Sonlight Core E – Robotics (Week 19)

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)

Sonlight Core E – Northern Lights (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)

Sonlight Core E – The Great Depression Cake (Week 19)

Haley has been learning about WWI, the Stock Market crash, and the great depression.  I thought it would be fun to shake up her lessons with a little baking adventure, relevant to what she was reading about in her U.S. History. Food rationing was a serious issue for most Americans.  People couldn't rely on staple … Continue reading Sonlight Core E – The Great Depression Cake (Week 19)

Sonlight Core E – Microwaves and Hot Cocoa (Week 16)

Haley was learning about the electromagnetic spectrum, radio waves, and more!  How does that apply to our everyday life? Introducing the microwave...Let's read, learn, and DO! Hot Cocoa Time: I set out ingredients to make hot cocoa and called Haley to the kitchen. Haley broke apart the milk chocolate bar and put it into the … Continue reading Sonlight Core E – Microwaves and Hot Cocoa (Week 16)

Sonlight Core E – History & Teddy Bears (Week 14)

This week Haley was learning about Theodore Roosevelt.  She read about Teddy Roosevelt and the birth of the "Teddy" bear. I seized the "FUN" moment and added a little art surprise in her Core E playlist. She was THRILLED! We had recently read The Legend of the Teddy Bear by Frank Murphy which would be … Continue reading Sonlight Core E – History & Teddy Bears (Week 14)