Weeks and weeks ago I painted the inside of a large egg carton (if you buy eggs 5 dozen at a time you can get cartons like these.) Then it rained, snowed, iced, and was all over miserable and cold and
This week I was able to take the boys to the Biltmore House - the largest home in America - and it was fabulous! I was a bit unsure of how two young boys would do touring an old house but they thoroughly
Benjamin Franklin once said;
"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I may remember. Involve me and I learn."
This week we had our first snow in three years and as my boys explored the world of
I asked them once what their favorite part of school was. They agreed; being read books and playing.
And the funny thing is - the two are so connected. What they hear in stories they play.
We have been enjoying our history study so much. We are using Story of the World, and having already listened to the audio book 5 times prior to this school year officially starting, the boys are very
One of the more peculiar things of living in the south is the ability to see an alligator in a pond. I have seen them oodles of times, and yet each time it is exciting. They are incredible animals to observe. This Anhinga
We just finished memorizing Work by Anonymous and I wish we had memorized it years ago! It has been applied over and over again since we first read it and it has been encouraging them to create good habits,
Last summer I purchased some synthetic owl pellets and this summer we finally got around to using them. We went to a local nature park that is home to many an owl and sat on the board walk to take our
We are working our way through Apologia's Young Explorer Series Exploring Creation with Human Anatomy and Physiology and it is fantastic.
The boys have learned about cells - basic building blocks of
Two Little Savages was a bit of a challenging read (I spread it out over months with other read alouds interspersed throughout) but it was a very rewarding read. It helped build a foundation of appreciation