Tag Archives: Homeschooling

Day 14: Snow and Science Experiments

The snow started in the morning and came down until suppertime.  We’re saving the playing in the snow for tomorrow and today I just wanted to stay cozy at home.   The girls are always asking and wanting to do science … Continue reading

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31 Days of Learning Through Unschooling

Last October I had a great time participating in the Write 31 Days challenge, where bloggers were encouraged to write about any topic, every day of October. Last year I did 31 Days to Get Outside and Explore and not … Continue reading

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Worldschooling From Home

We are homeschoolers, we learn at home instead of in a brick and mortar school. I would also classify us as unschoolers, our lifestyle facilitates child led learning and exploration. Those two terms are becoming more mainstream, but there’s a … Continue reading

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DIY Slime! A Kid Favorite on a Rainy Day

My girls are kinesthetic learners and especially love squishing things through their fingers!  Kaiana came across this video a few weeks ago and came running to me, excited to show me a cool science experiment she wanted to try.  I though … Continue reading

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Get Back To Nature: Braeside & Forest Lawn Ravines, St. Albert

We came across the Ravines while on our way to swim class last fall.  A barely noticeable sign and a path down into the woods caught our attention as we drove by, and we made a note to come back … Continue reading

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The Preschool Dilemma

A year and a half ago I made the decision to homeschool, while my oldest was in kindergarten.  We started at the beginning of Grade 1 and we are now entering our second year.  It was a bumpy road with a steep … Continue reading

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Getting ready for Not Back To School

The summer is nearing an end, and school is about to start up.  For homeschoolers, we have prep work to do, just like the moms and dads out shopping for school supplies and back to school clothes.  But the amount … Continue reading

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