Some of these are fun for kids, some are educational, some are weird and some won’t work on my computer but sure look interesting. Bizarre Websites On Which You Can Kill Time With Style We’re off to Alexandria for a couple of days tomorrow morning to see runestones and a vinery and fjord horses. See [...]
Archive for May, 2010
Once it got below 100 and we started to get over this spring bug, we ended up accomplishing some pretty neat things this week after all. Here’s a bit of what we’ve been up to… 1. Victoria and Anna have been learning about the Bubonic Plague. I have no idea how Victoria first learned about [...]
I mentioned that we’d been reading A Little History of the World the other day and Kat commented that she’d love to know what I thought of it. So far, we love this book! Having started out with Story of the World, the kids and I all much prefer the charming conversational tone of this [...]
This: Victoria found this article about albino animals. It’s pretty neat to look at with the kids! I’m not sure it’s all the best scientific information, but it’s a fantastic springboard to find out more. She’s also taught me some fancy word for an animal that seems albino but isn’t, but I’ve forgotten (I have [...]
Summer has started early here. This has been such an odd year, with spring starting way earlier than I can ever remember — no snow at all past February, though it took a whole month to melt all that we had. Now summer seems to have hurried on too. Daryl hauled the air conditioner into [...]
Ahem. Check out the second inactive ingredient in these earwax drops we spotted at the store yesterday. I’m not sure what that has to do with homeschooling but I had to share it. Read your ingredients, kiddos!
This is a must-read! Not only is it interesting, but the public needs to know about these places and these plans. I didn’t know anything about the arts site that is right in Lincoln, Nebraska, where I happily spend time with Tiffany and gang many times a year. And the proposal by Walmart to build [...]
Just had to pop in quickly and recommend this page of fun math games and such. Math tag sounds fun, as do lots of the other things!
Hello from Nebraska! Sorry to be MIA for so long! Here’s ten things we’ve done for fun and education lately………. We went to the University of Lincoln’s Morris Hall, this fantastic three-story science museum with mammoth skeletons and oodles more. There was a wonderful program set up with billions of fun arts and science activities [...]
We’re off to visit Tiffany and company again. Plans include lots of nifty stuff, and lots of tea. I’ll try to check in!