Homeschool

Workboxes

After seeing a friend’s picture on Facebook of her workbox setup for her homeschool, I was inspired to try it myself for our house. I had seen various posts around the internet about it, but always pretty much brushed it off because we live in a small house and currently only have one child in …

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First homeschool workshop

Even though this is our third year homeschooling, I haven’t been able to attend any conferences or workshops. That is about to change. Our state accountability association (required by SC law) is hosting a workshop tomorrow about keeping homeschool records. Now that I type that out, it sounds a bit dry, but I really am …

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Pumpkin picking

The kids and I went pumpkin picking last week for a field trip. It was so much fun. When we got there, we discovered this scarecrow was wearing a bee suit. They had an observation hive there and we all really enjoyed looking at it. Here you can see the queen. She has a green …

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Apple picking

We went apple picking today. It was our first field trip of the year and we really enjoyed it. A good friend of mine and her little girl came with us, and it was a lot of fun. It was just over 90 today but it was absolutely gorgeous. Samuel really enjoyed watching a tractor …

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Samuel’s first lapbook

We’re still new to lapbooking, but we’re really enjoying it so far. I’m absolutely amazed at all the resources out there for lapbooking! This one is about ants. Our science unit for the week last week was Close to the Ground, so we decided to study ants. The only problem is that lapbooking seems to …

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Field trip to the zoo

We took the kids to the zoo for Samuel’s zoo animals unit. My best friend and her daughter came with us. We had a blast. All four of the kids together – the only halfway decent picture we got! My monkeys watching the monkeys The boys thought this tortoise was pretty neat. Samuel wanted to …

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