Field Trips

Homeschooling Perk: Spring Break without the crowds

We took our spring break this week. Why would we wait till mid April, when we are only a few weeks till the end of school? Our main reason for waiting is to have a beach without the crowds. Especially with COVID-19 still a thing, we wanted to be able to have plenty of social… Continue reading Homeschooling Perk: Spring Break without the crowds

Field Trips · Science

Nature Study resources for Texas homeschoolers

Nature study is one of the coolest things about homeschooling and one of our favorite weekly activities. We go on a hike around the neighborhood or an area park and look for something: wild flowers, clouds, trees, acorns, insects, birds, animal tracks, rocks, or fossils. We talk about weather, life cycles, ecosystem, man's effect on… Continue reading Nature Study resources for Texas homeschoolers

Field Trips · Social Studies · Uncategorized

Field Trip: Homeschool Day at Bullock Museum

On this gorgeous February day, we packed our picnic basket and braved Austin traffic to attend the Homeschool Day event at Bullock Museum. The event offered free admission to the museum. Parking was $8 for the attached garage, so still not a bad price to pay for our family of five to spend a day… Continue reading Field Trip: Homeschool Day at Bullock Museum