Winter Lake Schooling

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We had a little 3 year old guest this week. So. Fun!  We took a slice of sunshine to go walk in the forest next to the house for a bit of exploring.

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We have several spring  fed streams to the south. Crystal clear beautiful water. There is one main path, then several paths that randomly pop out of the ground into the lake.

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The property to the south is named “Fairy Forest”. It is a vacant lot/home owned by a bank now. So sad. The past owners had treated it like a botanical garden wonderland. We love including their paths on our hikes.

 

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Winter in the Pacific Northwest – A treat indeed!

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Meanwhile, my son clears a spot in the forest for a little fire. He made the circle so the little visitor would keep safe.

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When we came back from Fairy Forest, I saw Jon coming to the fire with some chairs.

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He brought out his Math and Spelling – and Wyatt’s Backpack with his “schoolwork”.

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Still loving the Spelling You See from Demme Learning.  It is really simple, yes, but we are seeing quick building results.

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In the younger years, this was our classroom more days than not. It brought back a lot of memories. It also helped me refocus – how much we’ve moved to a sterile table/chair/dining room spot for school Every Day. I could see Jon’s heart for learning and his friend as he set up this whole arrangement. I need to set up these surprises for him too.

Everyone needs a few days of Dog Desk School.

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Ready for spring. Sitting now listening to 70 mph winds and seeing the results of flooding. Digging trenches, cleaning gutters, blocking flooding downstairs. It’s still Winter in the Pacific Northwest. A fantastic time to be a home learner.

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About +Angie Wright

The Transparent Thoughts of an Unschooling Family of Boys - Answering the question - What DO you DO all day?
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2 Responses to Winter Lake Schooling

  1. The Garners says:

    Great day of schooling! We need to get out more too – thanks for reminding me!

  2. Deidre says:

    You made me so wistful. I look forward to the day I can offer my kiddos a “fairy forest”.
    “A fantastic time to be a home learner.” For your kiddos for sure!

    Lovely post!

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