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Mini Worlds for Grade 2 Science

My daughter, who is in grade 2, has to learn earth, air and soil this year as part of her science. Since the fall I have had her become more aware of clouds, wind, rain and the snow by taking photo’s and asking her lots of questions.

I also had her build a terrarium and monitor it.

First we took a very quick (3 hours) shopping trip to the garden center with a budget of $20.00 (we end up spending about $50.00) with the plan of getting just a few plants (we got 13 including a venus fly trap).

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Potatoes – A Threat to Take Seriously

Home learning is really fun but at times gets a little difficult.

This week I used the big threat.

No, the big threat.

It’s actually bigger than that, I used

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Word-eee Wednesdays

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Pocket Garden – share the seeds.

Are you like me?

Do you buy a ton of books for your children too?

I buy my children books all the time. They finish the book in a day and then it just sits there on the shelf itself becoming a book end.

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3 in 30

So this past week was the first week of back to partial home learning. We woke up late on Tuesday and then again on Thursday which are the days the kids go to their actual school.  I dragged my butt the each of those mornings which made for a doing nothing day but not meaning to. (there is still piles of clean laundry on my couch and scraps of paper in every corner and the kids room floor is made up of pet shops and halo figures) Normally when the kids actually go to school I do some errands and/or cleaning and calling of friends and what not. It totally was not my intention to stay curled up with my favorite blanket and watch the Dusk channel all day.

I had bad dreams last night.

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Reason Why I Homeschool – 1 of hundreds? thousands? or million’s…we’ll see.

Read the  conversation here Ken Robinson: Changing Education Paradigms

Really, I can’t think of anything more to say. Even if I could I can never say it so elegantly than Ken Robinson.


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