Category: Field Trips

Fun Field Trips in January and Feburary 2016

In January we enjoyed a trip to the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. They generously  offer educational symphonies for school and homeschool children throughout the year.  We were seated behind the orchestra and it was a treat to see it up close! In Feburary, Madison enjoyed…

Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling – The Last Week in March 2015

I want to start this post out by saying how much I love the Redbird Advanced Mathematics course that Madison is doing. The reason I love it so much, is because she loves it so much. And maybe a little bit of it is…

Our Week/Month of Gifted Homeschooling – March 2015

Over the past couple of weeks we have been fighting an awful cold. Here’s what we have been up to the past couple of weeks…. Madison completed the Understand Division and Use Mixed Operations to Solve Problems Units and has almost completed The Measurement:…

Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling – The Fourth Week in February 2015

This week we experienced an ice and snow storm in Texas so Madison’s Homeschool class at the Perot Museum was canceled. It was a huge disappointment for her, but we got a lot of learning done, so it ended up working out.We happened to…

February Discovery Days at the Perot Museum

Madison’s favorite place to visit (aside from Disney World) is our local Science Museum, the Perot. Each month they feature Discovery Days on the second Saturday of the month where families discover the fun of science together. You can try out real experiments, design…

Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling – The Third Week in February 2015

I am proud to announce that this week we found out that Madison’s Lego creation of dogs won and she is now an official member (out of 10) of the Lego Creative Crew Team for Legoland Discovery Center DFW. With becoming a member of…

Dallas Children’s Aquarium Homeschool Day

Dallas Children’s Aquarium Homeschool Day. On Tuesday we visited the Dallas Children’s Aquarium for Homeschool Day. It was perfect for Madison and she loved it! They handed out curriculum packets, had tables set up with activities and brought in live animals from the Dallas…

Lions and Tigers and Bears! Oh My!

Lions and tigers and bears! Oh My! It would have been pretty cool if I could have said we went to Oz, but we didn’t. 🙂 This past weekend we enjoyed a mildly chilly day at the Dallas Zoo. In the month of February,…

The Crazy Fun of November

I realize I am a bit behind on posts and need to catch up before the New Year! The holidays have been a whirlwind of fun! Madison is an extrovert and is always wanting to be on the go and be around people. I…

A Homeschool Field Trip to the Dallas Arts District

The Dallas Arts District is an amazing place for children and offers so many kid friendly learning opportunities. The first Saturday of each month, the Nasher Sculpture Center hosts Target First Saturdays. On Target First Saturdays admission to the Nasher Sculpture Center is free…

Adventures at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

I am a bit behind on my posts. 🙂 I am currently trying to figure out how to have time to homeschool, clean the house, fix dinner and blog. I will post, but they just might be a little backdated. We had a wonderful…

Hands on Learning – The Science Museum

One of Madison’s favorite places is the local Science Museum. We make several visits throughout the year. The weekend before our school started we visited to make sure we were able to catch the traveling Dinosaur exhibit before it moved on. Madison also enjoyed…

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