Science: We made paper planting pots (fine motor) and transplanted, watered, and planted additional seeds. We typically put out about a half acre garden, but this year we are expanding AND growing our own oats and herb garden for spices, teas, and tinctures.
Didn't get much bookwork done. Instead it was life lessons in compassion, kindness, love, doing things with a happy heart, and many other character traits.
My mother-in-law has been in the hospital. She has multiple tumors on an artery and one on her lung. This came as a complete surprise because the only symptoms she showed was what we thought was a stomach bug.
Bible: Psalm 119:47, 97, 140 and Jeremiah 15:16
Devotions: A Case of the Grumbles. (I think we all need to review this one periodically). Exodus 16:1-12.
A Little Horse Sense. Ephesians 4:1-6
Reading: Let's Shake On It. This is an old textbook I found. Not sure what grade level it actually is, but the print was very large and not much on each page. She chose to sit down and read the whole thing!
Field trip to our public library to find books for pleasure reading.
Bible: Heaven is a Real Place. John 14:1-4
- Magic Bones. 2 Kings 13:20-21
- Called by Name. John 20:11-16
- The Cover-up. Matthew 28:11-15
After this, we went to Hobby Lobby to spend a giftcard Shayla got for Christmas. She chose a wooden, magnetic paper doll and a build-a-bear kit on clearance. I made her make the purchase herself. She did not like this one bit, but was extremely proud of herself for doing so (afterwards).
Reading: Shayla devoured a pile of library books!
Grandparent's Day at GCS! Shayla was delighted to have my mom, "Grandma Norma" join the festivities for the Grandparent's Day celebrations at her school.
Science: Shayla observed day old baby chicks that had hatched out at her school.
Phys Ed: Ballet and clogging lessons.
Bible: Jesus is Coming Again. 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
- God's Alarm. Hebrews 10:19-22
- Peace, Hush, Be Still. Mark 4:35-41
Read Aloud: Fish is Fish and Alexander and the Wind-up Mouse
Language/phonics: Lessons 113-114
Math: Subtraction facts workbook
Science: Seasons. Completed wkbk pgs 431-432
Social Studies: Countries & Cultures: Central America: Read books about Nicaragua and Panama.
Bible: Prayer: Pray With Sin Confessed. Psalm 66:18
Devotions: The Cure for Itching Ears. 2 Timothy 4:1-4
Reading: Come One, Come All: Best Friends
Read Aloud: The Biggest House in the World and Geraldine the Music Mouse
Math: Played a math/dice game. I covered a die with + and - signs. Shayla then rolled this and two other dice and solved the fact. Then I made a game board and she had to cover the answer on the board, when the board was covred, the game was done!
Writing/Art: Wrote out a thank you card and made an envelope for Grandma Norma. She also addressed the envelope herself. And made a get well soon card for Grandma Barry.