Re-reading a favorite book.
N has begun learning German with DuoLingo, and he loves it!
I got to head to the coffee shop by myself for a while this morning, it was a nice treat.
She loves spending time with her big siblings’ toys.
After a drive in the mountains we went for a short hike at Settler’s Park in Boulder.
The bigger kids spent time at the museum with Mrs. Hatter, so I took the little two to their favorite playground. M has taken to calling it his “own personal playground.”
There’s nothing like reading a favorite book together.
Week 30 of my 365 photo project exploring our Unschooling life.
Live animals are still the true purpose of visiting the zoo, but a temporary exhibit of animatronic Dinos is a lot of fun.
Knitters gonna knit!
Well, maybe not a master yet, but he is very good at puzzles. More importantly, he has a lot of fun working on them.
It’s nice to take some time off. So the day before my birthday I did just that, and among other things spent time in the Vikings exhibit at DMNS.
A cloudy sunset over Boulder valley.
We had a LOT of fun at the pool this morning.
Week 29 of my 365 photo project exploring our Unschooling life.
We had the park almost to ourselves for a picnic lunch. The kids had an absolute blast!
We started revamping our home library spaces, ut he couldn’ wait for us to finish. He had to have books!
She recently learned to cook one of her favorite foods, and decided to make dinner for the whole family. It was delicious!
He seasoned and mixed the beef, formed the patties and started learning how to use the grill. Another delicious dinner.
May in Colorado usually has one good snowfall, and this year was no exception. These three simply watched the snow fall for the better part of an hour.
Our two blue-eyed kids are the youngest and the oldest. And they’re great friends.
It’s chaos to look at, but amazing creations emerge from it on a daily basis.
Week 20 of my 365 photo project exploring our Unschooling life.
We decided to go for a walk before bedtime. Some of the kids wore pajamas, and T found a great stick!
We had a special treat tonight after the little kids went to bed. We toasred mashmallows on the grill to make s’mores while we watched Rogue One!
Mrs. Hatter is currently doing the bedtime readings with one of her favorite books, A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park.
One of the best parts of programming your own apps is sharing them with others! That’s what’s happening here.
Every aspiring gemologist needs some good books to study. H loves this one.
Books are an important part of Unschooling, especially in our house, and it’s never to early to start. M has been particularly book-crazed of late.
We don’t eat out a lot, and when we do it’s usually just fast food to eat in the car or at home. So eating in an actual restaurant (even a fast food joint) is a special event and a lot of fun. They enjoyed themselves immensely.
Week 19 of my 365 photo project exploring our Unschooling life.
The kids went to an open barn this afternoon to meet some friendly Alpacas and learn about their wool.
M likes dirt. And digging in dirt. And getting dirt all over himself.
Halloween costumes can be fun for the whole year. Today they decided to dress up as Rebels and have some adventures.
It took her hours to write this complex Bitsbox app, but she persevered and was quite proud of the results.
The twins went to work with Mrs Hatter for Take Your Child To Work Day, so the rest of us headed for the Zoo. It was a nice day for it.
A is usually more interested in building super villains with LEGOs, but today he decided to build some barns out of Lincoln Logs and had a whole lot of fun.
It was cold and wet outside today. Perfect weather for an afternoon movie.
Week 17 of my 365 photo project exploring our Unschooling life.
N wanted to help refinish an old school desk, and had a blast trying out the orbital sander.
N picked his favorite dinner tonight, which natural meant German food!
They love spending time with their Papa, and he doesn’t seem to mind reading to them.
She loves books. A comfy chair, a pillow, a blanket and a book are all she needs to be content.
It was an extremely competitive, rowdy game, but Nana won in the end.
We spent the morning at the Denver Art Museum with a few cousins. Fun times, but we’re going to miss them when they move!
Papa spent part of an afternoon playing board games with the kids. The kids are really good at Mancala, and Papa lost as many games as he won,
Week 16 of my 365 photo project exploring our Unschooling life.
N and H have quite a lot of fondness for Chipotle tacos these days.
They’ve been begging for two way radios for a long time, and have a blast now that they finally have a pair.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban was the choice tonight, and they loved it despite the scary dementors.
We often find abandonded battle scenes like this. I’m not sure who made it or who’s winning, but it looks like a lot of fun.
All the kids in chess club played simultaneous games against their coach. N brought along his lucky coin, but it wasn’t enough to bring him victory!
We found all sorts of great stuff this trip. Locally produced single origin chocolate bars, huge tomatoes, fresh bread and a couple bags of kettle corn. It was well worth the crowds.
Week 15 of my 365 photo project exploring our Unschooling life.
The sidewalk is a bigger art canvas than anything they have inside, and using chalk is always fun.
He loves computers and programming, so coding his own apps is a dream come true!
N celebrated by helping to make Cherry Berry Wonderland pies! He was very proud of his handiwork, and of course they tasted great!
H reads all kinds of things, and many more advanced novels, but the My Little Pony books still have a special place in her heart. She never wants to pass up a new one
She wants to be just like the bigger kids, even when means watching their yoga video and getting in their way.
The new tiger exhibit at the Denver Zoo is very cool and the kids love it. I hope to finish a new post about our experience soon!
N loves ladybugs, and all other kinds of beetles. He’s also our one child who’s not squeamish about holding bugs. Its not uncommon for him to come running inside with something he’s caught before dashing back off to look for another one.
Week 11 of my 365 photo project exploring our Unschooling life.
Week 9 of my 365 photo project exploring our Unschooling life.
Week 8 of my 365 photo project exploring our Unschooling life.