I was in the middle of cooking dinner, when Lindsay limped into the kitchen.
"Mom, I'm bleeding!"
"Ok, hold on just a second, and I'll go get you a band-a. . "
"No, no, no,! Go get a slide for the microscope!"
Thus, I did, and set up the microscope on the kitchen counter. I ran back and forth between the stove and the microscope finding things on the slide, and letting the kids take turns looking. Ryan ran and got our anatomy book, and we found the page showing the different cells in blood, so we would know what we were looking at. They continued to take turns while eating dinner, more enamored with science than eating at that moment.
Now THAT is homeschooling done right.
p.s.-Lindsay's foot was fine and was attended to shortly after we made the slide.
p.p.s.-Lindsay was so excited when I was able to get a fuzzy picture of what we were seeing, and she demanded that I share it with people, so here, look at her blood: