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Our Human Body Unit

Here is a peek at our unit on the Human Body! Our Book List: The Big Beginner Books About Me, by Dr. Seuss My Five Senses, by Aliki From Head to Toe, by Eric Carle How Many Teeth?, by Paul Showers My Hands, by Aliki Magic School Bus: Inside the Human Body, by Joanna Cole We worked on it over the course of 4 weeks, and Haden really enjoyed it.  We used the Me & My Body book from our Explore and Learn... read more

Mr. Popper’s Penguins: Our Unit Study

Those of you that read the Peek at My Week: Community post, know that I am officially not a huge fan of the book Mr. Popper’s Penguins. Such a  strange ending… However, we did have a lot of fun working on our unit study. I found this Literature Unit for the book on the Confessions of a Homeschooler blog. $2. You can’t beat that! Unless you wanna design your own for free… and I... read more

SEEING the Ocean: Our Ocean Unit Study

2 days left and we will be SEEING the ocean! Smelling it. Hearing it. To build up the suspense and excitement of our upcoming trip to Key West and the Bahamas, we have been doing a Ocean Themed Unit for the past 2 weeks. It has been tons of fun, and with summer right around the corner, I figured someone might find this interesting! Our Book List: Hello Ocean, by Pam Munoz Ryan The Sign of the Seahorse: A... read more

Alpha Betti

We have really been on a role with school lately; I am loving Haden’s new interest in learning. I just happened to check out a book from the library called Alpha Betti, which is about a girl named Betti that goes on a scavenger hunt in her library, and she has to use alphabetical order to find the things that she needs. Afterwards, her teacher gives her a button that says, “Super ABC... read more