Sunday, March 31, 2013

Easter

Robin attended his church's Easter services and heard the Easter story.

Friday, March 29, 2013

Egg Hunt

Robin worked with Saxon Math 1.

He read a Bob Book, and I read to him.

Including a book about life in the circus.  He also participated in the first of 4 (!) egg hunts he'll be doing this week.

And played 'Hunger Games' which seems to be a very active running/fighting game with foam weapons.

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Rain

Robin worked with Saxon Math 1.

We went to the library.  He read a Bob Book, and I read to him.

Including a magazine about rain.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Seder

We discussed the Supreme Court and marriage equality.

Robin attended his first Passover Seder dinner.

Monday, March 25, 2013

Smell

Robin worked with Saxon Math 1 today.

Robin read a Bob Book.  I read to him.

Including a magazine about our sense of smell, and a book about pandas.

We researched $500 and $1000 bills.

We read a book about babies.

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Disappearing Islands

Robin practiced soccer, and went ice skating.

We read this blog about an "undiscovered" island!

Friday, March 22, 2013

More Dental Work

Robin went back for more dental work today, and has yet more to have done.

He worked with Saxon Math 1.

Robin read a Bob Book.  I read to him.

Including books about King Arthur and the Taino people's creation myths.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Rockets!

Robin watched some more of Grant Thompson's videos and made a rocket out of paper and electrical tape.  Then his dad figured out how to actually launch it with gunpowder.

Robin went for a scooter.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

First Day of Spring

Robin worked with Saxon Math 1.

He read a Bob Book. I read to him.

Including a book about horseshoe crabs.

He went for a walk.

And we celebrated the first day of spring with free water-ice!

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Sterling Engine

Robin went to the library. I read to him.

Including a book about King Arthur.

He experimented with a Sterling Engine, and watched several videos from a guy named Grant Thompson: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XFw7U7V1Hok is the one we started with.  We also FINALLY got goldfish. We were given a tank almost a year ago and never got it set up. Welcome, Cutlass, Goldie, and Flower to the family!

Monday, March 18, 2013

Music

Robin worked with Saxon Math 1.

And worked on reading vowel sounds.

And listened to recorded music of his choice.

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Pancakes for Heifer

Robin participated in serving a pancake breakfast at our congregation, as a benefit for Heifer International. 

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Swimming!

Robin got to go swimming today!

And played Dungeons & Dragons.

Friday, March 15, 2013

Dentist

Robin worked with Saxon Math 1.

He practiced typing.

And we visited the dentist. Unfortunately, Robin has fairly 'soft' teeth and they are not in good shape, despite regular dental care (and, in the words of the dentist, good oral hygiene.  He had to have one tooth extracted, and will need to return for several more fillings.  He did an excellent job of working with the dentist to make the process as smooth as possible.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Thursday

Robin worked with Saxon Math 1.

He went to the library. 

He helped prepare dinner for his family.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Wednesday

Robin worked with Saxon Math 1.

He read a Bob Book, and I read to him.

Including a book about animals sleeping.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Tuesday

Robin attended his classes at MAHC:

Obstacle Course
Storytime Drama
Dungeons & Dragons

Monday, March 11, 2013

Creek

Robin worked with Saxon Math 1.

He read a Bob Book, and I read to him.

He explored the natural environment of a local creek, noticing signs of spring.

Sunday, March 10, 2013

The Hundredth Name

Robin attended his religious education class, which focused on the names of God as understood in the Muslim tradition.

Friday, March 8, 2013

Typing

Robin worked with Saxon Math 1.

Robin worked on typing.  And I read to him.

Including a book about food.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Franklin Institute

We went to the Franklin Institute (thanks, Great-Grandma & Great-Grandpa, for the membership!)

We visited the walk-through heart, an exhibit about earth science, an exhibit about sports, and a physics & art exhibit. We also took in a Planetarium show about extreme weather on other planets.

Fun, fun, fun!

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Food

Robin worked with Saxon Math 1.

He read a Bob Book & I read to him.

Including a book about food.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Puppydog

Robin attended his MAHC classes today:

Obstacle Course
Storytime Drama (he played a puppydog)
and Dungeons & Dragons.

He played Capture the Flag.

Monday, March 4, 2013

Adding 10

Robin worked with Saxon Math 1.  The lesson was on adding 10 to a given number.  He is also starting to play Minecraft (sort of legos in a virtual world . . . sort of.)

He read a Bob Book, and I read to him.

Including a book about food.

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Moses and Saris

Robin attended his religious education classes, which focused the story of Moses in the bulrushes, and learning about the Hindu religion (hence the sari).

And I read to him.

Friday, March 1, 2013

Food

Robin worked with Saxon Math 1.

I read to him and he read a Bob Book.  We went to the library.

We read a book about food.