Learn about Solar eclipse and make pin hole camera

Our family is so excited for the solar eclipse to arrive on Monday, Aug 21st. We had planned on attending one of the Fulltime families solar eclipse event but our plans changed. Though we will miss our Fulltime families and all the festivities, in Unschool fashion we plan to make it amazing.  Follow along with us as we make several kinds pin hole cameras, and learn about the solar eclipse. Most stores are out of the Continue reading

Strawberry Festival is filled with yummy mouth water fruity goodness

The Strawberry Festival is filled with yummy mouth water fruity goodness. We had so much fun picking our own strawberries at Ottawa Farms. We enjoyed fresh strawberries, homemade ice cream, a camel ride ( we really just watched), arts & crafts, live music, the list goes on and on. 17th Annual Strawberry Festival We started the 17th annual Strawberry Festival off with free parking and $5 per person to enter.  Our first adventure was petting a baby Continue reading

Human Body Science: What is one drop of blood? Blood you can eat

Have you ever wondered what was in one drop of blood? We thought this week we would examine blood and how it moves through the body.  What happens when you get cut, why is blood red not blue when oozing out. We also learn about the human heart, how it work and pumps blood through our system.  We thought it would be fun to show you two different activities, “How to make edible blood”. The Continue reading

Is Roadschooling expensive and do you need a budget

Are you interested in traveling fulltime and curious how expensive Roadschooling is?  Inquiring minds want to know if Roadschooling is expensive and do you need a budget. I will do my best to answer these questions. Road schooling is when you travel and do school on the road incorporating museums, historical sites, zoo, aquariums, national parks into your curriculum. Sometimes we include online classes, summer camps, 4-H, co-op or even field trips with local homeschool Continue reading

Human Body Science: How to make edible skin cake

Have you ever wanted to make an edible skin?  I know what your thinking, that sounds gross, and why on earth would I want to eat the skin, yuck!  Here the thing, we love-making fun and gross things to help us learn.  I don’t care if these items are for elementary kids or college kids, if it’s fun, helps us learn and helps us understand then we do it. The girls decided they wanted to Continue reading

Bucket List in South Texas: Follow the Whooping Cranes South

We love Texas and even more in the winter months.  This, of course, is the best time to see the beautiful endangered whooping cranes.  Our travels started in Waco, Texas and we followed these huge birds south to the gleaming beaches near Rockport, Texas. 3 best places to see in Waco Texas Our first stop toward the South tip of Texas was in a brief stay in Waco. My oldest was so excited about visiting Continue reading