Tag: homeschool

Secret of Courage at Coterie Theatre

image courtesy of Coterie Theatre This week we attended a world premiere performance of “The Secret of Courage” by Laurie Brooks. The play begins with the main character finding out that the headaches he has been having are actually symptoms…

Freedom Riders at JCCC

image courtesy of JCCC This week we went to JCCC for a performance of “Freedom Riders” by Mad River Theater Works. This powerful and moving play brought to life the experiences of the students who participated in and organized the…

January 2018 Game Club

We had another fun Game Club meeting this month, with a variety of old and new games. Here is a list of the games that we played: Catan Junior – A great introduction to Catan for the younger crowd, with…

Animal Scene Investigations

This week we braved the cold and ventured out to Ernie Miller Nature Center for a class called Animal Scene Investigations. Once we arrived, the kids were divided into four groups. The kids went around the room and used their…

National Geographic Live! Oceans

On Tuesday we attended the first National Geographic Live! program of 2018. This month’s program was about Oceans, and featured Brian Skerry showcasing his amazing photos and videos. Mr. Skerry has been photographing nature, especially marine animals, since childhood, and…

December 2017 Game Club

We had another fun Game Club meeting in December! As usual, we had a variety of games for the kids (and parents!) to enjoy, and had a fun afternoon together. Here are some of the games that we played: Dr.…

Nutcracker 2017

We went to the Kauffman Center this week to watch this year’s student matinee of The Nutcracker, performed by the Kansas City Ballet. The kids enjoyed the choreography, the beautiful costumes, the wonderful music performed by the Kansas City Symphony,…

Snowy Day at Mesner Puppets

This week we visited Mesner Puppets for a show, Snowy Day, based on the books by Ezra Jack Keats. A long-time local favorite, Mesner Puppets put on a great show featuring the Peter character from the books, his dog, Willie,…

December 2017 Lego Club Creations

We celebrated December with Legos! We started our meeting with mini builds focused on toys, games, favorite books and movies, and snow! After we settled in, we focused on creating a winter-themed village and free building time. Here are some…