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Brown

Brown is to solve.

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The BROWN in our palette is a quest to find answers, explanations, or solutions, and the skills needed to help us out. These are puzzles, mazes, riddles, sequences, patterns, math and logic, to name a few. BROWN is anything that makes us scratch our heads and then later shout “I got it!” when we’re done. 

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Multiplication Structures

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Multiplication Structures

A simple visual multiplication reference.

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7 Kids’ Activities Inspired by the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

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7 Kids’ Activities Inspired by the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

As a fan of the 2012 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series, a TMNT-themed set of unschooling activities was inevitable.

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A Weigh With Sugar!

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A Weigh With Sugar!

It’s a few days after Halloween, and yes, we have candy. So we did an activity that allowed us to visualize the sugar content of a few familiar foods.

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10 Activities To Do With Kids & Monsters

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10 Activities To Do With Kids & Monsters

In this set of activities, we experiment with light and shadows, create our own monster slime, and play some of our favorite homemade games.

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7 Things We Learned Through Vampires

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7 Things We Learned Through Vampires

Learn a bit of History, Literature, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Geography and Art. Through vampires.

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A Maze With A Clue

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A Maze With A Clue

We still love mazes, and we enjoy finding different ways to play them.

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Inspired by The Golden Compass

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Inspired by The Golden Compass

Philip Pullman’s HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy inspired a week of learning activities.

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Newsworthy : Weekly Custom Newspaper for Kids

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Newsworthy : Weekly Custom Newspaper for Kids

Every Sunday, G gets a paper especially curated for him with important, interesting, and strange news.

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Our Wizard of Oz Vending Machine

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Our Wizard of Oz Vending Machine

Made from foam boards, sandwich bags, and velcro, this vending machine is operated by my cute wizard.

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Where’s Horus? (A Hidden Objects Game)

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Where’s Horus? (A Hidden Objects Game)

When I find myself with idle time, usually when G takes classes such as Gymnastics or Music, I arm myself with a pencil, pens, and a Moleskine, and happily doodle the minutes away.

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