The "Drink Enough Water" Helper

Water is the driver of Nature. ~ Leonardo da Vinci After our visit to NCAR yesterday, the boys are more then ever interested in water, rain, rainbows, tornados and all of nature. Yesterday we discussed the importance of water for growth. We water the lawn, but we also have to drink water ourselves. Today we […]

Reading With Your Sibling

Guest post written by: Varya for The Art of Home Education I am glad to be back with more activities and ideas on how to engage siblings of different ages into the same activity. Today I will be offering some tips on Reading With Your Sibling. Both my husband and I grew up around tons […]

Project: Shark

I am so proud. Another project has formed. It is starting small and we’ll see where it goes. But I’m so excited I have to share it. It happened before my eyes and I am a bit insecure whether to call it a project. Maximan has been watching Octonauts for a couple of days, maybe […]

How do unschoolers learn about animals

Start with some questions Is he interested in animals and does he like to know more? It could be that you like to explore an animal but not your little one. What will you do? One option is strewing. Take your little one to the zoo and see what happens. Or you can start to […]

How do unschoolers learn about the Human Body

Getting some of his questions answered. The last couple of weeks it is still about airplanes, dinosaurs, trains, letters and the human body. Subjects that have Maximan’s interest and keep on returning. He is working on a project about airplanes but it looks like he is starting with the human body as well. Maximan asked […]

Snowfun

Sun + Snow = Fun One of the two things we have around here is sun and snow. And sun + snow equals fun. A lot of fun. Last week we had a couple of grey days which meant it was or it would be snowing. Which, unfortunately,  also meant that our visit to an […]

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