Category Archives: Projects

Pinterest Fail!

When we did the Charlie Brown Program at church, I thought we could do two ornaments.  One for the older kids and one for the younger ones.  The older kids would paint Charlie Brown and the younger ones would make … Continue reading

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Knitting Class

Well, I just got talked into teaching a knitting class for 4th thru 12 graders at my home school co-op.  So….now I have to figure out what to do.  Based on my research…thank you Dorothy Ann…sorry could help that flash … Continue reading

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Minecraft – Part 2

Will has happily been  programming away with Youth Digital.   Each lesson has a video to watch, a graphic to make, and a mod to input.  He told me the videos are “BORING…but necessary!” Once the program is written and the … Continue reading

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The Great Crayon Experiment

My kids were looking at something and they came across a “life hack” they had to prove would work.  The “life hack” basically said if you ever were in the dark you could use a crayon as in emergency light … Continue reading

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My Library

If you home school your kids, you quickly become overwhelmed with books.  They are everywhere.    Math books….textbooks…my stars… literature books… classics…books trying to entice a reluctant reader to read….books for the reader who you wished read less and studied … Continue reading

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Another treasure

As we were wandering around the thrift stores, I stumbled upon a simple loom.  I bought it thinking this would give the kids a teeny tiny taste of what the kids in the weaving factories did.  I have done paper … Continue reading

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A Watched Pot Never Boils…

I read recently if you place a spoon across a pot of boiling water it will prevent the water from boiling over.   This made me suspicious and yet hopeful all at the same time.  My stove top looks like … Continue reading

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