Free Summer Activities

Free Summer Fun! Summer will be here officially in just a few days.  While we are taking a break from regular Community meetings it might be fun to gather and do some of the local events.  Don’t forget to post in the Facebook group if your family will be attending any of these so we can all join in the fun. Here is a delightful list of free activities put together by my sweet cousin Annie…

Free to Learn is Hiring!

We’re Hiring! We’re growing like crazy these days and we’re ready for another facilitator to join us!  Spread the word that we are looking for an awesome human who is interested in self-directed education and helping us create an intentional culture with project management tools for our mixed-age kids. Here are the details: Free to Learn was founded upon the following principles: Children are people; Learning is natural and cannot be measured; Education is most…

Creating Hula Hideouts | Learning at Play

Creating Hula Hideouts | Learning at Play

This week the sun has finally re-emerged!  The bikes and scooters all made their way to the parking lot and the kids were looking for some easy fort projects.  We we so excited when we found this “recipe” for Hula Hideouts over at AlannaGeorge.com!  The kids can’t wait to get started on them. Supplies: Hula Hoop (Alanna found hers at Dollar Tree for $1 each) Safety Pins Twine or Rope Tulle and/or Ribbon (she used…

Love Lights up Learning

 

Love Week Increases Childhood Learning

What a perfect time for love week to come around. We’re falling into such a sweet rhythm in our daily groove, adding an extra dose of love into the mix this week was so very special. We have worked hard as facilitators to focus our energies into the relationship we share with each child, building a strong foundation of trust and security within our community. This week gave us the opportunity to magnify the relationships…

Practice. How to Live Successfully

Practice It’s Not Just for Beginners No one would ever expect a world-class athlete to take his mark on the track every competition without having put in hour after hour, day after day, week after week, and year after year of intense… practice.  There is something about being an adult though, that makes us all feel that we have to have already “gotten it.”  We feel this unseen pressure coming from both outside and inside…

Inauguration Day 2017

A Moment in History Today is a big day for our country.  We are honored to witness yet another successful cycle of the beautiful process which our democracy provides for, the peaceful transfer of power.  Today, that transfer took place when President Obama stepped down and officially turned power over to the new President Donald J. Trump. The final piece of this transition takes place during the Inaugural Ceremony. Daily Democratic Moments We were excited to see the…