We still had some cool mornings and lots of wind,
but at least we got outside every day:)
Fresh air with plenty of time to run and play changes everything.
as I type this, we are expecting snow again!
Will winter ever end?!
5. Of course, the big pile of dirt in our yard was a close second!
6.-9. Climbing trees and exploring the castle at the park.
10. Scattergories every night...our new nightly tradition. So far, this mama is undefeated;)
11. My cousin was by for a visit, and M. showed him how to play a new song on the guitar.
12. "Research" for M.'s cupcake business...my favorite kind of research!
13.-15. Loving on my niece on her first birthday. I still can't believe she is one!
Westward exploration and expansion
Daniel Boone bio
Bears (research), Owls (the girls went on a hunt for owl pellets to dissect and found some in the field by the barn)
Piano/guitar lessons (A. & M.), ukulele (M. is learning on her own:)
Animal care- horses, bunnies, hens, dogs, and cat
Tour the World video
Starfall (just for the littles:)
Thomas Jefferson bio
Scattergories...every night before bed:)
Practical math- shopping, fractions, budgeting, cooking, egg business; Plus A. is almost finished with Mastering Math Essentials Book II (a book she chose to complete:)
Talent show/art expo with our homeschool group- both older girls displayed some of their photos
Journaling pages- the older girls and I are doing these together before bedtime
Oregon trail- I loved this game when I was younger:) It's so fun to see the girls enjoy it too!
American Bible Challenge
Prairie River series (A.)
Sisters in Time series (M.)
Little House in the Big Woods (re-reading it again at bedtime)
My First Little House series (for the littles)
“True learning-learning that is permanent and useful,that leads to intelligent action and further learning, can arise only out of the experience, interest, and concerns of the learner.”
Looking forward to spring, warmer weather, and archery lessons next week!