Category: Extra Activities

What Does a Typical Day Look Like For Us?

Our days tend to vary depending on what activities we have planned. Each week Madison has piano, American Heritage girls, Homeschool PE, Park Day with friends, Speech and Debate and Religion. We usually have a field trip or two each week as well. And… Continue Reading “What Does a Typical Day Look Like For Us?”

Operation Christmas Boxes

Madison’s American Heritage Girls Troop collects Operation Christmas Boxes each year. She absolutely loves this service project. This year she chose to make 6 boxes. Three boxes for 10-14 year old girls and three boxes for 10-14 year old boys. That age range receives… Continue Reading “Operation Christmas Boxes”

October Gifted Homeschooling Update

Time flies by when you’re having fun!  Next year I am going to have to remember that November and December are always busy, so I shouldn’t schedule as much in September and October. 🙂  Madison has kept busy this month with piano lessons, American… Continue Reading “October Gifted Homeschooling Update”

A Flight of a Lifetime

Today Madison had the opportunity to take a Young Eagles flight in a RV-4 airplane owned by Winn Harris. When we arrived we were invited to tour the control tower at the Denton Enterprise Airport. The air traffic controllers showed her the radar for… Continue Reading “A Flight of a Lifetime”

We Are Now on Facebook

I decided to create a Facebook Page to share information on giftedness,  homeschooling related information, and blog posts.   We’d love for you stop by and like our Facebook Page:  Incredible Journey of Giftedness Facebook Page

September 2016 Gifted Homeschooling Update

September was a busy month for us and it felt like it flew by before I could get a hold of it.

Exercise 

​​ A friend told me today that she read an article that kids should have 3 hours of physical activity a day. I was very intrigued so I googled it.  Sure enough, we should aim for 120 minutes of physical activity a day…15 minutes… Continue Reading “Exercise “

Electives, Projects and Extracurricular Activities for Fall 2016 Homeschool

*This post may obtain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure policy for more details. This year we are trying a new scheduling system. We are going to work on core curriculum Monday – Thursday and on Fridays we are going to leave it open… Continue Reading “Electives, Projects and Extracurricular Activities for Fall 2016 Homeschool”

DFW Speech and Debate 

Madison took a summer camp through DFW Speech and Debate last year and loved it. This past Spring she decided she wanted to join the DWF Speech and Debate Club. To join, you needed to have participated in a summer camp and had to… Continue Reading “DFW Speech and Debate “

Colorado – A Vacation to Remember 

Last month we decided to switch things up a bit and take a quick vacation to Colorado Springs, CO. It is my birthplace and I loved going back to visit when I as a child, so we decided to take advantage of the off… Continue Reading “Colorado – A Vacation to Remember “

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