A Fun Homeschool Field Trip to Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

Every year we celebrate Shark Week by learning all about these amazing creatures together with documentaries, hands-on activities, and field trips. Since Shark Week happens near Emily’s birthday, it’s always been a really special event for her. This year, we Read more…


How We Use Screens in Our Homeschool (and Why It Works!)

There are lots of awesome learning opportunities you can engage in when you welcome technology into your lesson planning. Discover the best options for learning with screens in your homeschool and how we incorporate them into our homeschool.

Screens get a bad rap, but in my experience, they aren’t all bad. Screen time has added tons of value to our homeschool experience with educational apps, documentaries, and gameschooling. In fact, I always include relevant Youtube videos and documentaries Read more…


Alexa, Homeschool the Children! How to Use Alexa in Your Homeschool

Do you use Alexa for school? If you have an Amazon Alexa, your kids may have already discovered a few fun skills they love like playing hide and seek or listening to their favorite songs. But Alexa is more than Read more…


How to Celebrate Shark Week in Your Homeschool

Shark Week on Discovery Channel, an annual celebration of all things “shark,” routinely takes over television during July. It’s the longest running program in history filled with information about the secret lives of these ocean predators. Shark Week's main purpose is to focus on conservation efforts and correcting many of the common misconceptions about sharks. Use the opportunity to celebrate in your homeschool with these awesome resources.

Shark Week on Discovery Channel, an annual celebration of all things “shark,” routinely takes over television during July. It’s the longest running program in history filled with information about the secret lives of these ocean predators. Shark Week’s main purpose Read more…


An Amazing Homeschool Art Field Trip You Don’t Want to Miss

We recently took a really amazing homeschool field trip to the Crayola Experience in Orlando, Florida. We had a fantastic time! There is so much to see, a lot of creative activities, and a ton of learning opportunities too. Crayola Experience is a field trip that’s filled with opportunities for creativity and exploration. Kids can learn about art techniques, cool new technology, and build critical thinking skills while they play and explore inside the two story football field sized world at Crayola Experience.

We recently took a really amazing homeschool field trip to the Crayola Experience in Orlando, Florida. We had a fantastic time! There is so much to see, a lot of creative activities, and a ton of learning opportunities too.


Everything You Need to Know About Homeschooling with Interest Led Morning Baskets

A homeschool morning basket is a carefully curated collection of books and activities your child can do independently or together. Morning baskets are the perfect way to incorporate activities your child is interested in outside of lessons.

A homeschool morning basket is a carefully curated collection of books and activities your child can do independently or together. Morning baskets are the perfect way to incorporate activities your child is interested in outside of lessons.


The Ultimate Guide to Strewing in Your Homeschool

Strewing is something that can revolutionize your homeschool, but what is it? This is everything you need to know about strewing to help your kids learn, all in one place.

Strewing is something that can revolutionize your homeschool, but what is it? This is everything you need to know about strewing to help your kids learn, all in one place. Strewing works so well in our homeschool. It’s a fantastic Read more…


Clearwater Marine Aquarium Homeschool Field Trip

We had the opportunity to visit the Clearwater Marine Aqurium recently and they definately did NOT disappoint! Come along with us.

Clear Water Marine Aquarium is the perfect homeschool field trip. You can learn all about some of the famous residents of the aquarium by watching the Dolphin Tales movies before you go. We were lucky enough to have the opportunity Read more…


Don’t Be Afraid to Use Screens in Your Homeschool

Don’t Be Afraid to Use Screens in Your Homeschool

We are big fans of integrating technology into our homeschool lessons here at The Waldock Way. Navigating screen time in your homeschool can be challenging at first, but I believe it’s worth it. Screens can provide an engaging multisensory learning Read more…


This Survival Unit Study Is Perfect For Summer Homeschooling

The Survival Unit Study is 15 lessons in wilderness survival using the Bear Grylls Adventure book series as a base. This family-style unit includes engaging lessons, educational videos to enhance learning, hands-on activities, and more! This is the perfect unit study for your young survivalist or Bear Grylls fan.

Emily has had a major interest in Bear Grylls and survival ever since the interactive Man vs. Wild show premiered. So, of course I immediately began brainstorming ways to incorporate this new found interest of hers into our homeschool and Read more…