Homespun Homeschool Week #5

Week 5 of Homeschool: We skip-counted our 9’s and 10’s, went to the Crocker Art Museum and had a private tour with Grampy (retired Crocker Docent!), made a paper-clip version of our family, studied the lines of the globe, built a rainbow colored dinosaur, learned about Ancient Egypt and built the pyramids of Giza, learned the types of invertebrates, studied Spanish, worked on coding, learned new prepositions, watched our bean plants grow flowers, worked on our handwriting, and made pumpkin pie spice sugar cookies!

Homespun Homeschool Week #4

Week 4 of Homeschool: We memorized the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, learned the parts of a plant cell, saw the newest 2 baby doves in our entryway, worked on handwriting, read about the riot at Ephesus in Acts 19, watched our bean plants grow, learned our First Declension Latin noun endings, created abstract art, made up a story about our own Eighth Wonder of the Ancient World, learned more Prepositions, looked at Art made from pollution, studied globe lines, worked on our skip-counting, performed an experiment to see the effects of pollution in streams, wrote comics, and went to Fairytale Town!

Homespun Homeschool Week #3

Week 3 of Homeschool: We learned Latin first Declensions, read Dog Man “Lord of the Fleas, studied the Hebrew Empire, learned about the ancient Egyptians’ invention of Papyrus paper and created our own scrolls with hieroglyphics, started reading My Side of the Mountain, practiced skip-counting 5’s and 6’s, read in Tucker’s Countryside, learned about Greek and Roman gods, read Dog Man and Cat Kid, did a Bible Study on how our words can cause harm, studied the parts of an animal cell, performed an experiment to see how animals camouflage themselves, drew pictures of the Genesis account of creation, made a paper apple, listened to the opera Aida, learned new Spanish words, read our longest sentence yet! (Francis), read Captain Underpants and the Invasion of the Incredibly Naughty Cafeteria Ladies From Outer Space, performed an experiment to see how desert animals go underground for cooler temperatures, created artwork by drawing upside-down, practiced drawing Dog Man (yes, we like Dog Man a LOT), and went to the zoo!

Homespun Homeschool Week #2

Week 2 of Homeschool: We practiced addition with stack and build flip books, learned about the Five Kingdoms of Living Things, finished our Ten Commandments train with commands 6-10, made artwork using mirror image and lines of symmetry, learned about Personification, watched our bean plants grow higher and higher, performed a gravity-defying magnetic experiment, studied Prepositions, learned about the Egyptian and Assyrian Empires, skip-counted 3’s and 4’s, learned why a fish floats belly-up, went fishing for sight words, read in Tucker’s Countryside, found the North and South poles using a spinning magnet, read Emily Dickinson poems, learned how spiders use vibration to detect predators or dinner, and mixed colored light to build rainbow optics!