Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Tuesday, July 29: 11/180

Robin worked with Saxon Math 3. He also worked with Handwriting Without Tears. He read a Bob Book to me. And I read to him: Houdini: The Handcuff KingHoudini: The Handcuff King by Jason Lutes
The Wild BoyThe Wild Boy by Mordicai Gerstein
Robin exercised.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Sunday, July 27: 10/180

Robin attended his religious education class, which focused on the ancient historical roots of the game of Chutes & Ladders. I read to him: Monster StewMonster Stew by Mitra Modarressi
Robin went for a walk and exercised.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Wednesday, July 23: 9/180

Robin created a tie-dye shirt with glow-in-the-dark stenciled designs. He went swimming, built fires, and played role-playing games.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Tuesday, July 22: 8/180

Robin went for an hour long trail ride on a horse! He went swimming. And played role-playing games.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Monday, July 21: 7/180

Robin climbed Old Rag Mountain. He went swimming.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Thursday, July 17: 6/180

We went to see the Commonwealth Classic Theatre production of Twelfth Night by Shakespeare. Robin exercised.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Sunday, July 13: 4/180

Robin attended his religious education class, which focused on trees and their place in the web of life.

With his siblings, Robin found very small frogs in a stream and observed them closely.

Robin went for a hike and exercised.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Friday, July 11: 3/180

Robin worked with Saxon Math 3.

He finished Letters and Numbers for Me Grade K (Handwriting Without Tears)Letters and Numbers for Me Grade K by Jan Z. Olsen

And we used Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons.

I read to Robin:

Ain't Nobody a Stranger to MeAin't Nobody a Stranger to Me by Ann Grifalconi

UnfortunatelyUnfortunately by Alan Durant

Robin went for a bike ride.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Thursday, July 10: 2/180

Robin worked really hard on Letters and Numbers for Me Grade K (Handwriting Without Tears)Letters and Numbers for Me Grade K by Jan Z. Olsen
 - he wanted to finish it in one day, the way his brother did, but he didn't quite make it.

He did go for a bike ride.

And work with his brother on learning to make in-game videos in Minecraft.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Wednesday, July 9: 1/180

We officially began our 'school' year today!

Robin began working with Math 3 Home Study Kit: Teacher's EditionMath 3 Home Study Kit: Teacher's Edition by Nancy Larson

This is our year to focus on getting Robin reading!  We started with: Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy LessonsTeach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons by Siegfried Engelmann

and

Letters and Numbers for Me Grade K (Handwriting Without Tears)Letters and Numbers for Me Grade K by Jan Z. Olsen

I read to Robin:

WingsWings by Sneed B. Collard III

and

Who's In My Family?: All About Our FamiliesWho's In My Family?: All About Our Families by Robie H. Harris

Robin exercised and went swimming!

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Vacation: June & early July

We did quite a lot of fun and educational stuff in June and early July, so here is a summary.

We finished our year with MAHC, and attended their annual camping trip at Hickory Run State Park, which included visiting the boulder field, a geologic wonder.

I read to Robin, including:

Spirit Walker (Chronicles of Ancient Darkness #2)Spirit Walker by Michelle Paver



ApplesApples by Ken Robbins



Dogs and CatsDogs and Cats by Steve Jenkins



The Man Who Named the CloudsThe Man Who Named the Clouds by Julie Hannah



The Invisible MooseThe Invisible Moose by Dennis Haseley



We attended a Free at Noon concert at WXPN performed by the band Strand of Oaks.

And went on vacation to our home in Maryland and to Harvey Cedars, New Jersey over the fourth of July weekend.

We had some fun times biking, swimming, etc: