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Science at the Zoo…classification

Today was another zoo day. We love to use the zoo as a resource for learning and this year it actually fits nicely with the Science that we are already studying.   On this trip, I decided to have the kids classify animals. I found this great site for classifying...

Art/Science at the Zoo…Drawing.

Well, today was another zoo day.  I thought we should go as often as possible in the next few weeks before we hit 115 degrees and have to stay indoors. Each time we go to the zoo, I try to do something just a little different to help the kids learn but I end up...

The Zoo: An Outdoor Classroom

I simply love using the zoo for enriching our homeschool experience.  It is out in the fresh air and sunshine and it is “hands-on”.  It seems that we all learn new things about God’s creation with each trip to the zoo. This year we are studying the...

Scavenger Hunt…at the Zoo

The number of learning opportunities at the zoo are endless!  We went today for our Fantastic Friday and it was a very different experience. A few weeks ago, my kids were invited to a birthday party at the zoo.  They had such a great time and came home singing the...

Map skills at the zoo.

We like to go to the zoo…and often.  Now that we have our annual pass, we can go for free as often as we like:)We also like to learn hands-on and out of the house when we can.  So, I look for ways to incorporate different types of learning into the zoo trips...