I have a friend who homeschools her two boys, ages 6 & 8. We're getting a batch of chicks in a couple of weeks, and she is going to take a few to raise at home as a learning experience for the boys. Does anybody have any good ideas of projects that they can do with the chicks? Some of our thoughts are: keeping a journal, weighing them, measuring their food, reading about chickens, etc. This will be a short-term project (probably 4-6 weeks), since they don't have a place to keep grown chickens where they live.