The first day of school for West Michigan students looked different for everyone this year. Some districts allowed children back into the classroom, while others were forced to make the decision of hybrid or online, virtual learning. Diane Hehman is the owner of Homeschool Help, Making Your Journey Your Own.
The Denton Public Library has Homeschool Gaming Days every Thursday in the teen room from 1 to 3 p.m. for students ages 11-17. Visit their website for more information.
The Irvine Nature Center has two homeschool programs you might be interested in. Forest Dreamers for students ages 4-6 and Earth Dreamers for students ages 5-14. You can take the classes in these 13-week programs individually or as a suite. More information is available at explorenature.org.
Michigan Legacy Art Park in Thompsonville, Michigan is invites homeschooling families, co-ops, and groups to visit for a field trip on October 3. The Art Park experience is unique and enlightening for northern Michigan students that features over fifty works of contemporary art, all inspired by or related to Michigan history, culture or natural environment. For more information , visit michlegacyartpark.org/education or call 231-378-4963.