The first week on the new school schedule went very well. Some of the highlights were cooking quesadillas, finger painting, learning to use a glue stick to do collage, make and cutting spirals, and listening to Hanukkah music. Baskets we used: Preschool Activities 1 Rubber Puzzles Letters Our Before Five in a Row unit was… Continue reading First week on New Schedule
Hadassah Abigail, my new niece arrived last night. Congratulations to my sister and brother- in-law. She is precious.
In last weeks school post, I mentioned that we would be starting a new routine for preschool this week. After reading the book, Teaching From Rest, I feel like I understand different scheduling methods better. In wanting to expose my children to a wide variety of experiences and ideas, I have struggled to figure out… Continue reading New and Improved Preschool Schedule
After an ankle injury, I was stuck mostly having to keep my foot up for almost a month. I took that opportunity to work on some projects. Most of them were knitting, but a few were crocheted, and one involved hand sewing. These are the knitted projects I finished (in another post, I’ll talk about… Continue reading Knitting Up a Storm
This week we read the Runaway Bunny. We learned about trees, logs, and read Beatrix Potter stories (especially her rabbit stories). The part few weeks we have been doing just the basics, as I recover from an ankle injury. Now that I am doing much better, we plan to get back into our new (I… Continue reading Trees, Logs, and Beatrix Potter
I haven’t been keeping up with this blog lately. I have been super busy knitting for my family, and sister who is due to have her first baby in a few weeks, but more on that another time. We arrived home from Sukkot to find our freezer had just quit. Thankfully it must have just… Continue reading Homestead Update
This week we had Angus Lost, for our Before Five in a Row book. We read two other Angus books, by Marjorie Flack for literature, two books about dogs, and a book about safety if you get lost. Sparky’s favorite books were Angus and the ducks, and the dog books. This was a timely topic,… Continue reading All About Dogs