Category Archives: homeschooling

The Card Caddy

Last week I got an email ad for a fabric store and the picture for on sale licensed fabric showed a device for holding playing cards. I knew right away that I needed to make one for Wallace! And since … Continue reading

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The Scrambled States of America Game

For the summer, we loosely focused on reading, games, and geography (while also working through leftover math pages from Math U See Beta). That lead me to searching for geography related books and games and ultimately to The Scrambled States … Continue reading

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Protected: First Day of 3rd Grade

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Third Grade – Online Public School

I decided that this year I couldn’t handle homeschooling on my own. The Partnership Wallace attended in person for most of 1st grade, we did only part time online last year. And this year it just wasn’t going to work. … Continue reading

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Hike It

We live near a small nature preserve and used to regularly visit it for hikes and classes. The classes were canceled due to the pandemic and hikes weren’t going to happen because my left leg has been declining in function … Continue reading

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Protected: Chapter Books

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Book Tracking

I decided, over a month in, that I should keep track of the books I read for the year. It’s been many years since I’ve done it and not only is it nice to look back on, but with my … Continue reading

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Monarchs!

A couple weeks ago, we were shown how to find monarch eggs by some friends at the nature preserve class. We have tons of milkweed in the undeveloped area around us, so when we were out for a walk, I … Continue reading

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MicroBlog Monday: Lego

Wallace is finally at the age where he loves Lego! It has been a blast to get to share them with him and watch his creativity and problem solving at their best. His fine motor and conceptualizing skills are amazing, … Continue reading

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MicroBlog Monday: Get Outside!

It is spring here in Michigan, which means we just had snow and freezing rain after two weeks of gorgeous weather. Ha! I’ve been making a point to get us outside as much as possible, which sometimes means loitering around … Continue reading

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