Crocodile carved out of wood

Well, the girls watched our friend carve a crocodile out of wood all day. We watched for a good hour the first time and then 30 minutes for the second and third time.  When we came back to get the final project Mr. Andrew let each girl help carve the new one he was working on and help shine up the one we got.  He only used 2 Wood Carving tools, which was very cool and one paint color.  In Continue reading

how to teach kids about animals

Unschooling Rules: Unschool Rule #10…….The best way to teach kids about animals is by going to the zoo, not sitting in a boring classroom and looking at pictures about animals. We went to the zoo, and talked to every ranger we could find and asked tons of questions.  Man, the girls learned a lot…   We also tried to make fortune cookies . Yea, that didn’t’ go so well. First we had to use wheat flour and we Continue reading

New Year Eve – Epcot – Disney World

Can you learn anything at Epcot on New Year’s Eve? Yes, you can learn a lot in Epcot. We watched people; we saw some very cool educational movies about the countries; we went on rides that talked about the country. There is an area about each part of the earth, the land, water, space.  Heck, you are bound to learn something and it’s a lot more fun that sitting in a class room! Here are Mac Continue reading