For the past four weeks, I have been doing an afternoon science club on Tuesday afternoons. I prepared some lessons based on a product I purchased from TeachersPayTeachers about simple machines. I had snacks for the kids to enjoy. We did a lapbook craftivity together. I let the kids run around the yard. Overall, despite […]
Archives for August 2013
And then I had this guilty thought: if I were not homeschooling, my son would be in school for hours every day. I could feel like that every day, all week long! I felt bad the moment I had that thought. Was I wishing away my son? Don’t I love homeschooling? The fact is that […]
My hieroglyphic font freebie was featured in the TeachersPayTeachers newsletter today! I am so delighted. I woke up to some very nice feedback, more than usual for a Sunday morning. “I wonder if I’m in the newsletter today?” I thought. Sure enough! Do you subscribe to the TPT newsletter? Each week they feature 12 different […]
Raisin and I began school yesterday. We’ve been doing a little all summer, but yesterday was our first official day of first grade! Here are some of the highlights of our first day of school.
I have struggled to decide what book to feature for word choice this week. I’ll try to think of more for next week. One that comes to mind is Falcon by Tim Jessell. In this book, the narrator, a child, dreams he is a falcon soaring through the sky. Before I talk about words, let […]
Time for a Five for Friday to wrap-up my week! I also have a freebie for you. It’s vocabulary flip pages about motion and forces.