Thursday, November 1, 2012

Weekly wrap-up: I is for iphone pics

In my life this week…

             " I " is for iphone pics . . . and i'm glad sandy is gone 

(still praying for those affected most) 

                 " I " is for island life 

In our homeschool this week…

              " I " is also for i have rowdy boys 

               " I " is for icky crab critters 

Helpful homeschooling tips or advice to share…

Quick Tip: Best homeschool advice ever

 - go out and explore God's Creation 

                                                                   don't get hung up on thinking school 

                                                                   has to look like traditional ideas of school  

I am inspired by…

          " I " is for inspired by all of the above 

Places we’re going and people we’re seeing…

                 " I " is for our island  " I " is for island bible study and

 island festivals for Fall  

We also met homeschool friends at the park to decorate cupcakes and play 
We enjoyed the time spent with special friends at our house- Jenn @dazeofadventure
the kids caught a soft shelled turtle (accidentally) and released it without harm (whew) 

My favorite thing this week was… 

all the lovely memories I captured with my " i " phone

We are reading . . .  

We are reading about God's creation 

and this week was about exploring and playing outside 

while taking times to notice the details. 

We use Apologia's Swimming Creatures curriculum and 

                                  One of our favorites : World of Animals by Master Books

                          Be sure to enter the Master Books giveaway here.  

           Giving away a copy of Marvels of Creation - Magnificent Mammals 

And check out the new Wildlife Wednesday group 

 I am grateful …

            #1000 Gifts:  That my boys can run on the beach - and that we have the ability to get    outside and explore nature together - thankful for community - thankful for sisterhood - true friends (old and new) - REAL people - God's provision - unselfish husband - beach creatures 
and flowers with the most beautiful details that show us His fingerprints in nature

Freebie Friday…

            free Hurricane unit study @Adventurezinchildrearing 

            free ebooks for you to read with the kiddos - download to computer! 

Attack at Shark Bay - a thrilling, children's adventure set in New Zealand, in the South Pacific. (Riwaka Gang Adventures series)

The Steadfast Tin Soldier (Illustrated)

The Imaginary Friend

What The Fox Learnt (Illustrated) (Four Fables from Aesop)

*disclosure - there may be affiliate links in this post which means if you buy using the link I may make a profit - thanking you in advance for supporting our homeschool - I only recommend products we like and have used ourselves 

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