A Friday ritual. A single photo - no words - capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. If you're inspired to do the same, leave a link to your 'moment' in the comments at SouleMama.
We took another look at Missouri because the Hutchins of Little Homeschool on the Prairie sent us a postcard from Missouri. We enjoyed ice cream cones and Double Chocolate Gooey Butter Cake to celebrate this state.
We also learned about Idaho and had a Baked Potato bar dinner to celebrate.
HistoryWe learned about
The Alamo (1836),
the Mexican-American War (1846–48),
and the 8th and 9th Presidents, Martin Van Buren and William Henry Harrison
We had fun with some rock cycle projects, using sugar cubes,
We had fun with Base Ten Unifix patterns.
He explored the number six today.
He just picks a number to explore and adds the cubes to the place value board in groups of that number. Once he reaches ten cubes on the right-hand side, he snaps them together and puts them on the left-hand side.
Here is his cubes once he had added 6 five times.
We are reading...
Mother's Day was spent at my mother's house, where we also saw my brother Phil and my sister-in-law, Brenda.