Sunday, June 17, 2018

Cousins (180 + 14 weeks)

R went to parkour.

All the kids attended their last day of MAHC classes, closing with field day games!



We had family visiting from out of town so we visited a working hobby farm in Central PA.

W attended his final day of Teen Coop classes, completing a final project for Evolution.



We scattered the kids' great-grandparents ashes at their church:


And did lots of swimming, sand-building, and kayaking at the beach:


The girls made Father's Day cards, with some help on spelling from W:



W, R, and D worked with LOF.

W read independently.  R read with support.  D and J practiced reading.

D worked with Handwriting Without Tears, and J worked with Explode the Code.

I read to the girls:



Gregor Mendel: The Friar Who Grew PeasGregor Mendel: The Friar Who Grew Peas by Cheryl Bardoe


Puppy!Puppy! by Keith Graves


Sunday, June 10, 2018

Showcase (180 +13 weeks)

R went to parkour.

The kids all attended their MAHC classes.

W attended his Teen Program classes.  D went to circus class, J went to ballet.  W went to D and D.

J danced in a ballet Showcase!

Here she is on stage:


D attended her religious education class.

W, R and D worked with LOF.

W read independently.  R read with support:Trouble RiverTrouble River by Betsy Byars.  D and J practiced reading.

D worked with Handwriting Without Tears.

J worked with Explode the Code.

I read to the girls:

Lili at BalletLili at Ballet by Rachel Isadora

New Shoes for SilviaNew Shoes for Silvia by Johanna Hurwitz

Triangle and Circle: How Embracing Each Others Differences Can Lead to Beautiful FriendshipTriangle and Circle: How Embracing Each Others Differences Can Lead to Beautiful Friendship by Sarah Claxton

Mucumber McGee and the Lunch Lady's LiverMucumber McGee and the Lunch Lady's Liver by Patrick Loehr


Pocket Full of Colors: The Magical World of Mary Blair, Disney Artist ExtraordinairePocket Full of Colors: The Magical World of Mary Blair, Disney Artist Extraordinaire by Amy Guglielmo



Sunday, June 3, 2018

Balance beam (180 + 12 weeks)

R went to parkour.

All the kids attended their MAHC classes.

W attended his teen program classes.  D went to circus and J went to ballet (twice).



W played D and D.

The girls made themselves a balance beam:




W and R attended a sleepover with the junior youth group.  D and J attended their religious education classes.

W, R and D worked with LOF.

W read independently:A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet, #1)A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle.  R read with support.  D practiced reading.  J mastered
Peg And Ted (Bob Books For Beginning Readers, Set 1)Peg And Ted by Bobby Lynn Maslen.

D worked with Handwriting Without Tears.  J worked with Explode the Code.

I read to the girls:
The Secret Life of Walter KittyThe Secret Life of Walter Kitty by Barbara Jean Hicks


Leopardpox!Leopardpox! by Orna Landau


Who Wants to Be a Princess?: What It Was Really Like to Be a Medieval PrincessWho Wants to Be a Princess?: What It Was Really Like to Be a Medieval Princess by Bridget Heos


Swimming with Sharks: The Daring Discoveries of Eugenie ClarkSwimming with Sharks: The Daring Discoveries of Eugenie Clark by Heather Lang.