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From teaching unicycle students to replacing my wife’s college diploma with an education and work experience in a brand new field, I knew it would be simp...

‘pre’school : Holes, Steel, Aluminum, Bolts, and Adjustable Wrenches

The two year old spends a lot of time with the tools and equipment. She loves putting bolts in holes. She loves taking bolts out of holes, also. Unbaby-proofing...

[video] COLDESTRUCTOR : Play Drawing Mortal Kombat Before Bed.

Telling him it was Night Wolf not Micro almost makes him cry. Time for bed 🙂 (Unless he wants to create for a few more minutes!) He became a big fan of Morta...

[video] North Bay Ontario Field Trip : A Ride in a Corvette and a Leaf for Mom

He's watched 'Cars Movie Cars' for a long time. I let him know he was going to drive in a race car next week and he was excited it about it allll week. I know h...

[VIDEO] Four Year Old At A Wedding Reception : Can I Take Pictures With The Camera, Dad? : North Bay

I’ve shown him how to aim a camera. I’ve shown him how to hold a camera. I’ve shown him how to not drop a camera. At Uncle Andy & Aunt Ni...

4yo was sitting at the computer, waving his hands at the screen

He was sitting at the computer watching youtube. I saw him waving his hands at the screen and making all sorts of strange movements. I went over to investigate ...

“Dad”, you don’t look right. Where’s your beard?

The costume the four year old wore for (by far) the longest time, was his dad costume! He sat and watched TV after we were done playing ‘Dad and Son’...

Lovin’ the Whiteboard! Create, Erase, Learn, Play, Erase, Surprise, Dry, Rubbing Alcohol

Update on the whiteboard…it’s an instant creativity device! You can interact easily with kids of different ages doing their own things, each one get...

Discussed vowels today using fridge letters. Levelled up to Whiteboard.

They coloured. They placed magnets. They erased with the erases on the end of their white board markers. I showed them how to erase with a paper towel, and thei...

Never mind a Fire Hall. Let’s throw timbits at seagulls

I told the kids we were going on mission where we were going to do two things, go to the timbit store, and something else that was a secret. Outside of tim hort...

[video] Thames River Kids’ Run & Sticks Throw

she looks like 11 from Stranger Things for a second Took the kids out for a ride today. This time our forest adventure took us to the section of woods between t...

[video] 2 minutes and 20 seconds of homeschool ideas

Ever consider homeschooling and wondering if you can do it? Already a homeschooler and looking for some new ideas? This video is from an hour in the woods. What...

Multitasking at Homeschool

Why play accordions and violins in the living room when they are still only 'weird sound makers' when you can play them outside? Today, over music theory and...

[video] Learning to read (among other things) with dinosaurs

Dinosaur toys. Every kid loves them. And if your kid is a boy, you’ve seen them in the store toy aisles… Every dollar store sells ‘the famous ...

Slacklining: A Homeschool Class? Recess? Whatever.

Meanwhile, at a slackline homeschool meetup: I set up the line with help from a dad whose four year old already plays chess, and had a lovely conversation with ...

Almost Two & Almost Four; Introducing Unicycling to Children

The best thing a parent can get for their kid who wants to learn to unicycle is a unicycle for themselves too. As a long time unicyclist and brand new dad, my i...

[video] When You Get The Blues : School until 1am

11pm : The wee one wakes up and comes to see me for some reason. 1am: I send him to bed. He’s done.  His sleep schedule was a little off with a giant work...

The window was down, the doors unlocked, and a homeless bum walked right up my kids in their carseats

What would YOU do?? I could have rolled up the window, but I didn’t bother. I could have locked the door, but it was already wide open. While waiting for ...

Sound education; a new batch of tools

$100 Gift Card from Gramma. 100 Benefits From Wikipedia : “The ukulele originated in the 19th century as a Hawaiian adaptation of the Portuguese machete, ...

My toddler volunteered our assistance to a 9 fingered man

We were on the bus. He was entertaining himself with his dinosaur. A older-than-me guy sits down next to him, and asks him if that was a dinosaur. He said, R...

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