Day 2 of our school year included a field trip to a nature center not too far from our home. One of the great benefits of homeschooling is the opportunity to get out and explore! And the trip today was terrific. It was a ponding adventure for families with children aged 3-7 and many schools aren't in session until after Labor Day so this was part of the summer program. I wasn't sure what to ... Read More about Ponding Adventure
It's official. We have started the 2013-2014 school year and are off and running. I love the smiles on these precious little faces as they are excited and eager to begin learning new things. They were most excited about Ziggy the Zebra, a puppet that is part of the All About Reading Pre-Reading program. I think he was the highlight of the day. I didn't get any photos of him since it's ... Read More about First Day of School 2013
It is thrilling to have the curriculum and materials ready to go for this upcoming school year! Here is what we will be working on: Snootz - 5/6 years old Science – Science Experiments for Young Learners by Evan-Moor, Science Arts by MaryAnn Kohl Geography – Beginning Geography by Evan-Moor Spelling – All About Spelling, Level 2 Reading – All About Reading, Level 2 (I am ... Read More about Our 2013-2014 Curriculum
This week Snootz tasted the sweetness of success. He has been working for almost a year on All About Spelling Level 1 and from the beginning he was totally committed to completing it. We started the program last September and he has been working on it consistently since then. We took a couple of long breaks over the winter and spring but generally he worked on it 3-5 times per week. That's a ... Read More about Hard Work + Commitment = Success
Thank you so much for visiting my brand spanking new website. I am so excited you are here! This site has been in the works for a very long time. The idea of it has been a year and a half in the making and I'm so glad it has finally launched. I still have many things in process as I'm trying to figure out how to do lots of techie things behind the scenes (as a non-techie person I have spent ... Read More about Welcome!