Homeschooling in Review ~ Week 2 ~ 2013-2014 ~ Labor Day Tradition

September 11, 2013

Preschool Activities have been a must for us this year.  I did a post with 8 preschool activities that we did last week. Even though I do plan some separate activities for Addie I really like that she can join in on a lot of the activities we do in My Father’s World.  This year […]

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Headbanz

June 6, 2013

Have you heard of Hedbanz?  Ella got the game as a birthday gift.  It is actually a game I would highly recommend.  Basically, you have a card of a thing that is on your head that you cannot see and you have to ask questions, in a certain amount of time, to figure out what […]

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Trampoline Perseverance

May 22, 2013

It was last October that the kids received two giant boxes via FedEx.  It was an early Christmas gift from their Grandpa.  It was a trampoline.  I was eager to set it up, but my wiser and more practical husband thought we should wait until spring and so we did. Spring happened to wait to […]

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A Few of Our Favorite Games

April 5, 2013

These are a few of our favorite things games (are you envisioning Julie Andrews jumping on a bed??). Wedgits These are really neat building blocks that every child in our house loves.  Sawyer can build with them and Cade loves to create things from the book that came with the “blocks”.  These stretch spatial skills […]

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Thanks, Grandma!!

September 8, 2012

It’s Saturday!  Around here it’s a lazier day.  We sang songs in bed well past 7AM.  We did our chores, and then we chatted about breakfast. “What sounds good to you guys?” “Can we have smoothies?” “Sure!  We have those frozen raspberries that Grandma picked and gave to us!  We could put them in the […]

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Just Having Fun

August 26, 2012

We’re suppose to figure out what our kids are good at and help them hone their skills. Is there a calling for making funny faces? The funniest thing about this is I didn’t tell them to make funny faces.  They just decided that that is what they were going to do, and my did they […]

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Olympic Medals

July 10, 2012

Today we made medals.  Olympic medals. Here’s what we started with: Hammer Nail Marker 3 Mason jar lids Cardboard Other things you’ll need 3 Post-it Notes Gold, Silver and Bronze Paint Paintbrush Standard Screwdriver Red, White and Blue Ribbon This is what we did: I made the numbers using dots on a post-it note making […]

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Olympic Craft ~ Salt Painting

July 2, 2012

It is far too hot today to head to the beach so we are finding activities to do indoors. I love the Olympics.  I blogged about some of the things we did during the last “Winter Games” here. We are already anticipating the happenings in London.  The opening ceremony is July 27th, 2012. The other […]

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Enjoying Summer

June 6, 2012

We are enjoying the beginning of summer.  Yes, it is 80 degrees outside, but Addie wanted a hat to keep her hair out of her face…clever!   She is bound and determined to hit the ball backwards.   Cade takes his sports very seriously…   and some things don’t end up as expected.   Blessings […]

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Summer Lists

May 28, 2012

Summer is upon us.  We are mostly done with curriculum. What are you going to do to this summer? This is what we’re going to try: 2 lists. When we complete 1 chore in the morning… we get to chose 1 activity for the afternoon. It’s not complex, but that’s why it may just work.  […]

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