Red is to create.
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.
We’re rereading the HARRY POTTER series, and we have some new activities inspired by Hogwarts.read more
As a fan of the 2012 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series, a TMNT-themed set of unschooling activities was inevitable.read more
This summer, we set out on a quest to experience (or in a few worthy cases, re-experience) 35 new adventures.read more
A few specific examples of how we are fostering love of reading through two broad themes: STORIES and PLAY.read more
An exploration of planes, planes, planes. We made a mini sculpture inspired by giant installations throughout the Chicago area.read more
In this set of activities, we experiment with light and shadows, create our own monster slime, and play some of our favorite homemade games.read more
Learn a bit of History, Literature, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Geography and Art. Through vampires.read more
Here are the 7 activities we did during a week inspired by The Doctor.read more
Philip Pullman’s HIS DARK MATERIALS trilogy inspired a week of learning activities.read more
Made from foam boards, sandwich bags, and velcro, this vending machine is operated by my cute wizard.read more