Minnesota Homeschool Field Trips

Field trips are a huge part of every homeschool families year. There is nothing better than hands-on experiences in which the kids can see the practical application for their sit down work at home. For example the Minnesota Zoo hosts a math day at the zoo every November. During this …

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Oxbow Park and Zollman Zoo

We generally try to find field trips that cost as little as possible. My goal is to spend between $0 to $5 max. per person. We are a family of six and anymore than that adds up quickly. We almost always pack a lunch and snacks which makes our field …

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Rolling into Roller City in Mason City! Northern Iowa and Southern Minnesota Gem!

Growing up my family has always been close to my moms sister Sharon. We spent many weeks during the summer at her house. Any Friday we had off of school meant a possible weekend at her house. I have so many amazing memories spending time at their Northern Iowa home. …

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Come One, Come All! It’s History Fest Week in Mankato, Minnesota!

Last year we were introduced to the History Festival in Mankato, Minnesota by a good friend of ours. They had been going with their boys for a few years and absolutely loved it. Mark and I try to fill our schedule full of field trips in the fall. The hope …

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Teaching my Kids to Master the Kitchen.

Maddie has recently developed a love for being in the kitchen. Now that she can read and knows basic math reading recipes is becoming easier and easier. She is quickly becoming efficient in the kitchen and mastering new skills everyday. One of the things I have learned over the years …

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Minnesota Children’s Science Museum

One of Mark and my goals in homeschooling is to make our kid’s learning as hands-on and applicable as possible. We want our kid’s classroom to be the world they live in, experiencing everything first hand as much as possible. The Minnesota Children’s Museum accomplishes all of these with ease! The …

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Gear to help your baby keep up with your family on the go.

We are a busy home school family. We are constantly on the go visiting our local state parks, museums, going for hikes, exploring zoos, and so many other fun adventures. I want to share with you some products that we have found helpful to keep Timothy happy, comfortable, and allows …

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Myre – Big Island State Park a Southern Minnesota Gem!

Some of my best childhood memories are of my parents, two sisters, and I loading up in the family van and heading to any number of Southern Minnesota’s State Parks. Now as an adult with a family of my own I love being able to Explore Minnesota‘s State Parks through my …

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The Lovely, Kelly Gau Studio

Our new favorite place in town is Kelly Gau Studio! Kelly has a natural God given talent for not only bringing out the lovely in her art, but is also able to teach others how to make lovely pieces as well! Naomi lives and breaths art, I’m fairly certain that colors …

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