Fun Things - Field Trips, Games, Creative Ideas

Priceless Art From a Vending Machine

My blog posts are usually about homeschooling and homeschool related reviews and such. Once in a while, something personal happens that I just want to share with everyone. About a month ago, I saw the coolest thing on PBS. It was a segment about an artist who refurbishes retired cigarette vending machines to vend original… Continue reading Priceless Art From a Vending Machine

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Noticing Nature – February

The Noticing Nature series to spark interest and provide simple activities to be enjoyed by teens. It amazing to see things you may have not noticed before when you start looking! It won't be long now! How do I know spring is near? Well, the groundhog didn't tell me. My Forsythia bush did! Every year… Continue reading Noticing Nature – February

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Noticing Nature – October

It's amazing what you start to notice when you have a gentle reminder to be looking! This is the second post in my new series, Noticing Nature. If you didn't get a chance to read the first one, check it out here for the backstory. Standing in the checkout line at the grocery store, I… Continue reading Noticing Nature – October

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Take the Trip!

It is getting late into the summer. Perhaps you've been thinking about a last hurrah before school starts or later in the fall. Maybe you'd like to, but not sure you want to spend the money or take the time off from work. Let me tell you to stop overthinking it and TAKE THE TRIP!… Continue reading Take the Trip!