I'll get back to my usual format next week, but I just want to highlight something I love about homeschooling.
I'm sure this happens with other kids too, but homeschooling gives more time and space for this kind of interest, learning, discovering, unfolding. What kind? Well, a completely self-directed unprompted burst of exploration.
For example, this week I found this, something A did during some "down time" -
She's been looking through every animal book she can get her hands on this week, noting differences, habitat location, and drawing a lot of the creatures.