Farm Kid1 & I are both enjoying this unit. It has been a great way to discuss other countries, even if it hasn’t been in great detail. I like learning about so many countries, but next year I think we will only do 1 or 2 countries per week so we can study each country more in depth. I would like to learn a song,
For three weeks we will be learning about how Christmas is celebrated around the world. We are studying three countries each week. This first week we learned about Finland, France, and Australia. Much of the information for this unit was found on Homeschool Share. I also checked out many books from the library & searched the web.
I have spent much time at the library and browsing the internet to find information on dysgraphia. I had never even heard the word before I met with a reading specialist. But, I believe Farm Kid1 has some form of it. I have no idea where to put him on a scale from 1 – 10, but he has many of the symptoms. I can
We started reading Farmer Boy by Laura Ingalls Wilder this week. The pioneer days are my favorite time in history & I am a huge Little House fan. So, this is going to be a fun unit for me to explore with Farm Kid1 I’ve got a few pioneer activities & crafts planned. But we came across a surprise experiment to try while reading Chapter
Our 2011 trip to the Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest was just as beautiful as 2010. Rows & rows & rows of tulips – all kinds, all colors. It is a great, cheap way to spend a couple hours. During the week they only charge $5 per carload. I spend more in gas than on admission. At the end of the row is the name of
The Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest has been open for many years, but 2010 was the first year I went to experience it. I enjoyed it so much, I keep going back year after year. I want to keep the previous years on my blog so I can see changes in the fields, changes in my photography skills & what caught my attention each year.