homeschool: self-directed learning and free play
homeschool

homeschool: self-directed learning and free play

Do you need a toybox to play and learn? Four year old Zach and I had one of our only weeks together alone. The girls were at their activities during the day, so we found our way to a beach, a waterpark, and a playground for at least half an hour a day. Bring a single … Continue reading

family life

freedom to play

When I first took the kids out of school, I gave them loads of time to free play in the backyard. One of them could mix together clay and water, and make wet, gunky, globs of reddish mud-clay bricks, baked in the sun. She did it for hours. Together, they would swing, ride the slide, have water fights, … Continue reading