Beowulf

This year we will be studying Medieval and Renaissance Era in our History curriculum. Some of our Poetry will be related to that era.  Our co-op will be memorizing a couple of excerpts from “Beowulf”. Last week, we spent some time reading about Beowulf, watching some videos and having some discussion about what this poem [Read On]

Doubles Math Facts

This week we will be introducing the Doubles Facts in our Kindergarten room at our local homeschool group. As I was preparing for the lesson, I looked all around the web for more ideas. I ran into this wonderful idea by Jenae over at I Can Teach My Child. She cut out circles to represent [Read On]

Romulus and Remus by Rudyard Kipling

Since we are studying ancient history this year, our Poetry is related to the topics we are learning about. The founding of Rome is one of the topics we will be covering in the next few weeks, so we will be memorizing the poem “Romulus and Remus” by Rudyard Kipling. I put together this video [Read On]

My Shadow by Robert Louis Stevenson

We love poems by Robert Louis Stevenson. This is a very fun poem for kids. So we decided to work on memorizing this piece of poetry.  I found an animated video of the poem and my kids love watching it. Here are some of the resources I created to go with the poem. 1. Written [Read On]

Length Measurement Conversions

Hello my dear readers! We are working hard on memorizing length measurement conversions. We had fun measuring things around the house and using different measurement units. I created a few resources for my kids to practice and review the conversions. These are the particular conversions we are learning in our local co-op, so that is [Read On]

Star-Spangled Banner

For the next couple of weeks, we will be working on memorizing The Star-Spangled Banner. My plan was to create a few resources like I usually do, but when I looked around, I found plenty of other websites offering free resources to use. So thankful for all the bloggers out there willing to share their [Read On]

Los Vegetales – Vegetables

Our next topic in Spanish class is the vegetables. We are learning basic vocabulary for vegetables in Spanish. Here is the video going over the vocabulary and pronunciation: I created a few sheets to go with this topic. In the link below you will find a document containing the following sheets: 1. Vocabulary sheet 2. [Read On]

Preamble to the Constitution

We are learning a lot about our country’s history. It is very interesting to read and learn about the origins of our country. This week we will be memorizing the Preamble to the Constitution. If you like folder games, you are in luck! 🙂 I created a folder game to help my kids memorize it. I [Read On]

Spanish – The Farm

Our Spanish classes have started. Our first topic is The Farm (La Granja), specifically farm animals. This is a fun topic! Kids naturally love animals, so now we get to learn the words for some of the farm animals in Spanish! I made a short video to review the pronunciation. You can also use this [Read On]

Poetry – The Christening by A. A. Milne

This is the last poem we will be learning this school year! I can’t believe we are almost to the end of the school year! Wow! This year truly flew by! 🙂 This last poem is just a short, fun little poem about a mouse.  Here is the video to help your child memorize it: [Read On]