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5 days of Canadian field trips… day 4

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We have been having a crappy summer … lots of rain and very cool with a few exceptions A creative and indoor outing is to a ceramic art studio They are all over the place now … I think it is a new trend If you have kids that like painting

5 days of Canadian field trips… day 3

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Next on our stop is the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum If  your child (or even yourself) have any interest in planes … this is the place for you! ~Lisa

5 days of Canadian field trips… day 2

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One of our favourite museums is the Canadian Museum of Nature     ~Lisa  

5 days of Canadian field trips… day 1

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Let me kick start this 5 day series with the parliament of canada ! This is a great field trip for kids studying the government … I would suggest maybe 8 years and up …depending on the child and their interest in architecture and /or government  as they not only learn

Curriculum

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When I started homeschooling; I so badly wanted to just buy a box with everything I “needed” to homeschool. Sadly I never found this magic box… every boxed curriculum I found seemed to contain stuff that was pointless or stuff my kids didn’t want or stuff my kids already knew.

fun

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how we have fun in our homeschool ? although I do feel like everything we do is fun 🙂 otherwise why bother doing it ? I figured the best way for me to answer this; is to make a random list of “fun” things we do; some daily … some weekly

A Virtual Field Trip

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Welcome to Quebec; where I happen to be living for the moment. I have to start by saying I haven’t seen that much of it in real life … I have been to Quebec city and all around the Montreal area, up north and south … but have never made it past

Favourite Canadian Book (s)

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It is too hard to just pick one … so I have decided to name several books that we love. My oldest who is 9 years old really enjoys the books Canadian flyer adventure series; they are great chapter books that teach some history of Canadian events. My 7 year old enjoys

homeschool weekly photo challenge ~ health

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The Canadian Homeschooler is doing a weekly photo challenge  … the theme this week is ‘health‘ what a great topic ! we talk a lot about health related stuff… especially food… as we feel food is the centre of health my kids know all about the difference between organic food