Monday, December 09, 2013

Homeschooling: How We Added Birdwatching to Science

This past week, I tried to be a little flexible with branching off to do some side projects that weren't within our regular schedule of curriculum.  Once I have a plan, it is sometimes hard for me to break from it, but I also realize that taking advantage of current situations can also be beneficial for my 5th grader.

We have a bird feeder outside our dining room window, and this year, we have had quite the crowd of visitors.  My hubby and I love to watch the birds, and my teen is always teasing us that we are showing our age!  However, last week we had a new and fascinating visitor: