MAURETANIA, 1918, Bain News Service, publisher (Library of Congress) Learning about the past The way I learned history was to memorize dates, events, and the main people involved. As an adult, I can’t say that I remembered more than just the basics and I didn’t really understand how Art, … [Read more...] about World War 1
I am one of those people that really does like math. There is always an answer, even if I don’t know it, and Math is rarely subjective. Although memorizing basic math facts is a crucial foundation, I also want my kids to understand how the equations work. My … [Read more...] about Counting By 2’s and Doubles Math Facts
I have been looking at all the interesting backgrounds that photographers use when taking pictures and we decided we needed to have a few for our website. We decided to make a worn-looking painted one and a natural wood one. Table top #1: Painted table top Table top #2: Natural with … [Read more...] about 2 Photography Surfaces from Wooden Pallets
My teenage daughters wanted to build something and since the Corona-virus hit, we have been on a bit of a budget, so we made this mini garden with some wooden pallets that we already had. This project took us about 3 days, working for 3 or 4 hours a day, so about 12 hours total. Materials 3 … [Read more...] about Raised Bed Mini Garden
“In essence, kinesthetic learners process information best when they are physically engaged during the learning process.” - The Study Gurus When I started homeschooling my oldest child (we did a hybrid homeschool option where he spent 2 weekdays at school and 3 weekdays at home doing lessons with … [Read more...] about Tips from a Kinesthetic Learner
One of the things that has been so helpful is to “see” how math works, instead of just memorizing flashcards. So here is how we make our life size 10-frame. Materials 5 Large Recycled boxes (pizza boxes are the best for this project) or more OR the inside of paper bags 2 … [Read more...] about Adding to 10 – Life Size!