Tag Archives: Expeditions and Field Trips

The British Are Coming! (Win a Pass to the HEAV Convention!)

We took a trip to Boston, this past week.  Since we’re on our summer schedule (two hours of schoolwork, two hours of household work and projects, and free time and expeditions for the rest of the day), I’m trying to … Continue reading

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Art History Outings At The VMFA: Ancient & Classical Greece

This month’s outing will take a look at the the art and architecture of ancient and classical Greece. I’ve prepared two scavenger hunts to help us engage with the art more fully! One will be easy even for little children … Continue reading

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Art History: Prehistoric and Ancient Art Activities and Expedition Report

We’re kicking off our study of Art History with a look at some ancient art forms from around the world. Since we’ll be looking at Greek and Roman art separately I want to start by looking at cave and aboriginal … Continue reading

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Engineering Problems

Toys seem to go through phases around here. Sometimes the only thing that is popular is the Legos, other weeks the children “cook” endlessly. Lately the thing that has been popular is blocks. Bull started it. I showed him how … Continue reading

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Egg Drop!

Last Sunday I took the two big children to the Science Museum for the annual Egg Drop Contest. There were about 40 kids participating in middle and high school with judges from the local Engineering school some of whom also … Continue reading

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