The 5 Senses – Sonlight Core F (Science Week 26)

Haley was learning about the sense of taste.  I created a 5 Senses Science Worksheet for the boys the previous week. You can download your FREE copy here at our TPT Store. I gathered our supplies and set them out with Cold, Crunchy, Colorful Using our Senses . I checked out Cold, Crunchy, Colorful Using our Senses … Continue reading The 5 Senses – Sonlight Core F (Science Week 26)

Sonlight Core B – Making Hummus (Middle East Studies)

Haley has been learning about the Middle East in her Social Studies lessons. She wanted to make hummus for her end of unit "adventure". Haley found a recipe on AllRecipes, made a shopping list, and we bought the ingredients together over the weekend. We gathered the ingredients and our food processor. She rinsed the garbanzo … Continue reading Sonlight Core B – Making Hummus (Middle East Studies)

Sonlight Core F – Shadow Spinner & Making Sharbat

Shadow Spinner: This was Haley's second week reading the Shadow Spinner.  Each week, I add several clips to her Sonlight Core F playlist. Sharbat: Sharbat was one of Haley's vocabulary words this week.  In Arabic, it means a drink of sugar and water, but is often with fruit or rose petals. I found a recipe … Continue reading Sonlight Core F – Shadow Spinner & Making Sharbat

Sonlight Core F – Matryoshka Dolls (Russian Studies)

Haley did a report on Matryoshka dolls at the end of her Russian studies. I bought unpainted wood nesting dolls, fine-tip paint pens, and The Littlest Matryoshka Doll for inspiration. I printed a template and challenged Haley to design her own set of Matryoshka Dolls. Haley designed all five dolls with a different pattern on … Continue reading Sonlight Core F – Matryoshka Dolls (Russian Studies)

Sonlight Core F – Rickshaw Girl and Days of Creation Art (Indian Studies)

Rickshaw Girl Haley continued her Indian Studies this week with Rickshaw Girl. She LOVED this book!  She read the book in one sitting and felt inspired to create an art project based on the alpana patterns (traditional drawings created for Indian celebrations). India celebrates Dewali, the festival of lights, around New Years.  I thought Haley … Continue reading Sonlight Core F – Rickshaw Girl and Days of Creation Art (Indian Studies)

Sonlight Core F – Watercolor and Haiku (Japanese Studies)

One Leaf Rides the Wind Since Haley was learning about Japan, I thought she would love writing and illustrating a Haiku poem. She read One Leaf Rides the Wind for inspiration. She gathered her art supplies and began painting. She used her ipad to record the entire painting process and set it aside to dry. … Continue reading Sonlight Core F – Watercolor and Haiku (Japanese Studies)