Homeschool Learning Events

Homeschool Learning Events

Time to put down the pencils and books and go exploring. The following educational events and activities in the greater Cleveland and Akron areas are designed specifically for homeschool families.

November 2, 9 & 16

Homeschool Rescue Readers. In 20-minute sessions, emerging readers will gain confidence, improve skills, and provide soothing company to cats and critters as they await adoption at Lake Humane Society. Registration required. 1-3 p.m. Lake Humane Society, 7564 Tyler Blvd. #E, Mentor, we247.org

November 4

Homeschool Art Sparks. Get a little messy while learning something new. Each month we’ll focus on an artist, explore their life and creative style, and make own our works of art based on what we have learned. For grades 2 and up. Registration required. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Berea Branch Library, 7 Berea Commons, 440-234-5475, cuyahogalibrary.org

Homeschoolers: Owls. Join a naturalist to discover the fascinating world of owls! Learn about some common species, what sounds they make, where to spot them, and how they survive during the colder months. A hike and fire will follow some activities in the outdoor shelter, so please dress for the weather! Registration required. Ages 7-10 from 10:30 a.m.-noon; ages 11-14 from 1-3 p.m. Firestone Metro Park, Tuscarawas Meadows area, 2620 Harrington Rd., Akron, summitmetroparks.org

November 11

Creative Writing for Homeschoolers. Nature will serve as the inspiration for homeschoolers who want to improve their writing skills. Imitate the styles of skilled authors and use patterns to write poetry. Ages 8-12. 2-3:15 p.m. Oenslager Nature Center, 6100 Ridge Rd., Sharon Center, medinacountyparks.com

November 15

Homeschool Writers Club (Zoom). Each month we’ll use the amazing Playing with a Purpose videos from our partners at Lake Erie Ink to inspire young writers ages 7-12. Classes will be facilitated by a librarian. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library, we247.org

November 17

Homeschool Coding. Grades 4-8 can learn how to create your own ping pong game in free Scratch software. Registration required. 2-4 p.m. Cuyahoga County Public Library’s Mayfield Branch, 500 SOM Center Rd., cuyahogalibrary.org

Homeschool Travelers (Zoom). Take a trip around the world without leaving your house! Each month features a different location, complete with facts and fun activities! 2-3 p.m. Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library, we247.org

November 18

Homeschool Animal Explorers (Zoom). Each month we will learn about a new animal from their habitat to their behavior to their place in the ecosystem through crafts, books and more! Children ages 6-12 will enjoy a variety of hands-on projects. 2-3 p.m. Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library, we247.org

Homeschool World Travelers: Sweden. Each month, we will “travel” to a different country to learn about their culture and customs. Ages 9-14. Registration required. 10-11:30 a.m. Cuyahoga County Public Library’s Orange Branch, 31975 Chagrin Blvd., Pepper Pike, cuyahogalibrary.org

Read, Talk, Make: Virtual Homeschool Book Club. Join via Zoom to discuss “The Simple Art of Flying” by Cory Leonardo and work on a fun project while we chat. Grades 4-7. Registration required. Materials for this program are recommended and provided free of charge. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Cuyahoga County Public Library, cuyahogalibrary.org

December 2

Homeschool Art Sparks. Get a little messy while learning something new. Each month we’ll focus on an artist, explore their life and creative style, and make own our works of art based on what we have learned. For grades 2 and up. Registration required. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Berea Branch Library, 7 Berea Commons, 440-234-5475, cuyahogalibrary.org

Homeschool Research (Zoom). The average Google search can yield millions of results, but which one will give you the information you need? In this class, children ages 8-12 will learn how to find, evaluate, and use information. 2-3 p.m. Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library, we247.org

December 9

Homeschoolers: Evergreens. Join a naturalist to explore all about the evergreen trees and shrubs that bring color and more to the winter world. Program will be mainly outdoors, so dress for the weather. Registration required. Ages 7-10 from 10:30 a.m.-noon; ages 11-14 from 1-3 p.m. Liberty Park Nature Center, 9999 Liberty Rd., Twinsburg, summitmetroparks.org

December 13

Homeschool Writers Club (Zoom). Each month we’ll use the amazing Playing with a Purpose videos from our partners at Lake Erie Ink to inspire young writers ages 7-12. Classes will be facilitated by a librarian. 1:30-2:30 p.m. Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library, we247.org

December 15

Homeschool Travelers (Zoom). Take a trip around the world without leaving your house! Each month features a different location, complete with facts and fun activities! 2-3 p.m. Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library, we247.org

December 16

Homeschool World Travelers: France. Each month, we will “travel” to a different country to learn about their culture and customs. Ages 9-14. Registration required. 10-11:30 a.m. Cuyahoga County Public Library’s Orange Branch, 31975 Chagrin Blvd., Pepper Pike, cuyahogalibrary.org

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