Unschooling history at the Gerald R. Ford Museum in Grand Rapids, Michigan

The President Gerald R. Ford Museum was  educational, informative, and allowed visitors to not only view history but to participate in it.  I meet ex-President Ford and his wife Betty Ford in an airport as a small girl.  It was neat to see the history behind the man, and my mother enjoyed telling the story to my girls as we went through the museum. The museum starts off by showing the highlights of young Gerald Ford, formative Continue reading

How to Write to a Disney Princess and get a letter back

Today I had the great idea that the girls would write a letter to their favorite Disney Princess. The idea is to have the girls to practice their letter skills. Fingers crossed they  both girls will get a signed autograph picture or letter back from their favorite Disney Princess (I hope!). Here is the address if you want to try: Walt Disney World Communications PO Box 10040 Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-0040. Next we watched a Continue reading

first house worship Savannah

We added another history lesson, by visiting first house  worship  Savannah  and added it to our scrapbooks. This time we took Michael downtown with us and after we went and looked at several historic signs in Johnson square we went to river street and got some fudge. The Christ Church was the first house of worship in Savannah in 1733. George Washington was one of the distinguished guest that attended a service at this church. Next Continue reading