Science & Nature

Practical Homesteading: Farm Kid Chat Social Club! (Ages 10-14)

This weekly ongoing class provides a casual online space for farming and homesteading learners to come together. Meet new friends with similar interests and talk about life skills while practicing social skills. (Agriculture, zoology)
504 total reviews for this teacher
3 reviews for this class
Completed by 18 learners
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50 minutes

per class

Once per week

every week


year olds


learners per class

per learner

How does an β€œOngoing” course work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
Students will practice their social skills and learn from other students' experiences about farming and homesteading topics through conversation and sharing.
I have been homesteading for more than two decades: living on a timber farm, raising a garden, wildcrafting from forage, and raising various animals, including: horses, dairy goats, waterfowl, turkeys, chickens, rabbits, dogs, and cats. I also served as a veterinary assistant for seven years in a small animal clinic.
Discussion topics will be largely student-led and related to current seasons, holidays, growing stages, etc. Students are encouraged to prepare something current to share, but no formal homework is assigned, and students may simply come to class ready to chat.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
* Please note that due to the nature of farming and homesteading, topics such as butchery, predation, illness, and loss of animal life may come up in conversation. *


Heidi Lathrem, MA: Homesteading/Farm & Video Games
Lives in the United States
Linguist, online teaching veteran, homeschool mom, gamer, and duck farmer
504 total reviews
736 completed classes

About Me

Bringing the practical to the digital.

Hello. My name is Heidi. I've been teaching for more than ten years, with extensive experience both in the classroom and online platforms, with students ranging from kindergarten through grad school. 

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