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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Who Enjoys Field Trips More, The Kids or The Moms?


I have a confession to make...I LOVE field trips!  In fact, I've come to the realization that I may possibly enjoy them even more than my own children do.

Oh, and I don't believe that I'm the only homeschool mom that feels this way.


Okay, so how did this realization come to me?  This week one of our field trips was to a fossil and science center.



We loved that it was based on creationism.



After our tour the children played at Jurassic Park.  They had a blast!





All waiting for the zip line!
And then the real fun began...zip lining!


Almost all of the children decided to take a ride on the zip line.  It looked like so much fun that the moms decided they would try it too.


And that's how I ended up on a zip line.  It was at this time, as I was flying down the line, that it hit me... I LOVE field trips!

I must say, it was a blast to be a kid with our kids!

Are there any other moms out there that have the same confession to make?




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6 comments:

  1. Yes, I agree! I LOVE FIELD TRIPS! And I know the kids do as well...but that might have a little more to do with the fact they only have to do math and English on field trip days! :)

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  2. I love field trips at least as much as my kids, and often more. I had my first experience on a zipline a few years ago when I went on a missions trip to Honduras - fun!!

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  3. I love them too!!!

    I read something somewhere along the line from a "seasoned" home schooling Mom.....it said something about taking advantage of as many field trips as possible, b/c the books can always be worked around the trips. I think that was great advice.

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  4. ASliceofHomeschoolPieMay 23, 2012 at 5:34 PM

    So true Beth!

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  5. ASliceofHomeschoolPieMay 23, 2012 at 5:35 PM

    Were you really nervous about jumping? That was the most nerve wracking part.

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  6. actually, the worst part was climbing the ladders to the stations in the trees. o.O everything else was a piece of cake compared to that. I hate ladders. LOL

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