Field Trip Fun : Moody Gardens and Stewart Beach

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Each year before the Texas Homeschool Coalition’s conference in the Woodlands, TX (near Houston), they schedule a fun excursion field trip for families. This year the field trip was quite a ways away in Galveston, Texas at Moody Gardens®. Moody Gardens is a unique place with all sorts of educational promise: * over 5,500 animals […]

Fantastic Field Trips and Events

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I haven’t had a randomized post in quite some time and tonight I’m feeling more random than I have in ages. I thought I would tell you about a strange email I got today from someone wanting me to pack my family up and go to MEXICO. Crazy, right? Photo Credit: Erik Page Photography But […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Galveston Beach

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The trip to Galveston that we made in March of 2004 was not just for fun, although that is exactly what we had anyway! We were studying Kings and Queens in the KONOS Obedience Unit and were on a mission to include a field trip – even without much option for those types of things […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Bolivar Lighthouse

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Bolivar Lighthouse and Light Keeper’s House – Galveston, TX In the 2003-4 School Year (which we’re still trying to get finished up by posting a few of the field trips we had photos from), we studied about light in a KONOS Unit. We studied about man-made lights, God-made lights, rainbows, wavelengths, lighthouses, bioluminescence and more. […]