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Exploring the Natural World as you Travel in Your RV

Exploring the Natural World as you Travel in Your RV

April 16, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

When I think of camping—whether it’s in a tent or an RV—I can’t help but immediately ponder nature. When I grew up and camped with the Girl Guides, we always explored our surroundings and took advantage of nature at its full potential. I want the same for my kids every time we camp with our […]

Tic-Tac-Toe is a great game for kids at camp

Tic-Tac-Toe is a great game for kids at camp

March 17, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

I learned to play Tic-Tac-Toe when I was attending camp as a child. I played numerous times—at school, with friends, while camping with my parents. I always tried to get better at it so I could beat my adversary—usually my own parents. Back in those days, the game was simply played with paper and pencil. […]

Planning family travel with Pinterest

January 18, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

The other day, I stumbled on a post about using Pinterest as a tool to plan family travels. The more I thought about it, the more it made sense. I have started “pinning” things on a board titled Homeschooling on the Road, which contains a ton of fun activities for our kids to enjoy while we […]

Encouraging imagination and story making while traveling

January 10, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Everyone who has kids will quickly discover that when you travel it’s best that you entertain them every once in a while.  If not whining and complaining will invade the vehicle and the level of patience that you had minutes before will quickly disappear.   And if you have multiple children you can be certain that […]

Fun Game for Rainy Days at Camping

Fun Game for Rainy Days at Camping

February 21, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Last Monday it was Family Day in Ontario and we have started it with playing not one, not two but three games of Monster Factory. That’s how much we liked it. It’s addictive, fun and will bring a tons of laughter from everyone around the table.  As we were playing this game, I reflected on […]

Hit the Trail

Hit the Trail

January 28, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Hit the Trail From Education Outdoors About the game Can you be the first hiker to hike 100 miles in the new dice / card game “Hit the Trail”? “Hit the Trail” comes packaged in a mini backpack which includes 72 cards, 3 dice, and pencil. How the game is played: Deal 7 cards out […]