Monthly Archives: November 2011

Kimberella – Creature of the Precambrian

We purchased this awesome Giant Evolution Timeline awhile back and I have been itching to incorporate it into our curriculum somehow.  Up to this point we’ve been using it to learn more about the prehistoric toys my girls collect.  We’re huge fans … Continue reading

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The Trouble With Trilobites

Did your kids obsess over trilobites when learning about fossils??  My girls have been bit hard by the trilobite-bug.  They can’t get enough of them; and  the trilobite cookies we made only further whet their appetite.  So like any good homeschooling … Continue reading

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Try a Bite of Trilobite

The girls and I finished up learning about the Precambrian and are currently exploring the lively oceans of the Cambrian Period.  I don’t know what it is about trilobites but these little bug/crab-like creatures have totally captured my girls hearts … Continue reading

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We Interrupt This Post

I got my kids quietly snuggled in their beds by 8:00 and have the house to myself for the next couple of hours.  Earlier in the day, when I envisioned this quiet time, I looked forward to completing a couple … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

So thankful today.  How about you?

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Wordless Wednesday – November 23,2011

From the recent Chalk Festival.  We went on two separate occasions: one day early on so the girls could see the artists creating; and another day at the end of the festival to see the completed work.

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All About Spelling with NEW Magnet Board!

Mira started Level 2 of All About Spelling earlier this month and we couldn’t be happier with the program so far.  With the guidance of this curriculum Mira now spells confidently and boldly.  Sure, she may make a mistake- like today she … Continue reading

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Sing-Song Vowel Game

While looking through old photos recently I found this picture of Mira learning the long and short sounds of the vowels.  It was such a fun game that we made up on the fly and I’m so glad I stumbled upon … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – November 16,2011

Out of three children it was bound to happen sooner or later.

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Star Walk

On one hand I like the end of daylight savings time- you get to push the clocks back an hour and for one blessed night you feel this delicious sense of being given free time.  You could stay up and … Continue reading

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