Friday as we finished up our week with How to Bake an Apple Pie and See the World, we put our lapbook together as well. We had a fun week with apples! Here are a few pictures of our lapbook. The front of our lapbooks (the cover came from the FIAR digital store Fold-N-Learn) The first inside page (most of these printables came from HSS) I found some cute apple stickers at the Apple Barn, so we did a little math with our stickers! I told the girls problems and they wrote them down and then ... Read More about Our Apple Lapbook
Our ants FINALLY came in the mail…so we are ready to do our ant unit! I think it will be a lot of fun watching the ants and learning about them throughout the week. (We bought an ant farm months ago and sent off for our ants. Well, they can’t mail them when the temperature is too hot, so it took this long for the temps to go down in our area and for them to be able to send them.) Our FIAR title will be Truman’s Aunt Farm. Yes, I spelled the word “aunt.” This book will lead us to a discussion ... Read More about Ants! Truman’s Aunt Farm!
Our week with apples has been so fun and yummy, yummy! Today we took a little trip to Carver’s Apple Orchard! It’s a very pretty orchard out in the mountains. Their sign boasts that they carry 100 different types of apples! Wow! I didn’t even realize there were that many types! We may not have seen 100 kinds, but we saw a lot! A little treat of fried apple pie and apple cider! Our happy little group Tomorrow to finish up our apple week we will be baking an apple pie with Aunt Valerie! ... Read More about The Apple Orchard
Hannah and I started a new project tonight! I had been trying to figure out a way to keep the pictures of nature we have seen together. Well, I love to scrapbook, so this seemed like a wonderful idea to me! Scrapbooking our nature pictures! The pictures we are using are pictures we have taken ourselves on our nature walks, so these are things we see in our own neighborhood and area. I had some of our recent nature pictures printed off and have been waiting to find a good way to use them. I ... Read More about Nature Scrapbook
We finished our frog unit this week and put together our lapbook today! I love the cover that Molly created for homeschool share, super cute! Most of what we did came from the homeschool share unit and lapbook on frogs! Here is what the inside looks like. The inside of the booklet Frog or Tadpole. This was a great activity for the girls. I would read off a sentence and they would decide if that characteristic belonged to a frog or a tadpole. The back of the lapbook had several worksheet ... Read More about Frog Lapbook