Other families always want to know – what does unschooling look like? What is our every day?
Let me show you!
Unschooling looks like hanging out at the beach on Tuesdays and having it all to ourselves.
Unschooling looks like our children being able to learn skills at their own pace in the way that makes the most sense for them as individuals.
Unschooling looks like us parents gaining knowledge alongside our children, wondering and questioning together.
Unschooling looks like spending as much time as we like being with our friends, without time limits or other constraints.
Unschooling looks like our family exploring the natural world together, and taking time to marvel at nature’s miracles.
Unschooling focuses on connection and relationship and knowing this is an integral part of life and therefore learning.
Unschooling looks like respectful conversations, compromises and solutions.
Unschooling looks like travelling and truly experiencing the beauty we read about in books.
Unschooling looks like knowing that everyday life is full of interest and possibility and that nothing escapes our children’s curious minds.
Unschooling looks like making time for conversations no matter what time of day it is.
Unschooling looks like knowing that being an active and appreciated part of a household is ensuring life skills for adulthood.
Unschooling looks like learning from others in our circle of family, friends and community.
Unschooling looks like sharing our passions with our children and acknowledging the importance of self-care.
Unschooling means trusting that our children will learn from their natural environment instead of classes or lessons.
Unschooling looks like respecting our childrens freedom to engage in social situations however they prefer as individuals, sometimes being more involved and sometimes taking a break.
Unschoolng looks like valuing our childrens interests no matter what they are.
Unschooling looks like spontaneous discoveries where their importance is known only to the individual.
Our unschooling days look like this and this is our life.
Unschooling is one of the major supports for us to live a life of freedom and satisfying family experiences. We’re proud unschoolers. We love unschooling. This lifestyle has given us so much more than we could have imagined when we made that decision to walk into a world of unknown years ago.