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Red is to create.

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The RED in our palette brings out the makers in us. To create is to make something exist, not just in our heads but in some form that one or more of our senses can appreciate. In RED we turn ideas to reality, express our creativity, engineer, prototype, build. We think with our hands.

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Inspired by Hogwarts 2

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Inspired by Hogwarts 2

We’re rereading the HARRY POTTER series, and we have some new activities inspired by Hogwarts.

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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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Our Summer 2015 Quests

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Our Summer 2015 Quests

This summer, we set out on a quest to experience (or in a few worthy cases, re-experience) 35 new adventures.

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19 Ways To Foster Love of Reading Through Play and Stories

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19 Ways To Foster Love of Reading Through Play and Stories

A few specific examples of how we are fostering love of reading through two broad themes: STORIES and PLAY.

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Planes, Planes, Planes: A Geometric Sculpture

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Planes, Planes, Planes: A Geometric Sculpture

An exploration of planes, planes, planes. We made a mini sculpture inspired by giant installations throughout the Chicago area.

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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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Inspired by The Doctor

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Inspired by The Doctor

Here are the 7 activities we did during a week inspired by The Doctor.

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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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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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