Maybe it’s the Irish in me. St. Patrick’s Day always gets me excited. I love the idea of Leprechauns and pots of gold and the rainbows that spring brings. So when I’m preparing for the day, I do my best to find fun things for us to do as a family.
Need some ideas?
I got you. Yeah yeah.
It’s getting closer, y’all.
We love the zoo. We buy season passes every year to our local zoo and have even taken a vacation that was a tour of all our regional zoos. It was so. much. fun. I love getting to see animals I might otherwise never see and I crush hard on the hard work zoos do to protect endangered species. So of course I love books about the zoo.
I mean, it’s my birthday. So I’m going to make this super quick.
It’s been 7o degrees here in Indiana all week, and I’m stoked because that means for the first time ever it is warm on my birthday. 44 years of cold. The warmest birthday I ever had was 56 degrees.
I should have known that the birthday that finally made me realize I’m closer to 50 than 25 would be magical somehow. (And no, I am not complaining about being 45. I’m not one of those people who would go back. You couldn’t pay me to be in my 20s again. I mean, shudder.)
One of the best times we’ve ever had in our homeschool was when we did an in-depth study of space and all it contains. Outer space, my friends–all that yummy good stuff beyond our atmosphere.
I learned more by teaching my boys astronomy than I ever learned in any school I attended. Today that is my favorite thing about homeschool. That ability to really dive (or… fly?) deep into a subject and learn everything we can. No limits.
Kind of like space itself.
We still take every chance we can to learn more about the multiverse, and we have some favorite tools that can help you and your littles learn, too.