Every parent, homeschooling or public-schooling alike, wants their child to be enthralled by learning. Cultivate that sense of wonder with fantastic play projects that also inspire. Arranged by subject, activities center on reading, math, scientific investigations, art and artists, community, and citizenship. Thoughtful and innovative, Playful Learning recognizes that the family, the lessons of living life at home, is where revolutionary teaching and learning can take place...and not on a school-like timetable. 58 activities are meant to be used organically, as children show interest. Each activity includes "one step ahead" notes for parents to plan with, a materials needed list, and plenty of photographs and instruction to show each project in progress. 271 pages, softcover.