Bible: Attended worship services. This was especially fun because Dad was able to attend with us today! The message: Eat Your Lima Beans! Yeah, that brought up some conversation today!
Phys Ed: Played Wii Fit and outside playtime (between rain showers).
Nothing really in the way of schoolwork, but I was pleased in several ways today. First off, she did some independent playing for a lengthy amount of time. She thought of original story ideas, then played it out with her little people.
We have had all kinds of baby puppies, kittens, and about every other animal. Shayla has never held one. This is the first time ever!
Bible: About Mother and Father: We Should Obey Them. Ephesians 6:1-3, Exodus 20:12, Proverbs 1:8
Devotions: New Creatures. 2 Corinthians 5:17
Reading: Come One, Come All: Aesop's Fables: The Lion and the Mouse (a play)
We really enjoyed acting out this play together.
Math: Reviewed subtraction facts flashcards and solved addition and subtraction problems playing Bears on Logs
Spelling: Long i words. Acted out words and verbally spelled. Finger traced yarn words while verbally spelling.
- How Do You Know it's Summer?
- How Do You Know it's Fall?
Art: Painted some more on her ceramic teddy bear.
Phys Ed: Wii Fit. I thought I should quit my day job of being a housewife and homeschool mom to become a professional bowler with my score of 158. Well Shayla blew that dream to pieces. She scored a 232!
Bible: About Mother and Father:
We Should Honor Them. Exodus 20:12, Matthew 15:4, 19:19
We Should Make Them Happy. Proverbs 15:20
Devotions: All for Good. Romans 8:28
Reading: Come One, Come All: Aesops Fables: Pulin and Miga (a different retelling of the ant and the grasshopper) Shayla enjoyed this version because in the end, the ants helped the grasshopper and they all became friends and productive members to the community.
Read Aloud: Mickey's Birthday Surprise
Language/phonics: Lessons 129-130
Spelling: Test. Scored 100% (8 out of 8 correct)
Scouts at Home/Health: Safety Sense badgework.
- Read safety themed books and discussed street safety.
- We worked on this hands-on several weeks ago when we went to the big city and discussed crossing lights and when it's safe to walk.
- Learned the street crossing poem: Before you cross the street, use your eyes, use your ears, then you use your feet!
GCS specials day
Ballet and clogging lessons
The day started off well, but the busyness of life finally wore me down, I ended up on the couch for several hours. But we did several hours of school before and several hours after I started to feel better.
Bible: About Learning: God Wants Us to be Wise. Proverbs 3:13, 8:11, Ecclesiastes 2:13, 7:19
Devotions: Take it to the Lord. Philippians 4:6
Reading: Come One, Come All: Theme 4: In and Out of Trouble: Nessa's Fish
Language/Phonics: Lessons 131-132
Phys Ed: Outside activities and Wii sports resort
Foreign Language: Watched a Signing Time DVD.
The kids worked on scratching out a clover shape on a tile. (art, fine motor)