Lewis & Clark Summer Expedition: Week Five

Lewis & Clark Summer Expedition {Life as a FIeld Trip} We cannot learn about the Lewis & Clark expedition without learning about Sacagawea and the many Native American Indians the expedition encountered on their journey. President Jefferson instructed Lewis & Clark to meet with Indian tribes along their route to learn their languages and beliefs. Lewis & Clark also represented the United States government and were charged with  making a good impression, on behalf of the government. They ended up meeting dozens and dozens of different tribes.

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Mom’s Day Off (or I Heart Sleepovers)

Mom's Day Off Life as a Field Trip

As I write this our eight-year-old is at a sleepover. It’s kind of like getting the parent’s version of a day off, right? But a day off of what, exactly?

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Lewis & Clark Summer Expedition: Week Four

Lewis & Clark Summer Expedition {Life as a Field Trip}

Did you think we bailed on the Lewis & Clark Summer Expedition? I don’t blame you. It’s been awhile, but we finally managed to complete Week Three’s animal tracks activity. It rained quite a bit over the 4th of July weekend, making it ideal for spotting them. Now we’re reading for Week Four as the expedition heads into Iowa.

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Where’s Grandpa? A hidden pictures game for family

Where's Grandpa: A Hidden pictures game for family | Life as a Field Trip

It all started with photos of my dad trimming trees.

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Lewis & Clark Summer Expedition: Week Three

Lewis & Clark Summer Expedition {Life as a FIeld Trip}

The Best Laid Plans

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