- Bread Class, August 4, 2022
- Learn About Canning, June 30, 2022