Making Homeschooling Fun
Denver Botanic Gardens
Myers' Gourment Popcorn Factory
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Mordecai Children's Garden
Pepsi Center Tours
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Hammond's Candy Factory
Coors Brewery Tours
Plains Conservation Center
Colorado Homeschool Field Trips
Colorado Gators Reptile Park
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Colorado Springs Homeschool Sports League
Berry Patch Farms
The Letter Factory Game
LeapPad Game - Mind Wars Jr. Interactive Game
Smart Mouth is a quick-thinking shout-it-out hilarious word game that helps build vocabulary skills. It includes variations of the rules for category play and for younger players. Players slide the Letter Getter forward and back to get two letters. The first player to shout out a word of five or more letters using those letters wins the round. The game includes tips for teachers. This is a fun game to play with children and adults together.
Field Trips: Bug Hunting, Animal Tracking, Bird-watching, Shore Walking
With Jim Arnosky as your guide, an ordinary hike becomes an eye-opening experience. He'll help you spot a hawk soaring far overhead and note the details of a dragonfly up close. Study the black-and-white drawings -- based on his own field research -- and you'll discover if those tracks in the brush were made by a deer or a fox.
In his celebrated style, this author, artist, and naturalist enthusiastically shares a wealth of tips. Jim Arnosky wants you to enjoy watching wildlife. He carefully explains how field marks, shapes, and location give clues for identifying certain plants and animals wherever you are. He gives hints for sharpening observational skills. And he encourages you to draw and record birds, insects, shells, animal tracks, and other finds from a busy day's watch.
LeapPad Game - Mind Wars Interactive Game
Great States Board Game
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