Commonplace books are a great tool for self-education. They can help one to think over and reflect on what has been read, and to remember instead of hurrying through too fast. I find I get much more out of my reading this way. Now that my reading time isn’t just… Continue reading How I Keep a Commonplace Book
Our Before Five in a Row book this week was The Snowy Day. This is one of Sparky’s favorite picture books. We actually had a snowfall twice this week, and it was cold enough that there was snow on the ground for most of the week. Both children and the Sophie had so much fun… Continue reading Week 6: Snow and Our First Poster Paint Experience
I have been enjoying listening to Psalm 91 set to music lately. These are some of my favorites.
Last week was Goodnight Moon. Some extra books we used for this unit. We noticed that the mouse and kittens are not always in the same location from page to page in Goodnight Moon, something we had not noticed other times we did this unit. The children had fun looking for Mr. Mouse, and seeing… Continue reading Week 5: Goodnight Moon
We took two weeks on one weeks lesson plans, due to life sometime being crazy (no hot water, frozen pipe, and car problems). Our Before Five in a Row unit was Play With Me. Themes: pond life, frogs, wildlife, birds, and emotions. I did not take as many pictures of our activities the past two… Continue reading Weeks 3 & 4
This week we took a break from Before Five in a Row. Every week we focus on 4 songs. From week to week, we only change out 1 of the songs. For Little Contenders, Instead of learning Yeshua Loves Me, I have chose 3 verses of Praise Him, Praise Him. This is the only song… Continue reading Week 2
Finally I got Blossom’s baby quilt finished. I actually finished it just before Hanukkah, and forgot to take a picture before wrapping it up. I had to wait to take these photos until after the last night of Hanukkah. It is wrinkled from being folded up in the packaging for eight days.