Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Adventures of a Homeschooler aka A Family Day out!

Today was one of those days that reminds me why I love homeschooling! Yesterday we did extra work (2 days worth) to free up today for a field trip! A few days ago my parents bought us a family membership to Mystic Aquarium as a housewarming gift since we just moved here to CT and live about 15 minutes from it (I have some entries to make about he move too. Need to get to that!). What better gift could you give a homeschooling family with 6 children!? It's perfect!

 After lunch we were off to the Aquarium. Despite growing up in the North East, I had never been to Mystic, so it was exciting for me too! We spent nearly 2.5 hours there and the kids absolutely loved it. Well, Declan slept the entire time, but what do you expect from a 3 month old, right? The other 5 though, they had a great time. The Sea Lion show was cute, we saw a Beluga that was apparently aggressive (It was jaw clicking at a baby through the glass lol) and the atmosphere of the indoor tanks was nice. Besides the yellow jackets that kept flying around the youngest 2 in the stroller while we were outside, it was a great day!

Here is some photographic evidence of how much the life of homeschooled children sucks!

Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, CT.


Sea Lion show!


Hands on learning!

Sharks!

Sea Turtle!

She loved it :)

You can SEE him learning :).

African Penguins!

The Marsh


Beluga Whale!


"Heeeeey guuuuuuys"

This is what Declan thought of Mystic! lol

1 comment:

Claire said...

Aww...I miss that place! I'm glad your kids enjoyed it. Look into the memebership...we used to take our kids a few times a month.