If I wrote a complete list of places to visit for homeschooling, this list would never end! Instead, I decided I’d pull five of my homeschooling vacation bucket list locations randomly out of a hat and tell you a bit about them. Here are just a few of the places … Continue reading
We had a surprise vacation to Colorado thanks to Nick being shipped off to complete some military training. This meant the girls would get a chance to see the mountains they’ve wanted to see for the past year. It also meant I needed to create a unit study for Colorado … Continue reading
Earth Day was the other day so we decided to do a recycling project that also related to our backyard habitat project. Toilet paper roll bird feeders!
I finally decided it’s time to get started with spelling words. Charlie starts first grade soon, and shortly after that we’ll be starting Lena on Kindergarten (although I really don’t like labeling their grade level since we teach a variety of levels depending on where the kids are with … Continue reading
The weather is warming up, the girls are ready to get back outside to play, and then the rainy weather hits. We just got a taste of the great outdoors again then we’re stuck inside. Isn’t that how it always goes? I decided this year we’re going to make the … Continue reading
Today I wanted to share some of my favorite Albert Einstein quotes. I thought the one up above there was perfect for the A to Z challenge, so I couldn’t leave it out!
Charlie and Lena know their Primary and Secondary colors. Even though they’ve mastered this knowledge, we still revisit it on occasion to show them how they can use these colors in different ways to make artwork and reinforce the knowledge they already have. Earlier this year we worked on Primary Color … Continue reading
You may already know how much I enjoy the theater. Earlier this month I told you about my experience watching War Horse, and in the past I’ve attended La Traviata, The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables and even the Lion King (some of these, multiple times). Since my love of … Continue reading
We love our nature walks around here. Lucky for us our city has a lot of parks and trails to explore as well as plenty of state parks nearby. When we go out for our nature walks my goal is to always make sure there is a benefit to it, … Continue reading
The other night we decided we wanted to do something a little sweet. Nothing sweeter than learning about structures, strength and foundation, then eating the results. Yum! The kids were excited as soon as the marshmallows came out. As soon as I showed them they could build with them, they … Continue reading