Step back in time at Old Fort Niagara and learn how three countries occupied this fort

We love taking Unschooling field trips to visit historic sites and  our favorite so far was the visit to Old Fort Niagara.  The paid entry fee gets a tour guide with 30 other guests, short movie and array of wonderful volunteers.  The volunteers were great at answer questions and teaching first hand what it was like to live during that era. I always say life experiences are often be the best teachers. Our tour began with a five minute movie that explained the Continue reading

12 Zany Roadschool activities in Montgomery Alabama on a Budget

We travel fulltime in a 300 square foot home on wheel (an RV) and Roadschool or Unschool along the way.  I love telling you’ll about the places we find to explore and visit.  We found 12 Zany Roadschool activities in Montgomery, Alabama that are free, almost free or on a very small budget (like ours). With our field trips we also do a little google school (research on the internet) and sometimes when we are really Continue reading

Alabama History at Fort Toulouse and trail walk at nature Alabama Nature Center

Many fascinating figures and events have happened throughout Alabama’s history. We wanted to learn more about the prehistoric Indians, French, English and American history at Fort Toulouse and Fort Jackson . The story of Fort Toulouse started with the local indians inviting the French to build a fort, Fort Toulouse. The men settled in and took indian wives, wives from around the area, and some farms sprang up. The French lost possession of the fort Continue reading

10 Kids Friendly things to do in New Orleans

We love New Orleans and its art, culture, museum, historic sites, zoos, exotic people and amazing food.  We have been to this one of kind city several times in our last two years of traveling.  We love the people, sweets and southern food, the atmosphere and diversity that the city has to offer. When you think of New Orleans you think of Mardi Gras and all of the streets you don’t want your kid to visit like Continue reading

Paris Day 7 day 8

Last day in Paris or last day in France with our cousins. We tried to go the Ile de Sieck to take a walk, but it was raining too bad so we only got out of the car for a few minutes. Today we saw the Grande Cairne de Barnénez, a prehistoric site. Not very interesting for the girls, but we adults liked it. This site is the largest Megalithic mausoleum in Europe, lying at the top of Continue reading

cave drawing found – French history

French History The girls took turns reading a book on French History, Discovery in the Cave.  It was about the cave drawing found by four boys and a dog in 1964 in the forests of Lascaux,France. There are four man rooms of the cave, the walls were white and believe they were drawn around 16,000 BC.  Here is the girls take on this neat book on French History. Biography on Ben and Jerry Ice cream Continue reading