SunWatch Indian Village/ Archaeological Park…an awesome homesteading field trip! So many interesting things the Indians of Sunwatch Village left for us to learn from. We took home a whole different perspective of homesteading.
Carillon Historical Park
A perfect place to go to learn about the past! Carillon Historical Park was founded by Colonel Edward and Edith Deeds. It is situated on 65-acres between the Great Miami River and a glacial moraine. It has 25 historical buildings and hundreds of artifacts shown… [read more]
Homemade Hummingbird Food
Each year, about the beginning of May here in Ohio, we put out homemade hummingbird food that attracts Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds to our yard.
Feeding the Birds
Enjoy feeding the birds with your kids! We put out a variety of foods for the birds to enjoy, including: a good bird seed mixture, suet cakes, sunflower seeds (black-oil), thistle seed, fruit, and a hummingbird feeder with homemade “nectar”. We also try to give… [read more]
Bird Watching Activities for Kids
Bird watching can be a fun activity for kids! I remember when I was young, my parents helped me make a bird feeder out of a cardboard milk carton (showing my age a little). We would cut a square from the bottom of the front… [read more]
Kidsteading is homesteading with kids and homeschooling on the homestead. We live in the country and are teaching our kids how to homestead. Home is a place where life slows down and we strive to live simply. My kids are all unique and have their… [read more]