It’s so hard to get back in to the groove after a vacation. The last thing we wanted to do was head back to homeschool. But this week, we turned to old routines and found ways to learn from our “extras”, and it turned out to be a fantastic, learning-packed week! Continue Reading
My fifth grader and I are working on basic conversation in Spanish, while my kindergartner and I are at the other end of the learning spectrum: we’re focusing on basics like learning the alphabet, the days of the week, and other calendar words. Our alphabet wall cards and the calendar tracking page (and cards) help us learn basic Spanish vocabulary as we do our calendar time each day.
Valentine’s Day is a little ways away still, but here is a fun way to give a STEM Valentine’s Day card to your students or children — crack a code! My STEM Challenge class loved trying to figure the codes out. My preschooler enjoyed matching the symbols to the letters (although she could not read the final result) to practice her letters. These STEM Valentines are not too difficult, but they hold plenty of fun as they introduce the concept of codes to a class.
It is about time that I provided a blank note card alternative to my Thank You Cards product for my son’s personal use.
‘Tis the Season for….writing Christmas cards! I admit, I am really bad at this one. I put it off every year. A few years I have not sent anything.
My son, on the other hand, loves to create his own birthday cards, Christmas cards, “How are you?” cards, and so forth. But, he definitely still needs to have primary-grade lines to help him keep straight.