Category Archives for Group Activities

Happiest Place on Earth (FREE Printable ABCs Scavenger Hunt)

     DID YOU KNOW that the Matterhorn bobsled ride is based on the Matterhorn Peak in the Pennine Alps between Switzerland and Italy?             DID YOU KNOW that Walt Disney was fascinated with Abraham Lincoln, which is why he decided to open “Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln” where audio-animatronics allows […]

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Inclusive Friends: The IF Project

What IF we were taught to cherish each other regardless of differences?What IF we had the chance to create memories with friends who have new ideas?What IF frustration and stress were seen as opportunities to develop patience and compassion?What IF you were part of a new inspiring mission in home education – paving the way […]

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Why You Need to Teach Geology and How

The common approach to teaching Geology is to hit it once, probably in 8th Grade. But Geology is the beginning point of understanding biology, astronomy, paleontology, anthropology, archaeology, and so much more. If we hope to win the battle for our children’s minds in the area of worldview, it is vitally important that we teach […]

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A Field Trip to Thanksgiving Point

This particular museum is an educational theme park! A fascinating wonderland of academic playgrounds. The entrance fee is pricier than I prefer, but in this case, I feel it was worth the price. The moment we walked in, my children were awestruck with everything they could see. In every direction the museum had a different […]

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Support Groups – Why?

This live presentation will air on:Thursday – September 22nd – 11am Pacific TimeThis workshop will be taught in the 2016 Not Back to School Summit – REGISTER HERE for live access!Support Groups – Are they a dying breed? Support groups have adapted to many waves of homeschooling. But are they now dinosaurs? We will talk about support groups, […]

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Yellowstone Prep Curriculum

Yellowstone Field Trip Curriculum~5-week series to prep for your trip~ WEEK 1 WEEK 2 WEEK 3 WEEK 4WEEK 5 Message from Patrick Nurre – Week 1: CLICK TO DOWNLOAD AND PRINT THIS WEEK’S MESSAGE Yellowstone National Park A wonderland of geology Things to know – in each update there will be words and dates in bold lettering. […]

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Fishing for Facts at the Aquarium

Fishing for Facts at the AquariumBy Jen Holmstrom Dive into another world at the aquarium! The aquarium is one of the most popular destinations for educational field trips. Kids of all ages find sea life fascinating and a trip to the aquarium will feed interest, curiosity, and spark many questions.The aquarium is overflowing with interesting […]

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The Mystery Spot

​The Mystery SpotBy Jen Holmstrom Your mind will be blown away when you hear about this spot in Santa Cruz, CA – There is a specific location identified to be a gravitational anomaly. At this location the laws of physics and gravity are challenged and the things you can see will change your perception forever! […]

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8 Amazing Things to Do at Yellowstone National Park

8 Amazing Things to Do at Yellowstone National ParkBy Jen Holmstrom There are some incredible spots in our natural surroundings. We may hear about them and see pictures of them, but nothing compares to actually experiencing these miraculous places. Yellowstone National Park is mostly located in Wyoming and partially covers portions of Montana and Idaho. The […]

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Skating Through Life

Skating Through Lifeby Jen Holmstrom Around the Holidays we look for seasonal activities. One of the best activities for colder days is skating; roller or ice. Both roller skating and ice skating are fun and perfect for the season. And both have their educational properties!  You can research the many types of sports involved with skating. […]

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