Our Homeschool Schedule

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First Day of School

Well, today’s the day. Our first day back to school. I guess I should say our first day back to a full workload. One of the benefits of homeschooling is that you can gradually ease your way back into a full schedule. We started adding schoolwork to our morning routine about two weeks ago. So, today shouldn’t be a total shock to the system {for the kids […]

Book List of Read-Aloud Animal Stories

Book list of animal books for kids.

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I am currently reading Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes to the kids in the evenings. It’s a delightfully fun book with a little bit of mystery and suspense. You know it’s a good book when the kids beg for one more chapter because they can’t wait to find out what happens next.

While pondering the books we’ve read this school year, it occurred to me that we’ve been reading a […]

Art Tuesday – An American in Paris

An American in Paris

Welcome to Art Tuesday!

Yes, I know today is Wednesday and I haven’t posted a project for a couple of weeks, but we’ve had lots of stuff going on and our art project kept getting pushed to the side. The kids were thrilled when I announced that we would do one today :).

Today, we’ll study the painting on page 16 of the book Can You Hear It? by William Lach. This is super exciting […]

Art Tuesday – Ocean Life

Ocean Life

Welcome to Art Tuesday!

I’m so sorry for not posting a project the last couple of weeks. We’ve had an unusual schedule for few weeks and Tuesdays just slipped by before I realized I was supposed to post a project. Thankfully, things have settled down a bit and we’re back on track.

Today, we’ll study the painting on page 19 of the book Can You Hear It? by William Lach. Here are links to the […]

Art Tuesday – Winter

Winter Landscape

Welcome to Art Tuesday!

Even though we’ve been enjoying very mild temperatures here in Ohio, it is still winter. Therefore, we will study the painting on page 12 of the book Can You Hear It? by William Lach today. Here are links to the pieces of art and music in case you weren’t able to purchase your book, yet.

Art

A Winter Landscape with Skaters and a Bird Trap

Music

The Four Seasons : […]

Art Tuesday – Bee & Chrysanthemums

Chrysanthemums and Bee

Welcome to Art Tuesday!

We’ve been enjoying beautiful weather over the past several days. Today, in anticipation of spring, we will study the painting on page 12 of the book Can You Hear It? by William Lach. Here are links to the pieces of art and music in case you weren’t able to purchase your book, yet.

Art

Chrysanthemums

Music

The Flight of the Bumblebee by Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov

 

Discussion

Our piece of art […]

Art Tuesday – Kitties into Mischief

Clara with Cat

Welcome to Art Tuesday!

Today, we will study the painting on page 27 of the book Can You Hear It? by William Lach. Here are links to the piece of art and music in case you weren’t able to get ahold of a book, yet.

Art

My Little White Kitties into Mischief

Music

Comic Duet for Two Cats, attributed to Rossini

 

Discussion

Aren’t the kittens adorable? Here are some questions you might want […]

Art Tuesday – The Elephant

Elephant Art

 

Welcome to Art Tuesday!

Today, we will study the painting on page 28 of the book Can You Hear It? by William Lach. Here are links to the piece of art and music in case you weren’t able to get ahold of a book, yet.

Art

Prince Riding on an Elephant

Music

The Carnival of the Animals: The Elephant, by Camille Saint-Saens

Discussion

There are so many interesting details in this picture. Have […]