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Unschooling Blogs & Websites

Please share your unschooling blog or website below. Please – no businesses!! I promise to add another directory soon just for that. Unschooling Blogs And Websites 1. Link Title: This is the text that will be displayed 2. Email Address: Required but not displayed 3. URL: Please link directly to your site (anything else will be deleted). Don’t add http:// because it’s already included. If you add it by...

The Real World With Unschooling

Written with love by Kimberly Sharpe Slage As an unschooling mother of two girls ages, 11 and 17, I consider myself very fortunate. I have been able to be at home with my children for almost 18 years. I have witnessed every stage of development the girls have experienced. These different experiences have been lived out while traveling and living in so many different places. With my husband working in the hospitality business...

Making Slime

We’ve made slime a few times and this is the best recipe I’ve found so far. It’s very slimy and smooth…. and turns out great! We love squeezing it through our fingers!!  We used neon food coloring so the color was nice and bright! Need: Borax (can bought in the laundry detergent aisle.) White glue (like Elmers) Food coloring Ziploc bags measuring cups and spoons (We have some set aside for projects...

So You Want to Unschool?

Check out this video series from the lovely Laurie A. Couture. Here’s video one of six. © 2011 An Unschooling Life Tags: Laurie Couture, radical unschooling, unschooling encouragement, what is unschooling, youtube Related posts What Is Unschooling? (5) Unschooling Interview (13) Unschooling Article From Education Week (0) Speaking With An Unschooled Child (15) Opportunites For Learning

Unschooling and Electronics

If you limit the time your child can play video games, be on the computer, or watch TV… WHY? I’m aware of many conventional reasons…er…excuses…. Have you ever really thought about it? I know that a lot of parents put limits on their children; it’s pretty typical in mainstream families because they rule and control everything. They use it as punishments and rewards. Many unschoolers that I know...

Unschooling Is Not Hands Off

Unschooling is not hands off. It’s not enough to leave a child to fend for themselves when it comes to discovering new interests and the world around them. Unschooling parents should look for opportunities to expose their children to to a variety of people, new ideas, the community outside your immediate one and activities that don’t normally come up in your daily life. If your family life is rich and full, there...

Unschooling Conversation

I was fooling around with xtranormal.com and decided to make a video , inspired by Homeschooling Conversation From The Future. It’s my first try so go easy on me. *lol* I didn’t realize there could be different voices until someone told me, so the next one will be better. If you could go to youtube (click the video title to go to the video on youtube), and give it a thumbs up and a comment, I will love you...