Monday was Labor Day and I decided to have class as usual. We didn't have much planned for the holiday so I didn't want to waste that day knowing that I would need/ want to have another day off in the future. We did take a family photo and I let the boys dress in costumes (a Labor Day tradition). They chose scrubs so we called them doctors and dentists. I talked a little with them about the meaning of Labor Day and as part of our Letter D week our theme of the day was doctors and dentists.
our family on Labor Day 2015
Cruz doing math
Ben playing with our Math U See blocks while I worked with Cruz on numbers.
Matching up capital letters with lower case letters
Painting dots on Letter D
Cruz's letters he made out of modeling clay
A worksheet I made him. He had to color the side that had the most dots.
Wednesday was our dolphin themed day. They loved watching videos about dolphins and then making this craft. They have since begged me to take them over to the pool so that they can "swim like dolphins".
Also on Wednesday we drew our letters in the dirt.
We then made a dirt themed snack. Here is Cruz crushing Oreo cookies for our snack.
They loved it!
Thursday was duck day. Here is our duck craft we made.
Our Bible verse was Psalm 118:1. Here is Cruz saying it.
Dogs was our theme for Friday. Here is our dog craft.
And of course Cruz wanted his face painted like a dog.
And here is our school room door on Friday all decorated for Independence Day. It includes the national bird, flower, flag, map, and instruments of Guatemala. We are looking forward to a fun day of celebration next Tuesday!
Our science theme this month is Exploring Water. This week we talked about volume and learned that water can change shape when poured into different containers. I don't know how I didn't take any pictures (maybe because every day involved water, ha) but I'll try to do better next week.
So that's our week. It's been another good one. Homeschooling is hard and takes a lot out of me but it sure is fun!!!