Category Archives: Field Trips

Williamsburg on a Whim 

We have now been to Williamsburg , VA three times and each time has been a different experience.  The first trip was a week long excursion seeing many sites.  Our second trip was on the way to Washington DC so … Continue reading

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Dinosaurs in Motion: Must See Exhibit For Science and Artist Lovers!

Dinosaurs in Motion is an innovative display of life -sized dinosaurs and other creatures made out of recycled metal. This interactive display by North Carolina artist John Payne is sure to to inspire and ignite scientific exploration in kids of … Continue reading

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Civil War Living History Day: You Must Live it to Appreciate the Past

When I was in school I despised history class. I associated history with memorizing dates and places. There was no humanness to it. Homeschooling has allowed us to read numerous stories within history. This could be historical fiction, biographies or … Continue reading

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Our Passion for Living History

Historic Brattonsville is one of our favorite places to visit. It is a 775 acre living history site nestled in the Carolina backcountry (Historic Brattonsville). Throughout the year they have special events and this month was the Battle of Huck’s … Continue reading

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Tide Pool Ecosystem —Day 3 Oak Island

We read this book a few weeks ago so while on vacation I was ecstatic we found ourselves in the middle of a huge tide pool. We were boating through the Intracoastal Waterway with our friends and decided to get … Continue reading

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The Journey of the Loggerhead Turtle— Day 2 of Our Homeschool Fieldtrip Vacation

I vividly remember the birth of each of my three children. The miracle of life as each of them took their first breath is reminder of how precious life is on this earth. However, it seems that over get caught … Continue reading

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Family Vacation Can Equal Homeschool on the Go

One of the perks of homeschooling is that you can take vacation at your leisure. No waiting for a school break or summer vacation. I have found that just because we are on vacation does not mean we can not … Continue reading

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