A Peek into Seeds

If you don’t already know, we’re nature lovers. So, it was easy to fall in love with Raising Little Shoots – “Exploring Nature With Children: A Year Long Curriculum” for our journey this year. We’ve been exploring the topic of seeds. Truthfully though, these two wildflower girls have been learning much more. It’s one thing…

A Peek into the Night Sky

We’re wrapping up our studies on the ‘night sky,’ and boy oh boy has it been a beautiful one. Our favorite book we read was “The Star People: A Lakota Story,” by SD Nelson. ⭐️ We learned all about Van Gogh, examined and discussed his Starry Night, and created our own mixed media versions! (We…

Dreams On Horseback

Cora had an unforgettable experience the other day. Although she didn’t fully understand the magnitude of what was going on, she will definitely remember being able to ride on “Bo” outside for a long while.  Here’s a picture she drew of their ride together. Cora started therapeutic riding lessons at Dreams on Horseback close to…

.:Tradition Time:.

It’s that time again! Where we put back on our hiking boots and truck through those hilly muddy terranes.  Throwing discs.  And hearing that familiar clinking sound when our dics fly (hopefully gracefully) into the baskets.     We just love playing discgolf.  Even if we only manage to get through 7 holes, because McKinley has…

Appealing projects actually matter. 

It’s hard to remember, but I constantly forget that the way we visually present projects, or activities to our children—matters.      And it’s like– wait we aren’t doing enough already? Now we have to make stuff visually appealing too? Let alone actually plan an afternoon “something.”  Yeeeeesh!    But, I completely understand why.  I…