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 […]

HOME and GARDEN 101, Ironite and a Sponsored Give-Away

What could be better on a homeschool mama’s blog this time of year than a “Home and Garden 101″ series (which is happily sponsored by Central Pet & Garden – who are also providing my readers with a 25$ AMEX gift card give away)? Make sure to read to the end so you can enter […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Hike and Trails

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I know I’ve shared quite a few of our Pinnacle Mountain adventures already (see links below)… but this one was unique. Instead of spending all of our time going up the mountain, we also took the to the trails and visited the swampy forest surrounding the base of the Ozark foothill. We took this field […]

Nature as a Teaching Tool

I have been inspired by so many other great nature-loving homeschool bloggers to join in the fun and begin our own nature journals. We have added nature walks to our list of “to-do” items each day since my schedule re-vamp… but sadly, we haven’t been walking. I think we will start today. I’m eager to […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Snow Day!

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What could be more educational than learning to build your very first snowman? How about learning what frostbite feels like? Yikes! Throwing snowballs is fun! My two Texas kids don’t have much experience when it comes to snow. It was like waking up to a winter wonderland this morning and there was no way school […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: The Park

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What homeschool year would be complete without ample trips to the park? Recess and PE are an important part of healthy living – even for older kids (and adults). Remember to schedule some fun into your curriculum. We all need fresh air and sunshine as much as possible. Sometimes we get into a book-worm rut […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Crowe’s Nest Farm

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Homeschooling field trips are my favorite way to teach and my children’s favorite way to learn. I’m glad you stopped in to join me here at my blog where I keep a record in photos of all the fun field trips we have taken over the years. If you are just stopping in, you might […]