This week in our home school we...
~ explored the letter H
~experimented with making frost
~studied the illustration Raven Addressing the Assembled Animals by Miskin
~read the poem "The Song of the Herb Twopence Fairy" by Cicely Mary Barker
~discussed the life's work of Snowflake Bentley
~ read Snowballs, by Lois Ehlert
~made paper snowflakes
~baked 'snow ball' cookies
~learned the terms ellipse, hexagon, rhombus,cent, penny, and nickle
~observed symmetry and 'reflection' in geometry, and butterflies
~practiced recognizing 10s and 1s on the abacus
~continued counting by 2s into the 30s and beyond
~worked with clay to make winter imprints of evergreens, possibly to use as next years Christmas gifts!
Another great week! As I continue to love homeshcooling I am inspired to keep a log of some of the wonderful things we've been working on and learning. Could this be my new Friday blog posts? Maybe, we'll see if I like it.