Friday, October 28, 2011

Thursday October 27

Kids harvested the green beans from the garden
Elle finished Explode the Code book 3 (lessons 12 and 13)
Mickey's Halloween Party

Tuesday October 25

Elle started piano lessons
We found a sweat bee and read about them in the North American field guide to insects

Friday October 21

Field trip to ONP to learn about mammals

Thursday October 20

Field Trip to Green Meadows Farm

Tuesday October 18

Elle did Lesson 11 in Explode the Code book 3
Justin made a straw tower

October 14-16

LLL conference in St. Pete
Visited the Clearwater Aquarium to see Winter (the dolphin with the prosthetic fin) and Great Expectations Children's Museum
First drum circle

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Wednesday October 12

Elle finished Lesson 9 and did Lesson 10 in Explode the Code book 3, made us a snack and wrote an email to her grandfather
Justin made pumpkin coins

Sunday October 9

Did lesson one in the workbook for La Clase Divertida and watched the DVD for lesson two

Saturday October 8

Elle practiced her spelling words and made us a snack
Read Dr. Seuss' My Many Colored Days and Hooray for Diffendoofer Day and Kermit the Hermit by Bill Peet

Friday October 7

Justin made a frame with popsicle sticks
We researched millipedes in the Florida field guide and North American field guide to insects and spiders
Read Arthur's Lost and Found, D.W. Rides Again, and Arthur and the New Baby by Marc Brown, Hooray for Diffendoofer Day and Daisy Head Mayzie by Dr. Seuss
Did the DK sentence puzzles

We  still don't know what this worm is!

Saturday October 1

Read the Backyardigans Mission to Mars and Patricia Polacco's Meteor and learned about meteorites
Read Bravo! Amelia Bedelia, Kermit the Hermit by Bill Peet, and D.W. Rides Again by Marc Brown
Elle read the Berenstain Bears Ride the Thunderbolt and the Bears' Picnic