Here we are on Day 3 of Summer of Fun. Today has been quite a day. Of course, we rolled our die last night and were all set for what was to take place today, but as often happens, things happened. Know what I mean? After a few detours, we finally made it to our free day. What does a ‘free’ day look like? Well, mostly its everyone choosing what they want to do. Come on in and find out what we did!
Today for Summer of Fun, we’re going to be exploring another building project – building bridges. There are so many different types of bridges: arch, truss, beam, cantilever, suspension, and beyond. Each bridge has its own design and purpose, but what they all have in common is they must hold a certain amount of weight in order to be structurally sound and that’s where we’ve decided to place our focus
Welcome to day one of Summer of Fun 2018! Wanting to spend quality time is where it all started and for lack of a better name, I simply called it Summer of Fun. It started out as something I wanted to try but quickly turned into a must for all of us. Sometime around April, everyone starts asking when we’re going to create the list and so it begins.
Here’s a short but sweet activity from today. Well, it was short and sweet to create but we played with it for over an hour. If there’s something we can learn than killing time isn’t a bad thing, right? Today we’re learning about colloids! What is a colloid you ask? A colloid is a substance…… Continue reading Summer of Fun: A Colloid? What’s That?
Sometimes, we just get curious. Sometimes we hear things that make us question what we are doing. So, I decided not to guess, but to ask! Please take a few minutes to participate in this short survey.
Oh my goodness, I can’t believe more than a week has passed since I last posted. I guess asking where the time goes is definitely something worth asking in this instance. Time is flying by, as it always does when the boys are here. It seems like we never have enough time together, although it…… Continue reading Summer of Fun: When Life Moves By In a Blur, There’s Always Time for Pie
Welcome back!! The boys have arrived for our second round of summer of fun and today we’re making ice cream. I remember making ice cream with my gramma or was it with mama, either way I remember. We used one of those old fashioned ice cream makers. The one that used rock salt and then you…… Continue reading Summer of Fun – I Scream, You Scream, We’re Making No Churn Ice Cream!