Letting Go: Our Journey to Unschooling

Autumn is slowly coming into itself here while most of the country is welcoming the chill and stillness of Winter.  Days are only reaching high 60′s and early mornings are met with blue orange glow of fire in white stoneread more

Unschooling Snippets

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So many people don’t understand unschooling and want to know what it actually looks like – the Snippets from Unschooling blog hop is a great way to answer the question “but what do you DO?”

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Inside the Lines (Part 2): An Unschooling Conversation

The first half of this discussion appears here.

star-paperJEN: Oh, that brings back memories! I don’t remember how my son got graded on coloring, but he HATED coloring. If he decided to go along with the assignment, he would color the picture somewhat with colorsread more

Inside the Lines (Part 1): An Unschooling Conversation

This discussion appeared recently on the Christian Unschooling Facebook Group:

|#0|#MARI: One of my public school teacher friends repinned this on Pinterest and it made me so sad I had to share. “Colors make sense”??? Green cows with purple teeth make perfect sense to ME – who are you to judge my artistic sensibilities? It makes me wonder about Salvador Dali’s first grade teacher or Pablo Picasso’s kindergarten teacher. Sorry, Seurat, no smiley face for you – too much white space in pointillism. Too bad, Andy Warhol, your colors don’t make sense.

VICKY: Killing off that creativity…. so sad.

CARMA: My younger brother was a kindergarten dropout. The teacher made him cry because he colored some leaves black, or something like that, so my mom pulled him out. Of course he went on into 1st grade the next year. My motherread more

Top 50 Free Games for Kids Online

I find it truly amazing how many resources are available to our children thanks to the world wide web.

As an unschooling parent, I see my job as getting to know my children and their interests, helping them to find the resources that will most benefit them and help them gain in knowledge of the world around them.

I’ve divided this list of websites into main subjects so that it’s easier to find and strew games that will appeal to your child’s main interests.

Top 50 Free Games for Kids Online #unschooling #homeschooling

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Unschooling Snippets

So many people don’t understand unschooling and want to know what it actually looks like – the Snippets from Unschooling blog hop is a great way to answer the question “but what do you DO?”

Here areread more

What We’re Reading – Going Into June

Are you always looking for good book recommendations?  Do you like to see what other unschoolers (and their parents) are reading?

Now you can have a look at ”What We’re Reading” - a monthly blog hop all about sharing the great books, blogs, and blurbs that unschoolers areread more