Homeschooling in Los Angeles
Are you a homeschooler in Los Angeles? You’ve come to the right place! There is so much to do in the city that homeschooling in Los Angeles can be a different educational adventure everyday. Homeschoolers in Los Angeles 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.
This popular attraction provides visitors with amazing views of Downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood (including the Hollywood sign), and the Pacific Ocean. Homeschoolers can catch a show at the planetarium, observe the sky up close with free public telescopes, and learn through a number of exhibits. Learn more: http://griffithobservatory.org
Los Angeles Zoo
Set on 133 acres, the Los Angeles Zoo is home to over 1,100 animals representing over 250 species. Popular exhibits include the Campo Gorilla Reserve, Elephants of Asia, the LAIR (living amphibians, invertebrates and reptiles), and the Rainforest of the Americas. The zoo offers children’s classes, Zoo Camp, and overnight visits. More info: http://www.lazoo.org
Natural History Museum
With nearly 35 million specimens and artifacts, this museum is the largest natural and historical museum in the western United States. Exhibits allow visitors to explore African mammals, birds, gems and minerals, shells, and an insect zoo. Homeschoolers can take part in a number of programs and activities that will further their learning. More info: http://www.nhm.org
Petersen Automotive Museum
This museum allows guests to get an up close look at a number of rare and classic cars as well as a number of automotive items. Visitors can see the 1992 Batmobile, a 1946 Ford “Grease Lightning,” and a 1931 Ford Model A Station Wagon. Homeschoolers can learn about the history, industry and artistry of the automobile, and take part in a number of youth and family programs. More info: http://petersen.org
If this is your first time homeschooling or if you’re new to homeschooling in Los Angeles, Time4Learning recommends visiting the California Department of Education website for information and specifics on the legal requirements for homeschooling in California.