Homespun Homeschool Week #8

Week 8 of Homeschool: We learned about the Missouri Compromise, skip counted our 14’s, used our knowledge of patterns and color to create beautiful fall leaves, learned about the notes of the treble clef with our CC friends, studied John 1:8, learned new Latin words, studied 6 parts of the circulatory system, learned how to play Colorku with our awesome Inspire teacher (sudoku with colors), worked on playing our tin whistles, learned the capitals of Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Colorado and New Mexico, wrote and performed a song for our CC family presentation and started a stamp collection!

Homespun Homeschool Week #7

Week 7 of Homeschool: We “adopted” trees in our neighborhood to check on and take care of, studied the excretory system, learned the capitals of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming and Nebraska, grew crystals on paper dinosaurs, learned about Napoleon in Russia, the War of 1812 and the Monroe Doctrine, saw the Lion King Jr. live on stage, practiced our upper and lower-case letters, wrote a story about a time-traveling closet, practiced skip counting 13’s, played Body Bingo and practiced our knowledge of the body, listened to our heart beats with our Auntie/Nurse and her stethoscope, practiced cursive handwriting, and listened to Vivaldi’s Four Seasons (like a million times)!

Homespun Homeschool Week #6

Week 6 of Homeschool: We learned about the Louisiana Purchase and Lewis and Clark, practiced skip-counting 11’s & 12’s, learned the capitols of Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri and Arkansas, made our own covered wagon for pioneering out West, learned about the digestive system, went on a field trip to Bishops Pumpkin Farm and got to take a hay ride and pick our own pumpkins, practiced cursive and letter recognition, studied John 1:6, learned the irregular verb “to do,” cut out leaves and made fall trees, captured and observed a friendly stinkbug and made a giant pumpkin cookie!