Exploring Homeschooling

Exploring Homeschooling April – June
Guest post by Jennifer Tan

Homeschooling this time of the year can be a challenging time. Some families find that they are done with planned curriculum early, some are looking to change the rhythm along with the season, and others are looking for inspiration.  I invite all families to “Explore Your World” over the next three months.  Try incorporating some or all of the below explorations into your new weekly rhythm!

Explore Your Community: Geocaching, Letterboxing, using a compass, reading maps.

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Explore Math Artistically: Drawing shapes, finding shapes in nature, drawing math problems

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Explore a New Musical Instrument or Handwork Medium

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Explore Social Studies through Stories, Painting and Clay

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Explore Science through Observation and Art

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Explore Foreign Language through Stories and Songs

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Explore Form Drawing through Movement, Chalk, Crayon and Pencil

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jenrickJennifer Tan, MA and Rick Tan, MD are the owners of Syrendell, providing consultations, workshops, eBooks, and eCourses in the areas of homeschooling, Waldorf education, art and handwork.  They live in beautiful Davis, California with their four children where they also work at Davis Waldorf School, and officiate and play harp and flute in weddings. Jennifer and Rick may be reached through their blogs and Facebook pages at www.syrendell.com and www.reverendtan.com.