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Discovering Education – Geocaching

Getting your homeschooled kids up and active can sometimes be a  daunting task. We discovered geocaching almost 10 years ago and are still having fun. Now that the kids are bigger (and some are driving), they like to go out and some of them have created their own geocaching profiles too. Geocaching is basically a GPS “treasure-hunt”. You are looking for…

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June 10 GEOCACHING!

If you haven’t geocached, you need to take your kids out and start doing this FUN activity. It is a high tech treasure hunting where the treasure is finding a piece of paper and signing your name in most cases. The best part is there is now an AP for your smart phone to look up geocaches while being out…

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Summertime Activities for Kids… Geocaching

Geocaching is such a fun and rewarding “techie game” that kids can totally get into. Our family has been geocaching for 3 years now. When we travel, we always try and look up a cache or two on the way as well, just for the fun of it. Here’s the breakdown of what geocaching is and how to start it….

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Can you tell that we are on “stay-cation”?

This year, because all of the kiddoes had different events that they are attending over the summer, we decided that Lar needed to take his vacation time at HOME! Not too mention, we have been spending most of our extra monies on landscaping and gardening items for the new house. We still have a long way to go with the…

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Another day of Caching

Lar has been off of work on vacation, or should I say “staycation” this week. we decided to load up the kids and the doggies and head out to find a few new geocaches in our area. Shelby left last night for her Rainbow Girl Grand Assembly in Tucson, so I am short ‘handed” the big sister. The adventure began,…

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Geocaching with Kids – Tips and Tricks

In this day and age of technology, it is hard to persuade kids to get outside. I know this for a fact! We have 5 kids in our family ages 11, 8, 6, 4 and 2 who love playing on their computers, wii and gameboys. (My husband is a Network Administrator and I am a digital graphic and web designer,…