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Preschool Letter G
We painted (bible): David & Goliath (giant), Adam & Even (garden/God) coloring pages from What’s In The Bible – love these, definitely a favorite! We painted (letter G): Homeschool Creations ABC Printables - more free favorites! (tip: send art work to grandparents! They love receiving “snail mail”, seeing children’s masterpieces, and you do not have to store it!)
More Tactile / Kinetic Work: shaped play doh G, glued grass to our letter G’s, rolled dice to match w/ correct “g”umballs & played big G little g (all to I Heard it Thru the “G”rapevine – toss bean bag onto letter act out a big or small animal – hilarious).
Geography Matters – we’re getting into elements, minerals, and rocks. The boy is ALL excited and my geeky chemistry loving heart is enjoying this part too (maybe even showing off what I remember from the Periodic Table)! New favorite rock – Basalt!?!
Science Sunday – we picked up a few books at the Target $1 aisle and started reading The Wizard of Oz. Which naturally lead to a discussion on twisters, tornado alley, and trying to create our own twister. (bottle water, glitter, legos).
Lego Geography – I shared last week how much fun we’re having reading Childrens Amazing Places Encyclopedia and learning about new places around the world. Plus constructing them with legos! This week he built: The Hoover Dam, Taj Mahal, and the Parthenon.
Maestro Classics – we’re starting to listen to the cds again throughout the day. (during their independent work) It’s a bit hilarious they started shouting during Swan Lake “they stole this! This is Sonic Winter Games on Wii”, I had to explain who was stealing from whom!
Personally – I upgraded to my 1st “smartphone” it’s an android – light years past my regular “texting” phone! (so if the pics look a bit wonky I’ve been
goofing addicted to instagram).
I’ve been playing Pandora (christian stations) during the day. I have absolutely no good reason why I haven’t been doing this regularly. I usually play it when we’re cleaning – but to hear little voices sing while coloring / painting / building … it’s precious! I’m still choosing joy! Currently reading: How to Have a HEART for Your Kids and scripture hunting at Pursue the Word
Proud soccer mom (both boys scored goals this past weekend .. into the correct goals!)