You know, I never would have thought of sports tournaments as a valuable resource in our homeschool before we started doing it. Some of the benefits I’ve noticed are: It is a social outlet for Care Bear. When we go on a tournament trip, it’s like a big sleep over for the whole weekend. Yes, […]
Field Trip Friday: World Hijab Day Edition!
February 1st is World Hijab Day, and I want to encourage everyone to participate, especially any non-Muslims! What is World Hijab Day? Simply, it is one day for women who do not typically wear hijab (the traditional Muslim headscarf) to give it a try. There are a number of reasons I think this is beneficial […]
Field Trip Friday: Aquarium Edition!
We are all starting to feel a bit locked in our home around here lately! While we can’t enjoy the great outdoors lately (umm… -5F high predicted on Monday!), it’s pretty awesome to feel like you’re somewhere tropical for an hour or two! Enter, the underwater aquarium! This seemed like such a new concept just […]
Field Trip Friday: Factory Tour Edition!
Ever wonder how things are made, or wish your kids wondered more about how things magically got to your home? Sometimes it seems the comforts of modern life stifle our kids’ curiosity on how things work, or we start taking things for granted. I was so excited when I came across this website… I can’t […]
Field Trip Friday: Mall Edition!
Okay, I’m assuming here that you live near a mall with some cool attractions. We live quite close to the Mall of America, so I may be a little spoiled with the indoor amusement park, under water aquarium, and Lego Land. Still, most malls have some sort of attraction on cold winter days! Look for […]