One of the many joys of homeschooling is that when the weather is gorgeous and the kids really want to go outside to enjoy it ... I can let them! The other day they decided to be explorers out in the woods. They packed lunches for themselves, along with all the other supplies they might need for an "all day" trip away from home. As they traveled, Kaity drew a map of where they had been, naming all the new landmarks they encountered.