• Family Fun,  homeschooling

    Children’s Educational Classes, Drop-in Programs, Events & Festivals – June 2017 + Canada Day

    Edmonton does not have a shortage of fun family activities.  But sometimes it’s nice to pass on the bouncy house and food truck events for something a bit more educational. As homeschoolerss / unschoolers, we use many of the great attractions, events and festivals in Edmonton and beyond as our classroom. Here’s a list of some of the great learning opportunities going on in and around Edmonton for June. Some of the activities require pre-registration and / or are additional costs, so check the event link or attraction website for full information (links provided).  Alberta Aviation Museum Weekly drop-in programs, Wednesdays 10:30-11:30, Ages 2-6 June 24 – Blatchford Field 90th Anniversary…

  • Family Fun,  homeschooling

    Worldschooling From Home

    We are homeschoolers, we learn at home instead of in a brick and mortar school. I would also classify us as unschoolers, our lifestyle facilitates child led learning and exploration. Those two terms are becoming more mainstream, but there’s a new group of learners taking the world by storm (quite literally!). Worldschoolers are people that learn from the world around them, and this can be accomplished in many different way.  Some families prefer slow travel and spend many months or years in their new home away from home, some do short trips abroad and return to a home base, or some spend a short amount of time in a new area…

  • Family Fun,  Uncategorized

    Parades – YEG & Area 2016

    It’s Festival time in and around Edmonton and with festivals comes parades! Here’s a list of parades that your kids will enjoy this summer.  Click on the links for more information including start times and routes. June 4 – Farmers’ Days, Stony Plain June 4 – Pride Parade, Edmonton June 11 – Devon Days, Devon June 25 – St. Jean Baptiste Festival, Morinville July 1 – Canada Day, Fort Saskatchewan July 1 – Canada Day, Sherwood Park July 22 – K Days, Edmonton August 6 – Cariwest, Edmonton Be sure to bring a bag to collect some candy!  Feature Photo credit Kurt Bauschardt