Oh Spring, you're such a distraction!! I'm very happy to be able to spend these early days of the spring-like weather outside with my kids.
Here's what we did this week:
The girls sat down and did some school work, finally! Last week was a blur, and they didn't get much accomplished. Monday was difficult because it was like getting back at it after a long break. Oops. Anywhooo, they finally did some work. It was a challenge. Around 11:00, I threw together some lunches, ran to Fleet Farm to get rubber boots for the girls, and left for an hour long drive to farm class. It's their favorite part of the year! It's 8 weeks of fabulous farm lessons. They are in separate classes (by age). Since it was the first day of the class, they toured the farm, looked at all the (pregnant!) farm animals, and spent time in the kitchen. Elise's class made pancakes, and Millie's class made cinnamon scones. I can't wait for them to bring home the recipes so they can cook for me!
SciGirls day! Elise spent the day with her good friend. I'm so thankful her family was willing to watch Elise; it's hard to find a sitter during the day. They did some science experiments, cooked lunch together, and went to the park. Fun! SciGirls was awesome, as usual. The girls did some taste testing, and tried to figure out why some people like certain veggies, and some people don't. Then, we had someone from Mad Science MN come in to teach the girls about chemistry. The experiments were really cool!
|Looking for rare stones in the asphalt ;)|
Well, this was the day that I found out that we need to spend more time on math, with Millie. She had a math test, and couldn't even finish it. Grrrr. I'm not sure what's going on, but I think the answer is to do math every.single.day. Even on weekends. Bud took the afternoon off from work, and we went to the MN Zoo. It was such a nice day!
This weekend will bring a fun 4-H event for Millie, Share the Fun auditions for Elise & Millie,
and probably a lot of playing in the neighborhood. If I have it my way, we'll go to the condo and start packing up our things to get it decluttered and ready to put on the market soon!
Find out what other homeschoolers did this week, here.