My sons were excited about learning that their latest field trip with one of our co-ops was going to include hiking.  It has been a while since we went on a hike in general.  What we didn’t realize is the further fun we’d be having at The New Weis Center. We had two guides to […]

My sons are very fond of Minecraft.  They love learning about different minerals as well as the whole creative aspect of the game.  Micah has his own little rock collection and Leto can tell me the names of various types of rocks for hours. One of our homeschooling co-ops took a field trip out to […]

While homeschoolers are known for not ever having snow days, such as my boys. Sometimes I let them have their time to just dream.  I took these photos back in January with our first heavy snow of the new year.  They spent about an hour just watching the snow.  I was amazed at how content […]

I went to the Liberty Science Center for a field trip in third or fourth grade and remember bits and pieces of it, and honestly, even some of the things I remembered being there are still there twenty something years later. In case you are unfamiliar with what the LSC is, there are sections throughout […]

I had been hoping to go back to Jockey Hollow and the Wick House for a few years to show my sons, since I went there for a field trip when I was in third grade and it seriously changed my life (it inspired my minimalism, which I have mentioned in the past). One of […]

This year we are doing some American history and Asian history studies. This is one of the areas that I decided to not follow a set curriculum, but pretty much have been doing a DIY.  I am loving it.  It has caused my boys and I to read sometimes for hours and other times to […]

Although I have posted in the past that we have gone to the J.A. McFaul Environmental Center, one of our homeschooling co-ops had a field trip there with a program where the kids could learn how apple cider is made. Every student received an apple and had to wash it.  They then got to crush […]