Homespun Homeschool Week #35

Week 35 of Homeschool: We collected various leaves and made rubbings, learned how to read clocks, wrote out and discussed Psalm 100, learned about Julius Caesar, played t-ball, learned new Spanish words, worked on Multiplication, learned new Latin words, read more in Spirit Flyer book #5, made paper cupcakes, went to John’s Incredible Pizza and played games, started writing about the art of writing, went to see our cousin in a play, made a very hungry paper caterpillar, and went to our last classes at Fusion Homeschool Academy, replete with bouncy houses, recitals, an ice cream party and a Writer’s Corner at a cafe!


Homespun Homeschool Week #34

Week 34 of Homeschool: We caught ladybugs and watched them up close, made domino falls and counted dominoes as we went, worked on reading, learned about ducks and got to pet newly hatched ducklings, turned our maps of Ancient China into puzzles then re-assembled them, worked on penmanship, made a poster depicting the story of Treasure Island, created modern art sculptures, started learning how to tell time on analog clocks, read the first 8 chapters of Spirit Flyer book #6, started writing a new book about the adventures of Mac, worked on our multiplication, went to our friend’s property and had fun swimming in their creek and running around to our heart’s content, made a transmogrifier, started sprouting seeds, put on puppet shows, and made Mother’s Day cards!

Homespun Homeschool Week #33

Week 33 of Homeschool: We learned about ancient China and the Qin, practiced our numbers with paint, read a story about a dog named Biscuit, wrote haikus, started reading Spirit Flyer book #5, reviewed the water cycle, learned about Chinese calligraphy and created our own characters, went hunting for wild bunnies and found one, started reading again in Treasure Island, learned new Spanish words together, created our own codes, and went to the Crocker Art Museum to see the exhibit Big Ideas!


Homespun Homeschool Week #32

Week 32 of Homeschool: We learned all about whales, sold hand-painted flower pots at our CC market, made a mechanical sweeper to sweep up messes, learned about the Mauryan Empire of India, made a glowing pendulum that paints with light, dressed up like ancient Romans for our end of the year CC party, painted abstract design cards to give to friends, sent one of Field’s original books to a real author, read in The Hobbit, made notes for story-writing, had friends over for tea and scones, finished Spirit Flyer Book #4, made easter eggs, learned about the Aryans of India, and went to Fairytale Town with our cousins!