Using Creepy Crawlies and the Scientific Method

Last week we captured a bunch of Rollie Pollies and placed them in a terrarium. Today we started our first experiment using Creepy Crawlies and the Scientific Method: More Than 100 Hands-On Science Experiments for Children. I wanted to study bugs with my boys this year because neither of them…

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A Typical Day with Mathematical Reasoning Curriculum

I discovered the Mathematical Reasoning curriculum over a year ago. In Kindergarten I used Horizon math and my son hated it. By the end of his Kindergarten year I discovered that he learned best by thinking and analyzing. When I discovered that I went off on an internet search to…

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Sequential Spelling

We had our first experience with Sequential Spelling today. Sequential Spelling is a bit different from your standard spelling curriculum.  Instead of having a weekly test, you are “tested” each day.   The premise is that progressing through the daily tests will help your child become familiar with patterns of spelling.…

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