Category: ’Eclectic Learning’

Harry Potter Potions Party

April 8th, 2014 by Dionna - 12 Comments

One of the best homeschool activities we’ve ever done has been a Harry Potter Potions Party. I’m sharing the resources I used to create our potion recipes, the ingredients and tools we set out for the kids to experiment with, and the recipes themselves. Feel free to use and adapt for your own budding wizards and witches!

We Don’t Need an Excuse: An Article at HuffPo

March 11th, 2014 by Dionna - 4 Comments

Today at Huffington Post I’m writing about why Kang’s #whatsyourexcuse hashtag has missed her intended mark. She wants to empower women, but fat-shaming from someone in a place of privilege is hardly empowering.

Giveaway: Glee Gum Make Your Own Chewing Gum, Chocolate, and Gummies Kits: A $42 Value {US, 3.31}

February 28th, 2014 by Dionna - 1 Comment

Glee Gum, a company with a commitment to the environment and to helping children think about environmental and social issues in innovative ways, is giving away 3 candy making kits through our Learning through Play giveaway. Read for details on how to win!

Giveaway: One Year of Access to DreamBox Learning $120 {US; 3.31}

February 26th, 2014 by Dionna - 1 Comment

DreamBox is one of Kieran’s favorite activities – homeschool or not. And we are giving away a year’s access to DreamBox to one lucky winner as part of the Learning through Play giveaway. Keep reading for details and to enter!

Children and Creativity

February 25th, 2014 by Dionna - 1 Comment

I’m so pleased to host today’s guest post from children’s author Starr Meneelly. Check back here on March 1 and enter to win one of three copies of Starr’s new book, “What A Lovely Sound!,” in the Natural Parents Network Learning through Play giveaway.


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