Looking for good spring field trip ideas? I have two today. One we participated in as a family, and one we attended as part of our small elementary homeschool group.
Just as the weather was warming up, we attended the first day of the Battle of Aiken (SC) reenactment. The Battle of Aiken was a Civil War battle (we ARE in the deep South), but there are both Civil War and Revolutionary War reenactments around the country.
It wasn't always pretty.
We just participated with a small group of homeschoolers to attend a nice older couple's small goat farm. They breed nubian dairy goats.
Did you know nubian dairy goats eat blue jeans?
My son put together a nice summary of his new goat knowledge in his science journal.
There were chickens and honeybees (not getting close enough to photog them, thank you) and a miniature horse.
And, in true farm spirit, we ended the visit with - what else - ice cream (in the a.m., no less) made of goats' milk and last year's strawberries pulled from the freezer.
Perfecto! In all my 40-something years, I had NEVER had ice cream in the morning before. Can't say that anymore!