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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.

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

Homeschooling through the Winter

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I am not going to fluff it or lie … I hate winter! It has really never been my season. Even as a kid… I dreaded the cold. Yes the snow is fun and pretty; but I have always been and always will be a sun and sand kind of

robins hatched

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The eggs have hatched !!! BUT… I can’t get a decent look  :/ and I have no idea how many there are. my guess is 3 . I did get a peak of one of the babies poking it’s beak out crying for food while the mom was away but

Valentine’s Day

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I am not a fan of holidays that are commercial, but I like the love behind valentine’s day … the homemade notes, cards and drawings, the extra hugs, and the finding hearts in everything … We are getting hit with another snow storm today … so I am declaring a