Don't you love teaching about the different holidays in your homeschool? It's one of the most fun things to do with elementary kids. I'm sharing today about a neat activity guide that is now for sale in the I Choose Joy! store. It's called 11 Days of Veterans Day Activities for Kids. What will … [Read more...] about New Activity Guide: 11 Days of Veterans Day Activities for Kids
We had a fun field trip a few weeks ago to someplace we had never been to before: The Grove in Glenview, IL. It's actually called The Grove National Historic Landmark. Our group did a special program called Log Cabin. They have other buildings on site that we didn't even have a chance to look at, … [Read more...] about Field Trip to “The Grove Log Cabin” in Glenview, IL
It's field trip season! I love it when the long winter ends and we can finally get out to do things again. Look at the fun we just had at the Adler Planetarium. We finished our study of Exploring Creation With Astronomy by Apologia (with my elementary students), so it was … [Read more...] about Field Trip to Adler Planetarium
We had a great day at our field trip last Friday. It had been raining all week, and started raining on our way home. But the weather was so beautiful for the hours we were at Cantigny Tank Park and First Division Museum yesterday! We have just completed our study of World War 1, so this was a … [Read more...] about Field Trip to Cantigny First Division Museum
We love going to the Chicago Botanic Gardens every year! This time we had the kids' grandmother, aunt, and 4 cousins join us! Enjoy the pictures! We did a big study of world geography this year, so it was fun to see these small gardens separated by continent. South … [Read more...] about Field Trip to Chicago Botanic Gardens
Join us for a picture journey of the past two very busy weeks! Drama Showcase: From the show "Honk": From the show "Hairspray": My 7-year-old graduates to the bigger classes for next time. And he'll be able to audition for the fall show: … [Read more...] about Busy for the last few weeks. . . See Pictures!