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whistles

Immersion Learning with Bamboo Whistles

By Holly Giles | Boy Crafting , handicrafts , homeschooling , popular

 Learning to create something with your own hands like whistles, can be one of the greatest educational lessons.  Setting a goal, overcoming obstacles and developing a sound that can irritate your mother is all it takes to succeed in whistle making. Crockett loves to work with his hands. He is always building, figuring and crafting something that requires a saw […]

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camping

The Idea of Camping….Part One

By Holly Giles | Florida , Great Outdoors , Mama's Musings , popular

 The anticipation of cooler days is approaching.  Our annual fall camping trips come to mind.  This past spring, we seemed to hit a camping marathon, three trips in five weeks, that left me pondering the idea versus the reality of camping trips! Just the word “camp” sounds fun doesn’t it?  Nature hikes, trail mix,  campfire stories and smores. The fresh air […]

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