…Using paddle boards, snow, plastic army men, sandwich bags, sticks, and your own creative ingenuity…
…you can fully take advantage of the unexpected flood in your yard, re-enacting WWII navy battles and practicing missile trajectory with snowballs and currents.
…You can create to your heart’s content, not having to stop at the clock for another subject, when you discover how much fun (and artistic) it is to blow paint.
…You can learn about odd and even numbers while sitting comfy on a warm bed instead of sitting rigid at a cold desk.
…Every part of your house is an extension of the “schoolroom.” (In this case the garage doors are subbing as cave walls on which to create prehistoric cave paintings.)
A hike on a warm, late-autumn day is the perfect avenue for learning...
…Science, up close and personal with a real, live beaver dam…
…And state history, as you trek to the quarry site where the stones for the most important buildings in your town came from.
…You’re wise enough to realize your daughter will grow far more from her multiple failed attempts at creating a backyard zipline than if you harp at her to keep raking leaves.
…”School pictures” are taken in a lovely woodland setting, which somehow evolves into a practice of your mad Harry Potter wand skills.
…Home Economics is more than learning skills and management when you’re older; it’s knowing you’ve always been and always will be an important and appreciated member of a working family and that Mom couldn’t do it without you.
…”Recess” is just more quality family time.