We’re currently finishing up the “American Girl: Molly” series set during WWII for history. We were excited to visit the Warhawk Air Museum in Nampa for a field trip while we were visiting Boise (November 2021) to bring our unit study to life. There was so much to see in this museum. Huge planes, military … Continue reading Warhawk Air Museum – Nampa, Idaho
The day after we visited MK Nature Center – Boise, Idaho (November 2021) we met up with friends for a stroll along the Garden City greenbelt to continue our riparian habitat exploration. We we delighted to discover evidence of beavers! We had such fun kicking through the leaves and then gathering up leaves to throw … Continue reading Greenbelt Stroll – Garden City, Idaho
A recent visit to Boise (November 2021), gave us the opportunity to visit a riparian habitat at MK Nature Center. We had fun exploring both the indoor museum and the outdoor nature trail. One of my kiddos isn’t a fan of taxidermy, but 2 out of 3 enjoyed the museum! The outdoor path includes a … Continue reading MK Nature Center – Boise, Idaho
We found an Oreo cookie house kit and couldn’t resist a slight change from the traditional gingerbread kits. Here are the houses in our cookie subdivision.
My sister and I had this advent calendar growing up. Before Lego and Hot Wheels and Play-doh and Playmobil, etc., all came out with toy advent calendars, we got to move this bear around his fabric panel house. The bear has a snap on the back and all the places in the house have the … Continue reading A Beary Merry Christmas
When I found out that a nearby symphony was performing a live musical score to the movie, “The Snowman”. It took away a bit of the sting of not finding any nearby performances of “The Nutcracker”, which has been an annual tradition for our family to attend the past 9 years or so. I decided … Continue reading Christmas School – The Snowman ⛄️
For Christmas 2020, I bought my kiddos a copy of Mr. Willoughby’s Christmas Tree by Robert Barry. We were just delighted with the story and it’s going to be my first “Christmas School” post this year. In our homeschool, “Christmas School”, is combining a Christmas-themed book with a recipe, a craft activity, a field trip … Continue reading Christmas School – Mr. Willoby’s Christmas Tree 🎄