This week we enjoyed Letter S Learning Fun! Even though we took off a few days to enjoy an unexpected visit from the boy’s Papa!
It is perfect timing to do T next week for Thanksgiving. I wish I had planned it that way, but honestly … I’m not that smart to plan that far of a year out, and totally undisciplined to stick to that schedule!
Letter S Learning Fun
So … we’re on letter S and I can’t believe I finally remembered to do this one, whoops. The boy absolutely loved it! Trace the letter in a shallow dish of (cheap) shaving cream. I used one of those baking tins – cause I like things easy and contained. Even the boy wanted to
play sculpt in it.
We just got this neat Science Kit, Nature Series: Science on a Garden Adventure. The first experiment is to hydrate soil pellets. Super easy – thankfully. Notice more baking tins “someone” got them on s, s, sale.
I am happy the boys are both working on a subject together. Confession … I haven’t done that much preschool science this year.
Add 12 other “S” books and you have one happy preschooler. (Instagram)
After cleaning up our old shelves for the new ones the boy constructed – we set up our Tabletop Pocket Chart and Letter S Learning Fun flash cards.
Star Window Art
I created a tissue star paper cut out because I’m reviewing Star of Bethlehem Family Unit Study by Kerry Beck with the boy.
This is an interesting study discovering the Star of Bethlehem. First we learned the difference of astronomy vs astrology. My son and I were surprised there are so many clear warnings in the bible concerning God’s feelings about astrology.
The lesson naturally lead into a healthy discussion of how easy it is to fall into a trap of worshiping Creation rather than the Creator. I was thankful the study encouraged my son to share concerns about idolatry in his heart. Which is an appropriate conversation for a 9yr old who is constantly pressured into believing he needs the latest Lego toys and electronics.
We read of God’s perfect timing and powerful control over the Universe.
I’m not going to share the rest of the study, because you’ll be amazed at what is explained in an astronomy lesson and the book of Revelation! Kerry Beck does a stellar job presenting this information for our children!