Sept. 2 & 15: Homeschool Days at Conner Prairie

On Wednesday, September 2, and Tuesday, September 15, 2015, homeschoolers can enjoy Conner Prairie at the group rate, without needing a group! Take advantage of $5 admission for students and free admission for teachers (that’s you). Explore all the fun outdoor activities Conner Prairie has to offer, including 1836 Prairietown, the 1863 Civil War Journey, the nature walk, and the Lenape Indian Camp. Also check out the indoor activities like […]

REVIEW: With Lee in Virginia

I never knew how much I could love audio theater until I was introduced to Heirloom Audio Productions. We were offered the opportunity to review their new drama, With Lee in Virginia, and I had very high hopes. I am happy to report, it did not disappoint! With high production quality, well known, talented actors (including Sean Astin, Kirk Cameron, and the amazing Jim Weiss), and an interesting story from history, […]

REVIEW: Expanders Board Game

My Little Man loves board games. “Will you play a board game with me?” is a daily question in this house. I’m always on the lookout for new games that throw in a little bit of learning while still being really fun to play. So when SimplyFun offered us a copy of their board game Expanders to play and review, we were pretty excited. Expanders is a math board game […]

August 1: WestFest

What kid isn’t fascinated with the Wild West? Even as an adult, I love the stories of it. I got really excited on a recent trip to the Eiteljorg when I saw a picture of Deadwood in their Gold! Riches and Ruin exhibition. I might have squealed and looked very much NOT intellectual as I said to my husband, “honey, look! It’s the real Deadwood! Like from the show!” Because I’m […]