Arctic Unit Week 1
This was meant to be our first January unit, but lack of routine and school was getting to us so we went ahead and started a week early.First we looked for the Arctic Circle on our globe and talked…
New Bee Homeschooler
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This is one of the titles of books for children that you can read for free from We Give Books.Org called The Three Snow Bears by Jan Brett. Classic twist on the Three Bears story.
You need: for prints: colored paper 14 by 14 cm for background: colored paper linoleum 12 by 12 cm carbon paper lino knife flat piece of glass block printing ink lino roller lino press glue The painting The chair is from 1888 (The National Gallery, London). View this painting and discuss it using elements of art. What do you see? What stands out? What do you on the chair? What can you say about the perspective? What materials did Van Gogh use? What do you think about the colors? Do you like…
For Jack's 16th birthday we decided we'd do 16 things! This was harder than I thought it would be when I first came up with the idea. It was like a logic puzzle trying to figure out what was open, when things opened, and drive times to get to certain places at certain times. We started out a little before 8:00 after opening presents at home! Stop 1: Birthday Donuts! Blowing out his candles! Stop 2: Visiting our old next door neighbors Stop 3: Visiting my parents Stop 4: Coffee House on…
Etsy Find: Arctic Playscape
One of our favorite elements of the Waldorf learning approach is the nature table: a special hands-on place for children to visualize and display the changing seasons. This Arctic playscape — complete with Aurora borealis — is a lovely way to celebrate winter. (Er, this is where we have to confess we’re already thinking about winter.