My son has developed a love for cooking. He is only seven, but he loves pouring through recipe books and seeing familiar and not-so-familiar foods prepared in a new way. Don’t get me wrong: he is not a particularly creative eater, but he certainly is creative in thinking about preparing food! Over the years, we’ve […]
Archives for January 2015
I love how I get great ideas from Pinterest and from great blogging moms who have fantastic ideas. Other moms have been there before and have great ideas and words of wisdom to share. Making letter people is one idea I found that I simply love! When I stumbled upon No Time for Flash Cards‘ post about […]
In Tia Isa Wants a Car and A Chair for My Mother, kids work towards earning money for a goal. Although they are very different stories, the goals of the main characters make them perfect for a lesson in comparing and contrasting. The ultimate goal setting lesson from these books is also a great character […]
As Martin Luther King Day approaches, I definitely have wanted to discuss Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life with my son. For our lessons this week, we’re reading the biography Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.? (affiliate link) and completing the book study I’ve created to correlate to it (also available on TPT). I feel that is a […]
Holiday “crackers” are getting more and more popular in the USA, so we had fun with holiday compound words by putting the broken “crackers” together during our hands-on Language Art lesson.
My son’s science class in our co-op finished learning about the ocean just before break. Although there is not often take-home work, the teacher did in this case give the class an assignment: learn about a sea animal and report back to the class in some sort of presentation (a poster, a pamphlet, etc.). Since […]
Happy New Year! I’ve recently returned from a trip out-of-town with my family. We did end up driving 2 days each direction with our two kids. They did wonderfully in the car. (I have more to share about that later.) For now, though I want to reflect on last year and think about goals for […]