Haley was reading Plain Girl and learning about the Amish community. Baking Amish bread would be a great activity to pair book. Haley gathered her ingredients and measuring utensils. She followed the recipe, measuring each ingredient. We leaned a little on modern technology to help mix our dough. She floured and kneaded the dough. Then … Continue reading Sonlight Core E – Amish Bread (Week 29)
May 2014 - Another post from the past. Frog Tea Party:I brought out our Usborne First Reading Frogs book. I brought out our Frog Life Cycle snacks, mini marshmallows with chocolate chips stuffed in the center (eggs), gummy worms (tadpoles), goldfish crackers (froglets), and gummy frogs (adult frogs). I set the table with our Melissa … Continue reading Frog Life Cycle
September 2015 - This is a post from the past, but great books and fun activities are timeless! A Tree is Nice: The kids receivedA Tree is Nice from their Aunt, so I thought it would be a great book to pair with a science lesson on trees. We started our morning with a sweet … Continue reading Book Pairing – A Tree is Nice
March brings rain, clouds, puddles, and rainbows. Today we learned about rainbows and did a fun color mixing activity. I brought out our Noodles I Love Colors! reader and set up a color mixing tray (3 baby food jars filled with water, tinted red, yellow, and blue, 3 droppers, and a six-slotted paint tray). Parker … Continue reading Color Mixing – Noodles – I Love Colors!