a month of unschool

field trips! unschooling is always a field trip-oriented way to learn, but there is something about late may/early june that inspires an upsurge in field trip activities even for us. the gravitational pull of the open world becomes stronger and we do not try to resist. we went tidepooling and saw one of . . . → Read More: a month of unschool

~this moment~ foxgloves

~a friday ritual~

a photo capturing a moment from the week.

a simple, special moment.

a moment i want to pause, savor and remember.

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where fedex fears to tread

i love our home. i love the laundry running on the super-dry cycle by the woodstove. i love the christmas lights twinkling all around the rooms. i love the enormous trees surrounding our home like they are the world’s tallest sentries standing guard. i love the moss on the roof. i love the long . . . → Read More: where fedex fears to tread

~a month of unschool~ adventing

(posted june 2013)

~mathing; uno, mama-made worksheets upon request~

~arting; fine arts, music and drama~

~reading; more mama worksheets, lots of harry potter at bedtime, and books with friends~

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~a month of unschool~ scrabble tiles and allen wrenches

another back-dated month of unschooling, so my recollections will be hazy. (i am posting this as of june 2013.)

~fall gardening, apple picking, and apple cider pressing~

 

~being a food dryer helper, making ants on a log, inventing ants in a . . . → Read More: ~a month of unschool~ scrabble tiles and allen wrenches

~a month of unschool~ to play is to learn

 

 

 

(posted june, 2013) games are a big deal to quinn these days… chess, uno and cars monopoly were played, among others this month.

~aquarium adventures brings lots of learning opportunities; drawing in our nature journals, writing, selling mama fish . . . → Read More: ~a month of unschool~ to play is to learn

~this moment~ can we do another lesson?

~a friday ritual~

a photo capturing a moment from the week.

a simple, special moment.

a moment i want to pause, savor and remember.

other posts you may enjoy:children and chores~a month in the life of a lifelong learner~ unrivaled unraveling~quinn’s fortieth month~ rebirth~black and white wednesday~

~a month (or two) of unschool~ expedition to the east pole

i took last month off from posting, since quinn and i lost 3 whole weeks together. but i looked back and there were still a few gems from last month, so today i’m posting our last two months of unschooling.

~we’ve been learning a lot about how . . . → Read More: ~a month (or two) of unschool~ expedition to the east pole

~this moment~ snuggling with mama 1.29.12

 

this time i am the big person and quinn is the tiny one being snuggled. in a red violet bed.

all will be well soon, quinn. i miss you so much.

quinn drew this the last day i saw him, which was last sunday. as you can . . . → Read More: ~this moment~ snuggling with mama 1.29.12

a month of unschool

~the pictures are always so dimly lit this time of year… but i noticed i could see my hands this morning as i was getting in my car, and i can tell there will be sufficient daylight for photography soon! ~ holidays are great unschool time: what’s not educational . . . → Read More: a month of unschool