Our study of a few of the continents and countries next went to Australia, which happens to be where my Raisin was born! We lived in Melbourne until he was 12 months old. Here are some of the Australia resources and activities we enjoyed!
Archives for April 2013
Last year, my son and I went through the continents one at a time. We started with Antarctica lessons. Here are some of the resources we enjoyed. I also created a basic Reading Comprehension worksheet for him. Although he was only four at the time, the reading level was just about right for him. (It’s […]
I disappeared for a week. I am almost tempted to just let everything go — my reading blog that’s kept up now for more than four years, this new blog that is just starting out. But I really do like reflecting through a blog, and I am serious about this. But things just happen sometimes. […]
I have the wonderful opportunity to guest post on Minds in Bloom today, a wonderful education resource blog from Rachel Lynnette. I wrote about my journey toward liking poetry because, when I was younger, I seriously disliked it. Once I learned to just read it for enjoyment’s sake, I’ve found I actually love it. Since I’ve begun homeschooling […]
Yesterday morning, I babysat for two of my friend’s children, her baby and her kindergartner, while she helped her daughter’s preschool class. Raisin recently read a Magic Tree House book about Pompeii, and we’re doing a brief book report on it in two weeks for a Ancient Rome/Italy day at co-op. So I decided to […]
My son has been learning about American history this year, and every week he has had one sentence to write as copywork and handwriting practice. He has written these sentences in a primary-grade lined book with a section on the top of each page so he can also illustrate it. The idea is that he […]
So I found this fun MEME among other educators to share where I currently am in everything. I’m not really a meme person, but this just hits the spot for me.