Tuesday, January 17, 2012

In the middle of the day, the children and I decide to take a trip to .... There aren't many children (school-aged) out, and we think nothing of it. Others around us take notice, and some are even curious enough to ask. "Taking the day off from school?" "We are homeschooled," is the default reply, used so much that it feels like it's rehearsed.

i like to say..life is our school. the world is our classroom.

no walls to hold us in, no bells to stop us in the middle of our exploring, no lists to tell us what we need to be learning. we follow our intuition, we listen to our inner voices, we explore and absorb the world around us. is there any better way to learn?

Saturday, November 26, 2011

It's a beautiful thing to have the freedom to run and explore. To dig in the dirt and collect nature's treasures. The opportunity to learn to care for the earth and it's many living things contributes greatly to a child's spritual growth.

I am grateful to be able to pull from the many resources that life provides, from the infinite possibilities that await us in the world of home schooling. Nurturing the whole child, mind body and spirit, and preparing them for a full and adventurous life, where they are always growing, and they never stop being students.

Friday, July 30, 2010

playing store

i found these pics from a few years ago. the children love to play store. we recyle containers and use this game as a way of learning math/readin/writing skills.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

i bought these cardboard trucks at the craft store for the children to paint.

some day last fall...

these are videos from last fall. the children do news reports all the time. they even make their own videos quite often, which i later discover while i'm loading my pictures onto the computer!

Monday, April 12, 2010

assata designed a onsie for her baby, sparkles. she drew a star pattern, and cut up a piece of hot pink fabric we found a thrift store.