Tag: Family-Centered Learning

  • Observe Life At A Pond

    Observe Life At A Pond

    During the summer, ponds, lakes, and other bodies of water are full of life. Take some time to observe what’s going on. Use the following suggestions to create a one of a kind summer study. Visit a pond, lake, river, creek, or ocean (if another body of water is not available). Observe life at the…

  • Funschooling December 2018 Week 4

    Funschooling December 2018 Week 4

    This calendar was inspired by the activities and suggestions offered on Still Learning Something New’s¬†December Special Days Calendar. These activities are for the week of December 23 – 31, but can be enjoyed any time of the season! December 23 ūüéÖA Visit From St. Nicholas First Released 1823¬†–¬†Learn about the history of Santa Claus, do…

  • Funschooling December 2018 Week 3

    Funschooling December 2018 Week 3

    This calendar was inspired by the activities and suggestions offered on Still Learning Something New’s¬†December Special Days Calendar. These activities are for the week of December 16 – 22, but can be enjoyed any time of the season! December 16 Chocolate-Covered Anything Day¬†– Make chocolate covered pretzels! They make a wonderful food gift! December 17…

  • Funschooling December 2018 Week 2

    Funschooling December 2018 Week 2

    This calendar was inspired by the activities and suggestions offered on Still Learning Something New’s¬†December Special Days Calendar. These activities are for the week of December 9-15, but can be enjoyed any time of the season!   December 9   A Charlie Brown Christmas Debut 1965¬†–¬†Check your¬†local listings¬†and library for this movie. Learn about the…

  • Funschooling December 2018

    Funschooling December 2018

    Please bookmark this page for future use if you want to follow along with the activities being offered this month.     Activities for Week 1 December 1 – 8   Activities for Week 2¬†¬†December 9 – 15 Activities for Week 3¬†¬†December 16 – 22   Activities for Week 4¬†¬†December 23 – 31 T This…

  • Funschooling News #28 Special Days Edition

    November Theme American Indian Heritage Start Your own study with the Native American resources provided.Theme for the Week Game and Puzzle Week Activities to try this week. Special Days &¬†Holidays For¬†November Betty Jo, of Still Learning Something New, has posted¬†the newest version of her¬†November 2018 Special Days Calendar.¬†It has a long list of famous birthdays,…

  • Funschooling News #27 STEM Edition

    Hi! Welcome to Funschooling News STEM Edition! Do you enjoy taking nature walks? If you do, collect some pine needles and pine cones while you’re out. The inexpensive, family-friendly activities offered below will help make your week a little more fun and interesting¬†with these unique learning tools. Supervision is suggested for some of the activities…

  • Funschooling News #26 Special Days Edition

    Special Days &¬†Holidays For¬†November Betty Jo, of Still Learning Something New, has posted¬†the newest version of her¬†November 2018 Special Days Calendar.¬†It has a long list of famous birthdays, historical events, interesting days, and monthly event and food themes. November Food Theme Peanut Butter Lovers Learn about peanuts and do some peanut experiments. ūüóļNovember 11:¬†Geography Awareness…

  • Funschooling News #25 STEM Edition

    Hi! Welcome to Funschooling News STEM Edition! Are you looking for some inexpensive, family-friendly activities that will help make your week a little more fun and interesting?¬†This week’s learning activities include projects that turn leaves into an really fun learning tool. There’s a lot of chemistry in this issue.If you missed the first part of…

  • Funschooling News #24 Special Days Edition

    Special Days &¬†Holidays For¬†November Betty Jo, of Still Learning Something New, has posted¬†the newest version of her¬†November 2018 Special Days Calendar.¬†It has a long list of famous birthdays, historical events, interesting days, and monthly event and food themes. November 4:¬†King Tut‚Äôs Tomb discovered 1922¬†– Visit a museum that has Egyptian artifacts. Watch the documentary:¬†In Search…

  • Funschooling News #23 STEAM Edition

    Hi! Welcome to Funschooling News STEAM Edition! Are you looking for some inexpensive, family-friendly activities that will help make your week a little more fun and interesting?¬†This week’s learning activities include projects that turn Pumpkins into an really cool learning tool.If you missed the first part of this week’s newsletter that features activities off Still…

  • Funschooling News #22 Special Days Edition

    Special Days &¬†Holidays For¬†October & November Betty Jo, of Still Learning Something New, has posted¬†the newest version of her¬†October 2018 Special Days Calendar¬†and the November Calendar can be found here.¬†It has a long list of famous birthdays, historical events, interesting days, monthly event and food themes, and more.¬† Betty Jo and I have created a…