Cardinal Alternative Learning

Infinitely Tweakable Education. Because Learning is a Dynamic Process.

Digging Into Dinosaurs

The photo-essay – the friend of the busy, tired, working & homeschooling mom who wants to keep some semblance of a portfolio/record of learning?

Reading & Watching

Anyone else who can still sing the Reading Rainbows song?  (And yes, I know a dragon isn’t a dinosaur, but Little Miss D is certain they would be related if they were real – works for me!)

Making Fossils – (1) Trace Fossils (2) Body Fossils

Spontaneous Creations

Besides all the playing out of scenarios with her dinosaur figures, here’s her paper & tape brachiosaurus.

Great Questions – Well, the obvious Adam and Eve ones…  She’s not the learn-all-the-names-by-heart type, she’s much more interested in the big picture!

Field Trip to Come – A great “reptile zoo” nearby

What’s Next – A little more slated for prehistory – ice ages, prehistoric mammals, cave paintings…  Surely we can find some cool crafts to do related to cave paintings!


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