Bringing it all back home

During our week’s review during morning circle, it became clear that we have learned a tremendous amount about Peru, Japan, Australia and Mongolia!  One of our kids summarized, "all the countries we learned about are really close and connected to nature."  Spark Explorers discussed ways to bring that connectedness to nature into our lives right … Continue reading Bringing it all back home

Building a Mongolian Yurt

In the afternoon, Kyle met us in the back yard to teach us a traditional Mongolian game featuring nomadic Mongolian horses (wooden clothes pins!). After an energetic game with lots of cheering, we set to work constructing our very own yurt, which is a nomadic house built from canvas and a wooden frame. While a … Continue reading Building a Mongolian Yurt