Monday, October 1, 2012

Homeschooling Week 3!!!

Week 3 went fairly well!  We are still having a hard time getting in a good grove and coming up with a schedule that works for us :(  Baby K has done away with a morning nap now.  She really needed to be done with it a month or 2 ago but I tried to hold on!!!  But now that she is not napping in the morning A and I have lost our "alone" school time.

We need to figure out another solution for when to do school or something to keep Baby K entertained with while we do school.  Right now she usually stands at my chair and just screams at me :(  Which makes teaching and learning very difficult.  Hopefully in the coming weeks I will be able to really set a schedule and have it work!!!  Do you have something that works well for you while teaching an older one with a baby in the house?  All suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

So what did we learn this week?!!?  And what did we read? 

Stories we read!

  • Bible
    • The Tower of Babel
    • God's Friend Abraham
    • Abraham Shares with Lot
  • Mother Goose
    The Lego Tower of Babel
    • The Owl
    • Ring-a-Ring o'Roses
    • Ding, Dong, Bell
    • What Can the Matter Be?
        • Lion Storyteller Bedtime Book
          • Tiger Tries to Cheat
          • The Greedy Farmer
          • The Girl Who Played with the Stars
        • Uncle Wiggily's Story Book  
          • Uncle Wiggily and the Bad Boy
          • Uncle Wiggily and the Good Boy
        • Eric Carle's Animals Animals
          • If a Rooster...
          • When a Peacock...
          • The Berenstain Bears' Big Book of Science and Nature
            • Actual Facts About Wind
            • Actual Facts About Rain
            • Things Spring Brings
            • Summer
          • Things People Do
            • The Builder

          Just some of what we learned!!

          • Memory Verse:
            • God loves a cheerful giver  2 Corinthians 9:7
          • Character Trait
            • Generosity: I share my things with a cheerful spirit
          •  Bible
            • Built our own Tower of Babel while speaking in made up languages so we could not understand each other
          • Science
            • Wind: Breeze, Gale, Tornado
            • Rain: Drizzle, Shower, Downpour, Rainbow
            • What Spring Brings
            • Summer: July, August, September
          • Readiness Skills
            • Identical Pictures
            • Same and Different Sounds
            • What belongs to what
            • Color a Rainbow correctly
            • What is Missing
            • Follow Directions
            • What Came 1st


            1. I love that you add the bible stuff into your lesson plans. My son only had one preschool that did that...and that's because it was at the Salvation Army's daycare center!

              1. Thanks Melissa :) That was one of the main things I was looking for in a curriculum!