Sunday, October 13, 2013

Homeschooling and Life: Week of Oct. 7-13, 2013

We had a really good week, in spite of the fact that hubby had to have two wisdom teeth removed. He is feeling less pain today and the swelling has decreased, but now he is nauseated due to medication. We would appreciate prayers that he would be completely well soon. Thanks! So, what else is going on? Last night I attended my...gulp...20th year high school reunion. It was lots of fun reconnecting with my classmates. I am glad that I was able to attend. I did a little crafting for Halloween this week with pumpkins, which was a lot of fun. As far as school goes, Doodles started her study of ancient Rome, Bug studied deserts and rain forests, and Baby Girl continued working on writing lines and improving communication skills, along with her favorite part of each day - Circle Time. For my homeschool co-op Five in a Row class, we read How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World. The kids really enjoyed it. We made apple prints, ate apple pie, and had apple relay races. It was a blast! Here's a look into our week:

Apples for apple prints

Apple pie

Baby Girl's painting

Bug's painting

Doodles' painting

Baby Girl "helps" us plant corn

Bug's corn plant

Doodles' corn plant

Bug's rain forest books

Moss that Doodles collected for Oak Meadow Science 6 assignment

Doodles' sketch of moss

Paper that Doodles wrote comparing The Ten Commandments, Hammurabi's Code, and the Justinian Code for Oak Meadow Ancient Civilization & English 6

Bug caught this salamander

Science assignment: paragraph about moss

October books for Baby Girl-she will sit & listen for brief periods of time.

Happy Baby Girl

Doodles fried bread as part of her study of ancient Rome

Fried bread and honey-like the Romans ate!

Baby Girl is set for our nature walk.

Evidence of critters in the tree

Mushroom

Caterpillar street crossing :)

Dog print we saw on our nature walk

Deer print

Acorn with cap that Doodles found on our walk

Mushroom

Leaf we collected

Looks like someone enjoyed eating this pecan!

Berries

Wildflowers/weeds

Another mushroom

Spider eggs

The kiddos enjoying the walk

Additions to our seasonal nature table

Very small mushrooms

Spider web with morning dew

Doodles' nature sketch

Bug's nature sketch

Paragraph that Doodles wrote about the Romans' violent entertainment

Diorama of a desert that Bug made this week as part of his Weaver Curriculum studies

Pumpkin animals that I made this week - the idea came from Family Fun magazine


1 comment:

Rita and John said...

LOVE the photo of your smiling baby girl!

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