Category Archives: homeschooling

Children’s Educational Classes, Drop-in Programs, Events & Festivals – June 2017 + Canada Day

Edmonton does not have a shortage of fun family activities.  But sometimes it’s nice to pass on the bouncy house and food truck events for something a bit more educational. As homeschoolerss / unschoolers, we use many of the great … Continue reading

Posted in Family Fun, homeschooling | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fort Edmonton Park 150 Summer Pass + Special International Children’s Festival of the Arts Offer

I have lived in Edmonton just over 12 years, and last summer was the first time I experienced Fort Edmonton Park.  The girls and I enjoyed a full day there, learning about the first settlers to Edmonton, the growth of … Continue reading

Posted in Family Fun, homeschooling | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

25 Activities For Screen-Free Week

May 1-7 is Screen-Free Week, and as we finally emerge from a long winter and the gloominess of a mixed up spring, I have to admit the kid’s tablet time has been on the rise lately.  With extended screen time … Continue reading

Posted in Family Fun, homeschooling, kids, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Five Reasons to see the Movie Ballerina (Especially if you Homeschool)

Beauty and the Beast has been taking over the box office since it opened. While it does look amazing, and my girls want to see it, I think we might wait till it is available to rent so we can … Continue reading

Posted in Family Fun, homeschooling | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Free & Frugal Learning Resources

Homeschooling families are experts at frugal learning experiences.  In this list, I have included some of our favorites, plus I enlisted the help of one of our fabulous local homeschooling support groups for added resources.  The links are for children … Continue reading

Posted in homeschooling | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Day 29: From Muggle to Gryffindor

I was just starting university when the Harry Potter books, and then the movies a few years later, started coming out.  It wasn’t really my thing at the time and till this date, I have not read any of the … Continue reading

Posted in 31 Days, homeschooling | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Day 24: Science and Sickness

Day 24 was shaping up to be a long one, but it didn’t go quite according to plan.   The slight cold that Chloe acquired at the end of last week was pretty well non-existent by Monday morning so we … Continue reading

Posted in 31 Days, homeschooling | 1 Comment

Day 23: Hodgepodge

I was hoping the weekend would bring a little bit of rest and relaxation, but restless nights made for weary days and I just felt off all weekend. But the great thing about unschooling is the leaning doesn’t stop just … Continue reading

Posted in 31 Days, homeschooling | 1 Comment

Day 21: Buying Local and Bowling

I’m a bit late posting Day 21, but it was a busy day and a late night!  The day started off with Chloe waking up a bit congested.  With a birthday party to attend in the evening, I was hoping … Continue reading

Posted in 31 Days, homeschooling, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Day 18: Clay Completion and an Angry List

Day 18 was another day of zooming around for classes, but it was the final session of Chloe’s Clay Animal Modelling class. She has enjoyed her classes over the last 3 weeks and was pretty proud of her penguin on a … Continue reading

Posted in 31 Days, homeschooling | 2 Comments