Sunday, January 27, 2019

Card games (130/180)

R went to parkour.

Everyone attended their MAHC classes.

D went to Circus.

J went to Hip Hop.

J and D got interested in learning some Spanish.  Here is J working with her Spanish learning app and copying the names of the numbers:



Everyone attended their religious education classes.

W and R worked with LOF.  D and J played Addition War, Make 10, and Blackjack to work on adding up to 10 and adding single digits.

W read independently.  R read with support, completing The Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941 (I Survived, #4)The Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941 by Lauren Tarshis.  D practiced reading, and J mastered
Up, Pup (Bob Books Set 2: Advancing Beginners)Up, Pup by Bobby Lynn Maslen.

D completed Printing PowerPrinting Power by Janice Z. Olsen.  J worked with Explode the Code.

W made dinner for the family, and often baked at night.

W worked with Art History on Khan Academy.

I read to the girls:
The Brave Little TailorThe Brave Little Tailor by Olga Dugina


Foxy in LoveFoxy in Love by Emma Dodd


Sunday, January 20, 2019

Return home (125/180)

R went to parkour and J went to ballet.

All the kids attended their MAHC classes.

D attended circus.

We attended the School Free Players Super Panto!

W played D and D.

All the kids attended their religious education classes.

W read independently.  R read with support.  D mastered Bump! (More Bob Books For Young Readers, Set II, Book 2)Bump! by Bobby Lynn Maslen.  J practiced reading.

W and R worked with LOF.  D completed
Life of Fred: Jelly BeansLife of Fred: Jelly Beans by Stanley F. Schmidt
and J completed Life of Fred: ApplesLife of Fred: Apples by Stanley F. Schmidt.  We began playing some math facts focused card games.  Best one so far is Addition War.  Just like War only you play two cards at a time, and have to add them together to find out who takes the hand!

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

I read to all the kids:
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (The Herdmans #1)The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson.  I read to the girls:
Giant MeatballGiant Meatball by Robert Weinstock


The Amazing Ghost DetectivesThe Amazing Ghost Detectives by Daniel San Souci


Jabari JumpsJabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall


Scaredy SquirrelScaredy Squirrel by Mélanie Watt


Pippi LongstockingPippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren.

This week included 6 days of instruction.


Sunday, January 13, 2019

Texas week 2 (119/180)

This week was more cousins, crafting, bouncing, and a trip to a fantastic playground:





Followed by 2 long days in the car.

And then R, D, and J attended their religious education classes.  D had a part in a small play about King John Sigismund for the whole congregation.  She was also voted president of her class!

Sunday, January 6, 2019

Trampolines (116/180)

We celebrated New Year's Eve and New Year's Day with cousins and friends in MD and VA:



Then we drove for two days to get to Austin, TX.  W and R listened to a lot of Unobscured, a podcast about the Salem Witch Trials.

In Austin, we did a lot of trampolining, playing with cousins, and crafting.  







We attended the United Methodist church one of the kids' aunts is currently working at, enjoying music and ritual.

This week included 2 days of instruction.