Our Homeschooling Week Ending June 14

This week E went to Tennessee with a friend’s family.  She had a wonderful time camping.  Here’s the cabin and it’s view.

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While on the trip, E and her friend had the opportunity to spend the day in Nashville.  They had lunch at an aquarium themed restaurant…

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and then a visit to the zoo!

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E wasn’t the only one to get an up-close look at animals this week.  J and Z went to the library for Animal Tales, a live animal, “edZOOcational” program.  Z was picked to assist the handler with the African Spurred Tortoise.1002093_10151501455028697_113897920_nAfter the program, Z was invited to pet a Woma Python!

983985_10151502063868697_1498871505_nAt home this week, we have enjoyed these last days of spring observing the daily changes out in our yard.  Our keyhole garden science project is growing like crazy!  This week we picked the first Hungarian Pepper.  The Jalopinos are ready to pick, too!  It’s time to be thinking about adding fried green tomatoes to our menu.

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1014340_473852806029910_1247598794_nOur Zinnias have blooms and we have our first Pansie.

988644_473852779363246_1520927192_n  10576_473852712696586_1386058004_nOur Magnolia Tree is blooming too!  It smells so good.  I brought a couple of petals in to use as air freshener.  (Our bathroom smells good, too.)

1013415_473852689363255_1390654141_nFor more about Animal Tales  click here https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2013/06/13/diggin-the-library/

For another post about our homeschooling garden science project click here  https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2013/05/23/watching-our-garden-grow/

I hope you had a good week and wishing you another good week next week!

betty jo

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8 thoughts on “Our Homeschooling Week Ending June 14

  1. Simple Northern Life

    My daughter likes these kinds of field trips, she currently goes to an online school and they do have school functions but sometimes we go out on our own. Last year we went the the wolf refuge in our area very inexpensive but a lot of fun. I will keep following and look forward to updated posts.

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    1. Betty Jo Post author

      A wolf refuge sounds like an awesome field trip! I like inexpensive, fun, and close to home fieldtrips. Thanks for visiting my blog. betty jo 🙂

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    1. Betty Jo Post author

      I love learning during summer school, it’s more fun not having to work in required subjects and we can just study what we want to.

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  2. Sylvia

    Looks like your daughter had a great little vacay! Mine would have loved that tortoise! And what a cool restaurant! Thanks for sharing at Friendship Friday!

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    1. Betty Jo Post author

      True, E had a great time vacationing with her friend. The tortoise was awesome. I would have liked that aquarium restaurant, too. In fact, we have decided to make an ocean mural for our chalkboard wall, so our kitchen will have something like an aquarium. Thanks again for hosting Friendship Friday! 🙂

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