Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Color Wheel project continued

  This week, we continued our color wheel project.  Last week, we learned about primary, secondary, and complimentary colors.  We also learned about grouping colors into warm and cool colors.  I wanted to cover this topic so when we looked … Continue reading

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Classical or Charlotte Mason that is my quandary!

When you home school people are so passionate about what style you are using.  There’s the public school method.  You create a mini-classroom in your house and are off.   We ruled that out because if I wanted them to … Continue reading

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As the Soccer Ball Turns…

We had an unbelievable week this week with Will’s Soccer team.  I am still shaking my head and thinking ugly thoughts like….”the village is missing their idiot but it’s okay we found him coaching my son’s soccer team. What started … Continue reading

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Found a really cool website for nature studies

  I am using a book called “The Nature Portfolio” as a spine for my nature study class I’m teaching for k-3rd graders at my home school co-op.  I really like.  I really like the artwork that is in.  It … Continue reading

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What do you do while waiting?

My little ones tie knots.  Lots and lots of knots.  They now can do the square knot, true love knot, slip knot, anchor bend, clover hitch, and double stopper knot to name a few.  The list goes on and on. … Continue reading

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What’s the problem with free range chickens……

The problem is the rooster is free range too.  Our rooster aka the Villain seemed to have forgotten the peace accord he worked out with my little ones.  We went on the offensive today.  My youngest was playing in the … Continue reading

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The Color Wheel

Well, I’m deviating from my curriculum again tomorrow, but I really think the kids need to have a basic understanding of the color wheel.   I came up with an idea that was perfect or so I thought.  I was … Continue reading

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