• Teach Poetry Homeschool

    Introducing Poetry into Your Homeschool | Poetry Tea Time

    Deciphering new words through context is one of the most organic ways of learning which makes teaching poetry in your homeschool a great family-time activity with educational benefits. The idea of reading poetry as a family invokes warm, fuzzy thoughts of sitting by the fire with a warm cup of tea with children listening intently conjuring up visual imagery of the poetic verses being being read. Poetry helps children develop rhythm.  The rhythmic structure of stanzas can help kids bridge the gap between words they know and words they don’t.  Reading Aloud in Your Homeschool The growing trend toward incorporating hands-on, family-oriented homeschool activities like Read-Aloud Revival and Poetry Tea…

  • Fossil Hunting in the South Carolina Lowcountry – Fun for the Whole Family Charleston SC

    Have you ever wished you could spend a day fossil hunting around the beaches of Charleston, searching for megalodon shark tooth or fossilized shell to add to your collection?   Charleston Fossil Adventures (CFA) founded by paleontologist, Ashby Gale, offers a family-friendly outdoor experience and educational fossil hunts on Charleston area beaches. Our family has participated in both the Folly Beach Adventure and the Edisto Beach Adventure, we’re looking forward to doing the Fossil Kayaking Adventure one day soon, when my youngest is 10 years old! (minimum age for a half-day tour) If you have young school-aged children in your family (elementary age) I would recommend the Folly Beach Adventure, as…