This week Haley was learning about the respiratory system. I thought it would be fun to add an experiment. Instead, I came across an art project that needed lung power...painting with a straw! Using our lungs sounded like a great way to wrap up our respiratory lesson! Haley gathered her art supplies and headed to … Continue reading Sonlight Core F: Science and Art – Painting with Lung Power (Week 4)
This year I'm posting our helpful links, printables, and FREEbies as early as possible. We want to make sure we share our link with other teachers and homeschoolers EARLY in the year. Please continue to check back with us, because this page will be growing WITH US throughout the school year! The Giraffe That Walked … Continue reading FIAR Volume 2: Helpful Links, Printables, and FREEbies!
BIBLE: Bible Verse Tracer: I created a Psalm 1 Tracer Pack for Parker to use. You can download you FREE copy here at our TPT Store. Parker listened and traced his Bible verse. I cut apart his tracer like a puzzle and he glued it together in his Bible lapbook. T.H.U.M.B.: This week we were … Continue reading Sonlight Core B (Week 4)
This week Haley's social studies lessons dived deeper into Chinese culture and traditions. I added a few calligraphy clips to our Sonlight Core F playlist as well as a Chinese art challenge. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLcN9q13vgZJ4rRWWO6yv8sNMvJCMx-HDU She LOVED watching this traditional style of hand painting the characters. She was SUPER excited to hear that a China kit was included … Continue reading Sonlight Core F – Calligraphy & Chinese Art (Week 3)
Haley's Sonlight Core F history lessons are centered around the Eastern Hemisphere this year. She was SUPER excited to hear she would be learning about China again. We started the year with Yung Fu of the Upper Yangtze. Naturally, Haley's work load increases with each grade, but we still try to plan a few fun … Continue reading Read and Do with Yung Fu
The Long Way to a New Land: Jordan LOVES reading his Sonlight Core D readers! I think I heard the Hallelujah Chorus when I just said that....reading has always been more of a chore (honestly, I was like that as a kid), but he's been excited to read each book about Carl Erik! The Long … Continue reading A Long Way to a New Land – Making Bread
Bible: I printed the third verse of our Bible Tracer pack. Parker traced and illustrated his Bible verse. The next day we cut it apart, like a puzzle, and glued it in his Bible lapbook. T.H.U.M.B.: This week we focused our attention on China and the Unchurched/Unreached. I prepared a tray with our Chinese tea … Continue reading Sonlight Core B (Week 3)