Is it silly that I’ve always wanted to do a covered wagon project? Well, silly or not, I finally had a good excuse to have the boys make their own covered wagons. We were studying the days of the pioneers. We just had to make a covered wagon to go along with that era… And to tell the truth, I was hoping to make an
As part of our Moving West unit, we are learning about Lewis & Clark. We spent part of the weekend exploring the Lewis & Clark National & State Historical Parks in both Oregon & Washington. This is along the Pacific Ocean, the final destination of Lewis & Clark’s Expedition. At Cape Disappointment we toured the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center.
Vision therapy, mainly due to eye tracking problems, was a huge part of our first year homeschooling. In fact, it is connected to the reason we started homeschooling in the first place. In kindergarten & first grade, Farm Kid1 didn’t show any signs of being a struggling reader. So much so that in kindergarten he was in the highest reading group. By the beginning of
After visiting the great barrier reef on our trip around the world, we explored the tundra of Russia. I wasn’t feeling well the week before, so I didn’t have much in the way of extras for this week. But, it didn’t matter anyway. Farm Kid1 felt crummy all this week so we only did the basics for this unit. Google defines a tundra as: a
The next stop on our trip around the world was the Great Barrier Reef in Australia studying the coral reef biome. I especially loved this week because many years ago I used to scuba dive & this brought back many fun memories. Google defines a coral reef as: a ridge of rock in the sea formed by the growth and deposit of coral