The Kite Fighters Is one of Haley's readers this year. I thought it would be fun for her to design her own kite. I bought a plain white kite kit and fabric paint pens. She was so excited to design it herself. Using her ipad, Haley found various Korean characters to incorporate in her design. … Continue reading Korea – The Kite Fighters (Sonlight Core F)
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
Book Pairing: Ree Drummond (The Pioneer Woman) has a series of childrens books that are perfect for your budding chef! Each book includes a recipe that pairs perfectly with the storyline! Today we're reading Little Ree and are making Grandma's pancakes! We set out our ingredients and use our recipe as a map to YUMMYland! … Continue reading Little Ree
Book Pairing: We're pairing Eric Carle's Mister Seahorse and a colorful mixed-medium art project. This activity is from our Night of the Moonjellies post. Supplies: Blue & green kool-aid packets Empty jars (for kool-aid watercolors) Spatula Paint brushes Watercolors Oil pastels Mister Seahorse & sea weed template (or sharpies and white paper if students want … Continue reading Mister Seahorse Art Project
Book Pairing:We're pairing Eric Carle's The Very Quiet Cricket and a colorful mixed-medium art project. This activity is from our The Quiet Way Home post. Supplies: Turquoise construction paper (1 sheet) Green (1/3 sheet) Red, light blue, and gray construction paper scraps (Gray Moon, light blue stars, red circle eyes) Black, brown, yellow, green, and … Continue reading The Very Quiet Cricket
Book Pairing: Today we're pairing up Jim Arnosky's Rabbits and Raindrops with a fun and easy rain science activity. Supplies: 1 clear glass/plastic jar Shaving cream Water Food color drops All-purpose tray Rain Experiment: We headed to the kitchen with an all-purpose tray to conduct our simple science experiment. Instruct your student to fill the … Continue reading Rabbits and Raindrops
Book Pairing: This springtime book pairing activity was from our (BFIAR) The Quiet Way Home post. Run, Rabbit, Run!Today's book pairing is Run Rabbit Run (1.0 Very First Reading)Run Rabbit Run! the 9th book in the Usbourne Very First Reading series and an adorable spring sensory bin. This was a super simple sensory bin to … Continue reading Run Rabbit Run!