Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Homeschool Week 14

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Our silly Elf on the Shelf :)

Monday - Today, we read "Where Love Grows" from Tyndale's Advent email, and we learned to pray for those who are less fortunate and who need God's love.

Monday - G did Lesson 2 on ABCmouse today and learned about numbers 7 through 10. 

Tuesday - Today's math lesson was about what a sum is, (the answer to an equation when you add two groups together) and B worked on some addition equations.

Wednesday - B did Lesson 40 on ABCmouse called Peanut Gallery, and he learned about nonstandard measurement by measuring objects with other objects, how tall and wide something is, and addition with tens and ones place value.

Thursday - We had a family game night and played G's favorite board game, Spiderman 3 Sorry!

Friday - B did Lesson 41 on ABCmouse called Birds with Pilati, and did some addition and subtraction equations.  We also made some Hershey's Smores brownies for Grandma's birthday!

Social Studies:

Wednesday - B did Lesson 39 on ABCmouse called Explore the Mountains.

Thursday - We played Great States Junior today and the boys learned not only about the states, but also reinforced their color, number, letter and shape skills!

Monday - We did an Advent lesson today called Advent in the Beginning from Focus on the Family, and actually got a Science lesson out of it!  We learned about Apollo 8 and the first pictures of the moon taken on Christmas Eve 1968.

Wednesday - The boys learned about some animals that live in the mountains such as a bald eagle, bighorn sheep, deer mouse, red fox, snowshoe hare, and peregrine falcon.

Thursday - We went to Bass Pro Shops today and got to meet Santa! They had many of the games available on floor display for children to play with so we got in some STEM with archery, shooting, and racing cars around a track.  They also love looking at all the fish and the animals on display.

Language Arts:
Monday - G did Lesson 1 on ABCmouse called Reading: Letters Aa-Bb.  We also read Sam and the Firefly by P.D. Eastman. 

Tuesday - B worked on short a sounds in his workbook, and also went over sight words that start with ap and ar.  He also worked on phonics for words that start with y, z, and qu.  G did Lesson 7 in 100 Easy Lessons, and he learned phonics for t, and how to sound out at, met, and et.

Wednesday - B's sight word today was may, and he worked on words with the blend sound beginning with sn,  (snake, snowman, snorkel, snap, snail, snow) and also long and short vowel sounds.

Thursday - We went to a Scholastic warehouse sale today and the boys were able to get a few things for themselves, but also helped to pick out Christmas presents for their cousins.

Friday - G did Lesson 3 on ABCmouse called Reading Letters Cc-Dd and Lesson 8 in 100 Easy Lessons. HIs new words were mat, set, and am.

Tuesday - B wrote qu, y and z. G wrote the letter t and T.

Daddy helping with homeschool :)

Friday - G wrote letters u through z today!

Tuesday - The boys drew some pictures today and also made birthday cards for Grandma and their uncle.

Thursday -  The boys got to decorate a cute snowman bag today at Bass Pro.

Friday - G did Lesson 4 on ABCmouse called Art: Colors in the Mountains and Lakes.  We also went to see my nephew play his JV basketball game and ended the night celebrating Grandma's birthday.

That's our week! Thanks for stopping by to share it with us!





  1. It's always wonderful when Dad helps homeschool, isn't it? I'm gonna go check out your Hershey S'more Brownies. Those sound amazing!

    1. Hi, Erin! I love it when he helps out! The boys also get learning from a different perspective when Dad teaches. The brownies were awesome! Thanks for commenting and hope you have a wonderful weekend :)

  2. You are all doing well, Kelly. Thanks for sharing your homeschooling experiences.
    Blessings to you

    1. Hi, Ifeoma! God is good, and I am blessed to be able to be able to be at home with my sons and homeschool them. Blessings to you as well my friend! Hope you have an amazing weekend and thanks for commenting :)

  3. Such a productive week! I love that your husband helps with homeschooling too! I bet it's a treat for you and the kids as well. Definitely going to check out that smore's brownie recipe. Just the name has my mouth watering! Thanks so much for sharing this on #SHINEbloghop, Kelly! It's so great for you to join us this week!

    1. Hi, Maria and thanks for hosting #SHINEbloghop! It's awesome when he is able to help with homeschool! Hope you enjoy the brownie recipe. They were super yummy! Hope you have a wonderful week and thanks for commenting :)

  4. Sounds like a great week and don't you just love how a trip to Bass Pro shops can be so educational? It amazed me how much fun we had the first time we stopped by one.

    1. Hi, Mother of 3! We had such a blast! It is such an awesome store! Thanks for commenting and hope you have a wonderful week :)