We took a quick day trip to Rehoboth Beach, Delaware last weekend and it was a prefect outing for our little family. It was about 2.5 hours from our home in northwest Baltimore County. It was a bit further than the Kent Island beach on the Chesapeake Bay that we had...read more
I’m Sarah, a homeschooling mom of three. I write about the places we go and things we learn. We have a child-led learning environment and tend to gravitate toward unit studies based on science and geography.
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We recently read My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett. It's a good and quick read aloud so I thought I'd share it along with a few activities I developed to go along with it. My Father's Dragon is actually available for free online to read or listen. We checked...read more
We visited the Austin Nature and Science Center in February and it’s truly a hidden gem of the Texas capital. Located inside Zilker Park, the center has indoor specimens and exhibitions, a marshy waterway, animal rehab, and a dinosaur digging pit. So yeah, we’ve got a...read more
We spent a couple of days at the Houston Zoo when we were visiting. Believe me when I say this is a massive zoo! (You can download the map here and they also have an app.) It's not exactly the land size but the extensive animal collection that makes this zoo so...read more
The Konmari trend started back in 2014 when Japanese home organization expert Marie Kondo published her international bestseller, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, in English. I first heard about it on Instagram. A few bloggers who I follow were doing it....read more
Sometimes concepts are best illustrated with a project. We made a LEGO Zoo while learning about area and perimeter and it was a perfect fit. This is just one of many math-related uses of LEGO bricks. It a great manipulative for both addition and multiplication. We...read more
Project Playground is something we've been working on for a couple of years. When we first moved to Maryland, we decided to make exploring our new area into an adventure by trying out as many new places as possible and reviewing them. We talk about what we are looking...read more