The kids were very co-operative, so we could get out to the skate-park. It was wonderfully deserted- compared to the crowded/crazy conditions during the summer.
It's P.E. - I love that.
It got a little wild in the puppet area.
Her creative stories are a little too realistic sometimes...
-Mr. Squirrel, who was playing the part of Mr. hedgehog...met his demise. Darn food-chain!
We went home for lunch and then finished up a few subjects- History and phonics. We are doing Headsprout phonics this year, it is an on-line program...and I have to say, we finally have a winner. I looove it.
For History, we are using Tapestry of Grace- our assignment for today was reading about the Indus Valley in the Usborne Encylopedia of the Ancient World. It didn't go over very well with the littles...
I found it really dry, also.
Wednesday, I tackled it using Story of the World- much more interesting and memorable.
Once we were done, we headed over to my parent's pool for some summer-time fun.
And, I counted it as P.E.
(just between you and me, 'kay? - they thought they were just having fun...)
Our bonus student, Teddy is on the far left-and his mom is sitting next to me.
We had a great first day back, and I actually got most of my record-keeping done, too;