We started this row with excitement and MANY sun-themed breakfasts, but our sunny day pancakes were the family favorite...sweet and happy! Both boys decided to draw their cover pages and they turned out beautiful! Jordan has really taken off artistically. I love how he's branching out with paint, crayon pastels, and chalk. He keeps surprising … Continue reading Who Owns the Sun?
BIBLE: Memory Verse: This week was a continuation of memorizing the "Letter V" verse. Parker already completed the Letter V verse tracer and glued it in his Bible lapbook. This week we just continued to sing the song! The Christmas Story: The birth of Christ is not a story to tell only at Christmas. This … Continue reading Sonlight Core A (Week 24)
Haley has been learning about the solar system in her science lessons. First, she watched a watercolor tutorial on our Sonlight Core E playlist. She started with Neptune and Mercury. Then she decided to paint all the planets. She did a beautiful job!
This isn't the first time we've studied Katy and the Big Snow, but we were MORE than excited to start rowing this book! The boys and I gathered our Melissa and Doug Town blocks along with white pom-poms for snow! With the help of two eager little boys, our story sensory box would magically transform … Continue reading Katy and the Big Snow
Haley received a Make Blocks robot and really wanted to start programming simple commands. She's learning about robotics in her Science lessons, so I thought this would be a great time to incorporate a robotics programming activity with Daddy. She noticed I scheduled a DIT (Dot It Together) robotics activity on Thursday. She was chomping … Continue reading Sonlight Core E – Robotics (Week 19)
BIBLE: Parker worked on his letter V verse this week. I printed the V verse tracer and he listened to the Sing the Word track. The following day we cut his tracer apart like a puzzle and glued it into his Bible lapbook. S.S. & HISTORY: Homes Around the World: Paper House Craft: This week … Continue reading Sonlight Core A (Week 23)
History: We continued to read through our I Heard the Good News missionary stories and finding the countries mentioned in each story. The boys took turns finding the countries. Language Arts: Parker was learning about the "Letter L" this week. He continued to do his HWOT (Handwriting without Tears) letter of the week activities. … Continue reading Sonlight Core A (Week 22):
BIBLE: Bible Memory Verse: Parker listened to his Sing the Word "Letter U" verse and traced his worksheet from our U-Z Bible Verse Tracer Pack. The next day we cut his tracer apart like a puzzle. He pieced it together and glued it in his Bible Lapbook. S.S.& HISTORY: This week we read more missionary … Continue reading Sonlight Core A (Week 21)
This week Haley learned about Aurora Borealis (the Northern Lights). I added a National Geographic time-lapse clip to her Sonlight Core E playlist. Northern Lights Art Project: The boys were learning about the Arctic, so a Northern Lights art project was just perfect for everyone. I gave each kid a Sharpie and a sheet of … Continue reading Sonlight Core E – Northern Lights (Week 21)