field trip

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Teen &  Tween Meetup: 5 Wits

We have created a Weekend Teen Meetup group for area families with older students looking to connect with other homeschooled teens and tweens. Kids ages 10+ are invited to join any activity we have, and there are lots of fun events coming up – even free ones!   5 Wits was […]

Field Trip: Heifer Farm

We are doing a fundraiser this year with our DIY Explorers – asking them to bring in recyclables that give a deposit to raise money to buy an animal through Heifer.org. From the Heifer website: We empower families to turn hunger and poverty into hope and prosperity – but our […]

Field Trip: RISD Film Animation & Video Labs

As part of our DIY Club Animator Badge, we took a field trip to the Rhode Island School of Design’s FAV Labs with Professor Dennis Hlynsky. Professor Hlynsky took time out of his incredibly busy schedule, even though they were in the middle of moving offices, to meet the kids […]

Field Trip to Battleship Cove

We very much enjoyed our field trip to Fall River’s Battleship Cove.  My oldest is studying American History 2: Reconstruction through the present. It’s kind of a relief because I feel like we have done the Revolutionary War and the Civil War a lot. A whole lot. From their website: […]

Field Trip: Old South Meeting House, “Tea is Brewing”

In April, we had a super fun field trip to the Old South Meeting House in Boston to learn about how the Boston Tea Party really started with the “Tea is Brewing” interactive activity. Each child was given a part to play, either patriot or loyalist, and they participated in […]

Field Trip: Matfield Maple Farm

We visited the Matfield Maple Farm located at 107 Matfield St, West Bridgewater, MA 02379 with some friends and the kids last spring. The tour was $6 per person. There were some farm animals with coin-op feed machines for the kids (always a fun time) and some chickens wandering around. We […]

Field Trip: American Textile Museum

Our trip to the American Textile Museum in Lowell, Massachusetts was filled with a lot of hands-on activities, education and fun.   The day started with more of a traditional learning opportunity. The educator showed lots of interesting pictures and other materials to the kids and told them about how […]

Travel Homeschool Blogs

I am fascinated with the idea of taking time to travel across the country with my kids to see the amazing country that we live in. There is so much to see and do, and I am gearing up to making this happen for us in the next year or […]

Field Trip: Hammond Castle Museum

  We took advantage of a homeschool trip set up by the Rhode Island Guild of Home Teachers (RIGHT) to visit Hammond Castle Museum in Gloucester, MA. I’d been wanting to visit this museum for years, and thought this would be loads of fun to do with the kids. It […]