"Education is an atmosphere, a discipline, a life." Charlotte Mason
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
My kids keep reminding me that I haven't posted pictures of a field trip they absolutely enjoyed. A few weeks back they had the chance to visit the Lady Washington docked at the Channel Islands Harbor. It was a gorgeous day; did not seem like January at all.
While we aren't studying the 1700's this year, we did last year and the images are still fresh. They learned about parts of a ship, some sailing terms and even got to work with the ropes.
I love having the opportunity for field trips that give the kids a hands on experience. Sometimes this is just the last bit they need to make a connection with something they've learned or want to learn ; )