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

Drawing Love Bugs – art class

Art class was all about love bugs.  All the kids in art class started by drawing several love bugs and then they  picked their favorite one , and drew it really big, painted it and then added clothing or fun designs to their love bugs.  They really made some cute love bugs.  Mac still doesn’t want to do art so she worked on division on her Apple iPad 2 and hung out with all the Continue reading

Bug Painting Badges Girl Scout Badges

We had our second Girl scout meeting today with all five little girls.  This time we decided to work on the bug painting badges together.   I must say being a unschooler makes it very hard to get organized and be prepared before everyone shows up.   So right now the moms are winging it, and as long as the girls are together, I don’t think they have noticed that the moms have no idea Continue reading

Unschooling with Magic School Bus learning about rotting tree and planets

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As we get more and more involved in Unschooling we have found even more ways to learn. Today we started Unschooling with magic school bus and learned about rotting trees and the planets. The girls got on YouTube and watched some more Magic School Bus, this time Huggs watched a video on rotting trees and why they are necessary for the eco system and Munchy watched another video on the planets. Check out how we have been Continue reading

science – apples

We took three apples and planned on doing a science project with them but well you’ll see… We barred one apple, put one in a bag, and just left the other on the ground to see which one would get moldy first… The next morning we went out side to see if either had gotten molder or the idea was to take a picture every day this is what they found…

McKenzey’s 8th Birthday

McKenzey turned 8…. what did we do Saturday we went to Michael’s happy place  – 3 parks in one day .. Hollywood Studios… Animal Kingdom We learned – yes we had school and learned about dinosaurs, bugs and flowers and butterflies…. We talked to the people who work there and they tell you really interesting stuff. Last we went to our happy place Epcot and did Kim Possible adventure and saved the world again in Epcot. Continue reading