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Art History Outings At The VMFA: Ancient & Classical Greece

This month’s outing will take a look at the the art and architecture of ancient and classical Greece. I’ve prepared two scavenger hunts to help us engage with the art more fully! One will be easy even for little children … Continue reading

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Construction Truck Preschool: Roller Printable

If the house site is set back from the road or there’s been a lot of digging and earth-moving a contractor would bring in a roller to smooth things down and pack the earth for a solid driveway. Perhaps while … Continue reading

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Construction Truck Preschool: Dump Truck and Printable

This week’s construction truck is a dump truck. Bull chose to make his truck purple since that is his favorite color. Materials: 1 sheet each of purple (or another color), black and brown construction paper 1 sheet of cardstock to … Continue reading

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Unit Studies: The Life of Plants

Mouse started her new Science Unit today. I’ve been working on compiling it for a while (and I have some more to do) but I had enough done that I could let her start! I’m mostly trying to introduce her … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday in Advent:Love

Sunday Psalms 24, 29  8, 84 Isa. 42:1-12 Eph. 6:10-20 John 3:16-21 Monday Psalms 61, 62  112, 115 Isa. 11:1-9 Rev. 20:1-10 John:5:30-47 Tuesday Psalms 66, 67  116, 117 Isa 11:10-16 Rev. 20:11–21:8 Luke 1:5-25 Wednesday Psalms … Continue reading

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Third Sunday in Advent:Joy

“Joy to the world! The Lord is Come” Sunday Psalms 63:1-8(9-11), 98  103 Isa. 13:6-13 Heb. 12:18-29 John 3:22-30 Monday Psalms 41, 52  44 Isa. 8:16–9:1 2 Pet. 1:1-11 Luke 22:39-53 Tuesday Psalms 45  47, 48 Isa. … Continue reading

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Second Sunday in Advent: Preparation

“Let every heart, Prepare Him room” Sunday Psalms 148, 149, 150  114, 115 Isa. 5:1-7 2 Pet. 3:11-18 Luke 7:28-35 Monday Psalms 25  9, 15 Isa. 5:8-12, 18-23 1 Thess. 5:1-11 Luke 21:20-28 Tuesday Psalms 26, 28  … Continue reading

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First Sunday in Advent

This year all of the Sundays in Advent fall within the month of December. Since the children and I have started doing the short form of Morning Prayer (from the Episcopal Book of Common Prayer) after breakfast I’ve been looking … Continue reading

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Behavioral Charting

One of the things that I find most difficult as a mother is being consistent with child-training. Sometimes I feel like no matter how much I train on an issue it is not getting better (and may be getting worse) … Continue reading

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Tweaking the Schedule

Now that all of our traveling is over for a while, we’ve jumped back into “full-time” school! F is just beginning second grade (about 40 lessons in) and Su is just finishing first (about 40 lessons left) and W is … Continue reading

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