Are you a homeschooler in Houston? You’ve come to the right place! There is so much to do in the city that homeschooling in Houston can be a different educational adventure everyday. Homeschoolers in Houston have a ton of opportunities available to them whether for educational field trips or to help you research and learn more about the area you live in.
If you’re looking to enhance your Time4Learning homeschool curriculum, give your child a different perspective on a new topic, or just get out of the house, this page is full of ideas for things to do and places to visit.
Children’s Museum of Houston
Homeschoolers will love the interactive, hands-on exhibits at this museum, whose vision it is to spark a passion for lifelong learning in children. Exhibits include EcoStation, Invention Convention, Matter Factory, and Kidtropolis. The museum also hosts a homeschool day and other special events and programs throughout the year. More info: http://www.cmhouston.org
USS Texas (BB-35)
Visitors can explore the inside of this historical navy ship that is nicknamed Mighty T. Homeschoolers can take a self-guided tour and view the sleeping quarters, engine rooms, and learn what life was like for the sailors on board. Guided tours, field trips and camps are also available. More info: http://battleshiptexas.org
Space Center Houston
As the official visitor center of the nearby Johnson Space Center, guests can spend an entire day learning about space exploration. Visitors can get an up close look at space artifacts, meet real astronauts, learn what it’s like to live in space, and take a number of informative tours. More info: https://spacecenter.org
The Health Museum
Established in 1969, this museum offers guests the opportunity to learn about health and science through a number of exhibits, programs, and classes. Exhibits include the Amazing Body Pavilion, DeBakey Cell Lab, and a 3D movie titled Planet You. The museum offers homeschool day camps as well as courses throughout the year. Learn more: https://www.thehealthmuseum.org
If this is your first time homeschooling or if you’re new to homeschooling in Houston, Time4Learning recommends visiting the Texas Department of Education website for information and specifics on the legal requirements for homeschooling in Texas.