Category Archives: Homeschool

PERPETUAL CALENDAR

New year, new calendar! What fun my daughter had creating this perpetual calendar.  This finished calendar now hangs on the wall in our homeschool room. Here’s how to make your own.First draw 5 different sized circles on large paper by … Continue reading

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HAPPY MARTINMAS

“I carry a light within me A brightly burning flame Though dark may try to win me It ever shines the same It guides me through uncertainty It warms the wintry weather And brings to every burden The lightness of … Continue reading

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FIRST GRADE, A REVIEW

The end of our first year homeschooling, and what a year we had!  Happy to say we fared well. Here, our weather tree is a symbol of our journey. We started in September with a bare tree on a very … Continue reading

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FIRST GRADE HOMESCHOOL

Well, we officially started first grade homeschool today.  What fun!  “Big” kid circle time games include clapping, stomping and using beanbags to learn numbers, letters and poems.  Learning verses and songs through movement.  Beginning our year with form drawing, an … Continue reading

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CROWN OF SANTA LUCIA

Through the brightness of Saint Lucia, light and hope are celebrated on Santa Lucia Day. This holiday marks the longest night of the year, as well the beginning of the Christmas season in Sweden and many other countries.  Light, on … Continue reading

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DRAGON BREAD

As part of our home schooling each year, we make dragon bread for Michaelmas, decorating the monster with dried fruit and nuts.  We like to use pumpkin seeds for spikes! Michaelmas is celebrated in honor of Saint Michael, who was … Continue reading

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HOMESCHOOL TREASURES

The decision of educating our children crept up on us. When our first daughter turned three, we were faced… Continue reading

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