Sunday, January 28, 2018

Thumbnails (148/180)

All the kids attended their MAHC classes.  Here are the boys playing Capture the Flag in the mud and rain:


And D working with clay:


She also got creative with puns this week:


(She gave herself a thumbnail.  Get it?)

W attended Teen Program and played D and D several times.

D attended Aerials circus class.

R and D obtained some currency and sorted through it for interesting finds:



D and W did some baking:



All the kids attended their religious education classes (J learned the story of Noah's Ark):


W, R and D worked with LOF.  J worked with Explode the Code.  W and R read independently.  D practiced reading.

I read to the girls:



LouieLouie by Ezra Jack Keats


Outside Over ThereOutside Over There by Maurice Sendak


That's Not My MonsterThat's Not My Monster by Fiona Watt


Blue Hat, Green Hat (Boynton Board Books)Blue Hat, Green Hat by Sandra Boynton


Penny and Her MarblePenny and Her Marble by Kevin Henkes


The Legend of the Indian PaintbrushThe Legend of the Indian Paintbrush by Tomie dePaola

This week included 5 days of instruction.

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Terracotta Warriors (143/180)

All the kids attended their MAHC classes:

R in Capture the Flag (indoor games version)

D in winter crafts

R in lego minifig customization.

W attended Teen Program and played D and D.

D attended an Aerials class.

We went to the Terracotta Warriors exhibit at the Franklin Institute, saw a film about the Galapagos Islands, rode the Sky Bike and visited various exhibits:









We attended a birthday party which included a good walk and active time on a playground:



All the kids attended their religious education classes.

W, R and D worked with LOF. 

W read independently: 

The HolyThe Holy by Daniel Quinn

R read independently.  D practiced reading.  J worked with Explode the Code.  I read to the girls.

This week included 5 days of instruction.


Sunday, January 14, 2018

Puzzle (138/180)

We got together with friends we hadn't seen since before the holidays.

D restarted circus Aerials class!  W played D and D.

And all the kids went to a trampoline park!



D, R and W went to their religious education classes.

J and D spent a lot of time (as is their wont) crafting in creative ways:


And we all worked on a puzzle.  Admittedly, I may have been the most excited about it as it was a favorite from my childhood.  But everybody contributed at least a little bit:

Boo for missing pieces!

W, R, and D worked with LOF.  D completed: Life of Fred: EdgewoodLife of Fred: Edgewood by Stanley F. Schmidt.

J worked with Explode the Code and completed:

Get Ready for the Code - Book aGet Ready for the Code - Book a by Nancy Hall

W and R read independently.  D practiced reading including this book:

Peg And Ted (Bob Books For Beginning Readers, Set 1)Peg And Ted by Bobby Lynn Maslen

I read to the girls:


Tough BorisTough Boris by Mem Fox


Cars and Trucks and Things That GoCars and Trucks and Things That Go by Richard Scarry


The Paper Bag PrincessThe Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch


Gypsy Girl's Best ShoesGypsy Girl's Best Shoes by Anne F. Rockwell

This week included 5 days of instruction.

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Snow (for the 4th time this winter) (133/180)

There was snow and so much cold.  D and J spent a lot of time playing in the snow with our neighbors:



W played Dungeons and Dragons.

R, D, and J attended their religious education classes.

W, R, and D worked with LOF.

J finished Get Ready for the Code - Book aGet Ready for the Code - Book a by Nancy Hall!

W and R read independently.  D practiced reading.

I read to the girls: 

FlotsamFlotsam by David Wiesner


Journey (Journey Trilogy, #1)Journey by Aaron Becker


We worked on a puzzle.

This week included 4 days of instruction.