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A Day in the Life of an Unschooling Family

What do unschoolers do all day?  What does a day of unschooling look like?  I get those two questions a lot.  No two days look alike in unschooling, but there is a sort of unschooling rhythm that you can find with your kids.  We teeter back and forth between our...

The Busy Tree Book Activity for Kids

I’m not sure who was more excited about the book for The Nature Book Club this month--- me or my kids.  We have always explored trees and their parts, but this month we took a deeper look at trees and how they provide a homes to so many other living creatures.  We...

Teach Typing Skills to Your Kids for Free with KidzType Games

When my six year old daughter told me that she wanted to start her own blog I was both excited and a little bit nervous.  I knew that it would be a great experience for her to have her own online journal, and I knew that she was absolutely capable, but I wasn’t sure...

Sunflower House Decoupage Flower Vase

Most kids I know love flowers.  And you really can't blame them.  Flowers are so intricately made and each season (where we live) brings amazing blooms.  For this month's Nature Book Club, we set out to learn about prairie flowers.  It just so happens that one of my...

Explorers of the Wild Decoupage Art

Nature walks are at the top of my list when it comes to favorite activities to do with my kids.  Not only do we get out in the fresh air, but there is just so much learning that takes place in the great outdoors! From observing and collecting, to processing and...

Public School to Homeschool: What You Need to Know

It's that time of year.  Summer is quickly approaching and then another school year will start.  You will have to make a decision about what education path you want your child (and your family) on. You have probably thought long and hard about what to do for your...

Legend of the Bluebonnet Fingerprint Painting Canvas Activity

Where we live, Spring time means warm weather and sunshine.  We look forward the wildflowers that line the roadsides and fill the once-empty meadows.  Bluebonnets blanket the rolling hills like the endless ocean, and the rest of the wildflowers sprinkle themselves in...

Homeschool Worksheets: When to Do Them and When to Ditch Them

Homeschool worksheets.  I have pined over this controversial subject more than most of my homeschooling decisions. Now, don't roll your eyes quite yet.  I know that worksheets seem like a trivial part of homeschooling.  You're right.  They won't make or break a kid....

Egg: Nature’s Perfect Package Scavenger Hunt Activity for Kids

When you think of an egg hunt, your mind probably goes to an Easter egg hunt.  But, for this month's Nature Book Club book and activity, we are going to take a peak at a different kind of egg hunt. Kids love nature hunts, but have you ever taken your kids on a...

How to Organize Your Home for Unschooling

One of the most frequently asked questions about unschooling is how you can set up your home to be successful. This is a tricky question because unschooling really focuses on the interests of your child. At times, you might use books, and other times you might be...