Why I Homeschool.

I fell asleep early with the kids. The first results were starting to come in. I woke up at 2 AM to see the latest news. I figured it would still be too close to call. I was thinking we were headed for another Bush v Gore. We weren't. Instead the call was made at...

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South Africa Unit Study

Today I'm sharing a South African interdisciplinary unit study that we did a few months back. We had learned about India and I asked him to choose another country to learn more about. He chose South Africa no doubt because of the interesting wildlife that is found...

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Project Playground: Meadowood Regional Park

We've visited Meadowood Regional Park in North Baltimore County a few times. Most recently we were there for a NOT Back-to-School Picnic. Meadowood is a park I feel we ought to love, but it seems every time we go, there's some kind of issue. It's either too windy, to...

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Activities and Decorations to Celebrate Eid

We had a wonderful Eid! I'm late in posting. Of course. My excuse this time is pulling the plug on our internet. But that's a story for another day. Today I am sharing a few little decorations and activities we did to get ready for Eid. If you aren't sure what Eid al...

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Getting Ready to Celebrate Eid al Adha 2016

Eid al Adha is next week! It always seems to pop up before I expect it to. I need to pay better attention! This year, I've been teaching my kids a lot more about the story of Ibrahim (Abraham) and about what the pilgrims do during hajj. There's a lot to learn and I...

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Magnatile Geometry: Make 2D Shapes into 3D

Magnatile Geometry We have successfully used Magnatiles to explore 2D and 3D geometric shapes. Of course, kids are learning about all of these concepts through imaginative play with Magnatiles, but I thought we would use it as an opportunity to give names to some...

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Homeschool Planning for Child-Led Learning

I have a love-hate relationship with planning right now. You see, my anxiety makes planning difficult. It's hard not worrying about the future when you're trying to plan for it. And when I start thinking about the things I want to do--positives included, I feel...

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