Unschooling Paradise Encourages Unschooler Road Trips for Learning Outside of School

Unschooling Paradise is encouraging unschooler road trips as a way to learn outside of the traditional school environment. The unschooling philosophy is based around helping children become more independent and curious about the world that surrounds them by providing educational opportunities at all times. An unschooler road trip offers a wide variety of opportunities for kids to learn while having fun with their family. Some suggestions including: visiting science centers, art galleries and zoos. Children Continue reading

Reading – Free Books

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Reading – Free Books The girls are starting to both reads on their own and read to us more often. This is a great relief to both me and my husband.  That being said, we will be spending more time reading this year.  A great source of free books for you and the kids is Booksfree. I know with all the e-mails we receive a day we all worry about getting spam from the different Continue reading

Best deal of the day: iPads for carschool.

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Used iPad education, or carschool. If you travel like us this is essential too for carschool.  The best tool I have found for doing school work in the car. Carschooling is when you are learning while in the car. We play games, get into lots of long discussions, and do stuff on our iPad. The iPad is great for education games, movies, and searching the internet. I wanted to share some great deals I have found. Continue reading

Slumber party

 Slumber Party Yes, I am nuts I let 12 girls spend the night.  I was shocked at how good they all behaved and how much fun everyone had at the slumber party. The girls started off the day with their  roller skates, watched a movie, read some stories, played littlest  pet shop, played a few games on the iPad, and then ended up doing a fashion show. Ok it really was a nice night since Continue reading

Fun Free educational apps

We all know how I like free and fun apps for iPad so here are some I found this week…  click take right to the download – Fairway Solitaire HD by Big Fish (Full)– this one is just mostly fun but very addicting…. Britannica Kids: US Presidents– Free for limited time (think it’s still free – otherwise 2.99) can’t find link to this one Math Puppy – Bingo Challenge Educational Game for Kids HD– addition, subtraction, Continue reading

IPAD EDUCATION

Yep the girls worked on their iPad most of the morning and played some games and learned a little too! MATH…. Math Blaster HyperBlast 2This game lets outsmart the alien robots, blast through the razor-sharp blockades and speed past the stars on this mega-math adventure. The universe is counting on you…do you have what it takes to complete the mission. Motion Math: Hungry GuppyMotion Math  mental addition and subtraction with Motion Math: Hungry Fish, a Continue reading