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Growing Mushrooms with Kids - Mushroom Inquiry - An Everyday Story

Growing Mushrooms is Seriously Awesome: Harvesting Mushrooms

Today I think we took the last harvest of our oyster mushrooms. Growing mushrooms has been so incredibly fascinating. The kids and I were completely enamoured by the entire process. We watched as furry white lumps turned into tiny mushrooms, then grew and grew. It was incredible. Each day Jack […]

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Mushroom Growing Kits for Kids - Mushroom Inquiry - How Do Mushrooms Grow - An Everyday Story

Growing Mushrooms and Studying Mycology

I never knew fungi were so fascinating. They aren’t really plants and they aren’t animals either, they are in a kingdom all of their own. We were at the farmers’ market recently and there was a new stallholder selling all kinds of interestingly shaped mushrooms. Usually we only see the regular […]

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Art Activities for Homeschool - Outdoor Art with Nature - An Everyday Story

Getting Started with a Homeschool Project Group

contains affiliate links This week for homeschool project group, the kids spent the afternoon at the National Arboretum. We had prepared a scavenger hunt and brought along some art materials – plasticine, watercolour paints and oil pastels – for the kids to create and explore. We are in-between projects at […]

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Backyard and Homeschool Science: Learning About Pollination - An Everyday Story

The Wild Pollinator Count: Learning about pollinators in our backyard

contains affiliate links For Project Group this week, we all took part in the Wild Pollinator Count. The Wild Pollinator Count is a civic science project. Here’s a quick explanation from their website: “The Wild Pollinator Count gives you an opportunity to contribute to wild insect pollinator conservation in Australia. We invite […]

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Best Electronics Kits for Children - An Everyday Story

10 Awesome Electronics Kits for Kids

Electronics kits are so awesome. A few years ago we walked into an electronics store for something completely unrelated and I stumbled upon a kids electronics kit. Electronics is not my strong point – my husband (who is quite the science geek) was actually quite amused that I knew so little about electronics […]

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Seed Inquiry - Raising Seedlings - An Everyday Story

From Seed to Plant: How do plants grow?

On Sunday nights I used to share a bunch of photos from our week. I really liked sharing our week that way but because there were often so many photos on a lot of different topics all in one post,  it makes them hard to search and they kind of […]

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