December Homeschool Activities

December Homeschool Activities

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Wow! December has a lot of special homeschool events, including some ways to get your energy out while staying indoors, special homeschool activities at Conner Prairie, AND a movie and skate event just for homeschoolers! I thought December would have less for us, but no way! Here’s your December highlights:

December 1: Homeschool Tuesday at Indiana State Museum. This week’s theme is Shake it Out. The cost is $3 per student and you can register by calling 317.232.1637.

December 1: Home School Open Gym at Gymnastics Unlimited. 2:00 – 3:30. Get some exercise and have fun bouncing in bounce houses and trampolines. Open to homeschool families of all ages.

December 3: Homeschool Adventures at Franklin Road Branch Library. 1:30. This program is designed for homeschool students ages 6-12 and their parents. Free, no registration required.

December 7: Homeschool Day at Monkey Joe’s. The first Monday of the month means $5 admission to Monkey Joe’s for homeschoolers. Take advantage of this deal anytime during business hours at either Castleton or Greenwood location.

December 8: Homeschool Hikers at Cool Creek Park & Nature Center. This free hike is open to all ages (best for school age). This month we’ll learn about woodpeckers and their special adaptations. Meet at the Nature Center. Register by calling 317-774-2500 or emailing cool.naturecenter@hamiltoncounty.in.gov.

December 9: Prairie Holiday at Conner Prairie. 12:00. The Zimmerman Family’s special coat is missing! Help them look for it by visiting different Prairietown families. While you’re there, learn how different families celebrated the holidays and prepared for winter in 1836. Price includes admission to Gingerbread Village. This program is geared toward mid/upper elementary. Cost is $6 per student or chaperone, one home educator per family is free. Register by calling 317.776.6000

December 9: Gingerbread Jamboree at Conner Prairie. 12:50. Cook has made a special gingerbread cookie, but he’s gone missing! Help find him by looking for clues and following his footprints around Conner Prairie. You will meet the Gingerbread Man, enjoy a cookie, and visit Gingerbread Village. This program is geared toward preschool and lower elementary. Cost is $6 per student or chaperone, one home educator per family is free. Register by calling 317.776.6000

December 10: The Physics Behind Your Favorite Playthings at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. 10:00 — 11:30. Learn about physics and what makes your favorite toys go. This program is geared towards children ages 4 and up with a registered adult. The cost is $4 for member adults/ $8 member youth, $5 nonmember adults/ $10 nonmember youth.

December 15: Home School Open Gym at Gymnastics Unlimited. 2:00 – 3:30. Get some exercise and have fun bouncing in bounce houses and trampolines. Open to homeschool families of all ages.

December 17: Homeschool Adventures at Franklin Road Branch Library. 1:30. This program is designed for homeschool students ages 6-12 and their parents. Free, no registration required.

December 18: Homeschool Movie and Skate Night. 4:00 — 6:30. Join Skateland Indy for a special homeschool event! Watch the movie Minions on the big screen while roller skating (or sitting, it’s up to you). The cost is only $7 per person and that includes admission, skate rental, the movie, one piece of pizza, and one soda.

December 21: Homeschool Day at Monkey Joe’s. The third Monday of the month means $5 admission to Monkey Joe’s for homeschoolers. Take advantage of this deal anytime during business hours at either Castleton or Greenwood location.

About The Author

Steph Black

Steph is a full time homeschooling mama to two little boys and. She enjoys grand adventures and baking. She lives in Indianapolis with her husband, boys, scheming cat and big dog. You can find more of her on her blog Indy Homeschool.


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