Summer Camp Registration is in Progress

Summer is right around the corner, and our camp starts on June 12!  Whether you want to study the environment, or rate the playgrounds in Indianapolis, we’ve got a perfect week for you!  Choose from 10 uniquely themed weeks, from June 12 to August 18.  Come to some, or come to all of them!  See you … Continued

Open House, March 5th

Enjoy fun and games. Meet the parents and teachers. When: Sunday, March 5 1:00-3:00pm Where: 2404 West 62nd Street, Indianapolis, IN 46268  

Semester two is underway!

Semester two is underway, and with it several new projects for our students. In art, they have been working on the Tiny Drum Project, as well as designing and building other instruments. In science, students have built a Stonehenge in miniature, and await a sixty degree day so they can take it outside and observe … Continued

Happy New Year!

We’re back from break, and the students are intrepidly enjoying the snow even amidst frigid temperatures. First semester draws to a close this week, with parent-teacher conferences this Friday. In art class, students have been re-purposing and transforming a variety of found objects into marvelous new creations. In science, students have used wood blocks of … Continued

Immersion Topic: Shop & Home Ec

The first nine weeks of school each fall is spent working on an immersion topic.  In the past we have covered topics such as transportation, time lines, architecture, climate change, and world cultures.  This year our immersion is titled simply “Shop & Home Ec”!  We feel like it is a perfect tie-in to the classic … Continued

Summer Camp Week 8: Me on the Map

Visiting the Central Library to find some maps! This map reconstructed the Historic Indianapolis of 1821. Another field trip took us to the Indiana State Museum to check out their amazing globe that showed us maps of Saturn and the earth’s tectonic plates! We had to visit with this woolly guy before leaving. And who … Continued

Summer Camp Week 7: Get Your Game On

Annika, Pasha, Cameron and Robert started game day with a rousing game of Sorry. Shyla and Laela are playing Scrabble Junior while Florence and Jude watch. Jasper gives bowling a try! All the campers are bowling! Annika and Riley find new game apps on the iPads.

Children’s House Inducted into Green Lights Hall of Fame

Sustainable Indiana 2016 has selected The Children’s House to be inducted into their “Green Lights Hall of Fame”  We are one of 200 groups and individuals across Indiana “whose efforts promote a sustainable future”.  We are being honored with this award! There will be a celebration of these Green Lights on September 15, 2016.  The … Continued

Summer Camp Week 6: Architecture in the City

Checking out the downtown architecture, at the State Capitol Christ Church Cathedral, oldest building on the circle. At an entry to University Park, at the Lincoln monument. Our final cityscape!! Florence and Garritt build Lego houses Sophia and Garritt work on 3-D buildings using toothpicks and mini-marshmallows