Geocaching fun free things to do with your kids

Have you ever been geocaching or unsure what it is?  It is actually a really fun thing you can do with your kids or by yourself for free.  Believe it or not it is something you can do all over the world and you really only need to bring a few basic tools with you.  All you need is an Android or iPhone, some good walking shoes and toy that you can trade. How does geocaching Continue reading

Best Tools to Unschool Your Children in STEAM Education

Unless you live under a rock out in the woods and have nothing to do with the normal population, then you have been hearing a lot about STEM or STEAM education on TV and the internet.  I have even started seeing it a lot on commercials on TV, and I do not watch a lot of regular TV. So what is STEAM, and and why is it so great for our kids? It is a Continue reading

STEAM: What is it and can Unschoolers use it?

STEM has been one of those anagrams that people have been throwing around for the last couple years.  Over the last year, we have been hearing the phrase more and more on TV and the internet.  So what is STEM and why should Unschoolers or Homeschoolers be learning everything we can?  Unschoolers should take every advantage out there about STEM or STEAM. What is STEAM? Science Technology Engineering, Art and Math is an acronym that stands for STEAM Continue reading

Zoo Quest at Oregon Zoo

It is always fun to visit a zoo as our journey takes us across the US.  Today we visited the Oregon Zoo in Portland Oregon.  We actually were staying in Vancouver, WA right across the river mainly because it was cheaper and no one in Oregon had any sites available. This summer at the Oregon Zoo they started a new program to try to teach children and adults how technology affects the environment and animals. Continue reading

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