Our math curriculum, Teaching Textbooks, is the main source of math learning for our older three children. Kindergartener enjoys Saxon K. But we also incorporate some living math because… it’s fun! we get to pull out all the board games (e.g., Blokus) adding some logic to your day is nice baking something yummy is math too when the mouse batteries are dead on the computer,
Today, we are off at the Georgia Aquarium celebrating a six-year-old girl’s birthday! She’s the one that loves hammerhead sharks. There are also sea turtles there for Middle Girl. (Field trip following our science projects). Oh just general fun for all! Today’s Weekly Wrap answers a question I’ve gotten a few times lately. I’ve also shared the week’s happenings in the photo captions. I do
We started our week off with the winning news of state fair entries! When we went to pick up our art entries we found the girls’ flower entries had been awarded top prizes. Littlest girl’s rose won a blue ribbon. And Middle Girl’s hydrangea won a blue ribbon, the overall youth award and Best of Show! Wow. As you can tell from the photo, we
If I couldn’t tell it was fall by the weather I surely could tell it by the busy. It’s fair season. Each year we submit art work and flower entries in the North Georgia State Fair. When we went this week to enter our flowers, we saw that the children’s chalk pastels had received ribbons for their age categories! Eldest girl was awarded 3rd place
Someone discovered he really likes blue kool aid. This week was chocked full. I’m still finding the days fly by as I am aiming to balance the needs of the age range. Preschooler. Kindergartener. 4th grader. 7th grader. 8th grader. Plus I have this little passion for taking pictures. Plus, we have to stay busy for all the hands on learners around here. Maybe you’ll
1. Field of Flags on 9/11 – Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield | 2. Using our noggins for AiG Science | 3. It’s All in the Tone @ Passionate Purposeful Parenting | 4. Dental afternoon – sealants for 2 | 5. Club Penguin Dance Party for PE! | 6. First BD cards for Eldest Girl | 7. Eldest Boy laughing at Visual Latin | 8. Tapestry
This year we started into our school year early, with just the basics – back in the hottest, most mosquito ridden days of summer. We went five weeks, still going to the pool in the mornings, building in subjects. Then, last week, we took off for the beach!! (We stayed in a beach house called Hodgepodge Lodge! and brought the rains of Tropical Storm Lee
With five weeks of learning tucked behind us, we officially took this week off. Even so, learning still happens. So, here are some highlights and fun, project and play sorts of things we did this week. Soaking up the last of summer… 1. Edible Sand dessert thanks to Household Ways. | 2. Last Days of Summer Printable thanks to Handbook of Nature Study | 3.