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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

Canada Day ideas

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Canada Day is just around the corner 🙂 We like to go see the fireworks … but other then that we take advantage of the day  to just be together and enjoy what ever local activities we stumble upon. From outdoor concerts to festivals… there is always something fun to

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

lego quest ll ~ astronomy

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The Canadian Homeschooler has this lego quest challenge going on with a new theme every month … every one around the world is welcome to join in and show their creations … the theme for March  is “ASTRONOMY”     ~Lisa  

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

homeschool weekly photo challenge ~ fav book

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Favourite books… well that is a hard one as it depends on my mood and the kids as well… but here is a small sample 🙂 These books are great for teaching kids ethics and environment  and my kids love them, the author uses short stories  🙂 These ones are great

homeschool weekly photo challenge ~ chores

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I believe that kids should play but also be responsible for picking up and cleaning up after themselves as well as learning to do other household chores 🙂 so my kids have lots of chores from picking up toys feeding the dogs sweeping hanging/ folding putting  their clothes away clearing or setting