Monday, April 16, 2012

Our Weekly Wrap-Up

The kids didn't miss a beat this week. I was a bit afraid that the late nights of Spring break were going to catch up on them, turns out it was a great rejuvenator for them. They were ready to tackle those Work Plans and get a bit of structure back into their days.












In Math this week it was all about percentages and multiples. They LOVED the new percentages work, and Ken went on to make a percentages book.






We continue to learn more about Greek Mythology.












We finished reading out read aloud chapter books. I am excited about their new picks that I'll be sharing soon about, They totally turned another page this week as far as independently reading. Their word study work that they repeated was root words,and analogies. With the spelling card Ken did some syllabication work .They read so much we decided it was time for another library visit.











For Geography Ken mostly worked on learning about National Parks and labeled them on a United States Map. DJ did the same as he researched about inventions. The Africa Continent box was used often by DJ as he is switching out objects related to inventions that he has found while doing research.








DJ did a mini report on Uranus and painted the planets. The picture above shows his attempt of making a mobile with the supplies he had on hand.





Illustrating animals in the different classes of the Animal Kingdom.






We went to the Butterfly Garden for some hands on fun with the creatures Ken is learning about. Ken is looking forward to going back soon.


Practical Life








Working on robotic arm edge kit.









Learning the Hows and Whys of haircare and hairstyling.

Linking this post to other Weekly Wrap- Ups hosted by Weird. Unsocialized Homeschoolers . I am also linking up to Montessori Monday hosted by Living Montessori Now

12 comments:

  1. I so love looking at your busy, fun weeks. I love the constellation picture! And the work with sentences...oh,so many good things.

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  2. My son is also into robotics! Which robot kit is that that your son is working with?

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  3. Looks like you guys had fun, I love the butterfly garden too!

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  4. I love the picture of Pegasus and the haircare looks like fun. Lots of learning going on! Have a great weekend!

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  5. Awesome week! You all are doing so much fun stuff.
    Blessings,
    Dawn

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  6. Great pictures! Your homeschool always looks so fun!!!

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  7. I always enjoy seeing all the hands-on stuff that you do! And those notebooking pages. Do you use any special kind of notebook for those pages? Bare Books? I'm considering getting something a little more "special" for next years notebooking. The hair dressing is SO cute! :D

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  8. WOW - what a fun week! Y'all did it all !!

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  9. I love your hair care idea!! What fun. The rest of your week looks great, too. You all are so inspiring. I look forward to my children getting to these stages!

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  10. I love the wonderful variety of activities you have in your homeschool. Hairstyling is such a creative addition and great way to follow an interest! Thanks so much for linking up with Montessori Monday. I featured your post at the Living Montessori Now Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/LivingMontessoriNow

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  11. I love everything, but the hair care is what really caught my attention. What a great mom you are to help your children follow their interest. Be Blessed!

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