Friday, May 31, 2013

Our homeschool life - Free homeschooling products for you

In our life this week . . . 

Hope you are enjoying a lovely weekend #hsttd #hsbloggersFLU! yup - yucky, icky, gross 'ole FLU. We are slowly but surely on the mend.
We didn't do much at all for Memorial Day because of this illness of ours, but we did manage fried chicken and apple pie with ice cream!

My husband is working his busy season right now - so he is gone a LOT & I am on my own with the boys. For those who don't know - he is a Pro Fishing Guide & it's Tarpon season in Southwest Florida! Captain Daddy is a busy buy.
Find him here if you are looking for a BIG father's day surprise for your guy. Let me know and I will arrange a homeschool family discount for you and a gift certificate for a fishing charter.

In our homeschool this week . . . 

Excited about our #Christian #nature books from photographer @TimOstermeyer #hsttdWe are mostly resting and recovering. We had such a big time at Teach Them Diligently, Nashville (we'll be headed to Fort Myers mid-June for TTD The Marketplace)  If you are in the area - this is the place to go for homeschoool encouragement & huge curriculum discounts! There are Marketplace locations set up all around the country with only $15 Family registration.
Read, learn, explore . . . 
We purchased some of Tim Ostermeyer's incredible books at TTD and are really enjoying them. The pictures are breathtaking, he took them all himself. They teach about creation from all around the world. As much as we enjoy studying animals - these books are great to read and explore.
I'll be making up some unit studies to go with them soon for further exploration of the books. We will also do some nature sketches of the animals in our nature journals.

Our letter of the week . . . K is for Keeping their hearts trained on Jesus

I made free printables for teaching handwriting with Scripture  - both print and cursive
There are 4 of them total - you can download here  - be sure to link up any frugal posts you have and find plenty of others there as well!


Other freebies . . . 

Favorites for Mom:
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Favorites for kiddos:

Animals of Africa       Outback Australia      Rocket Boy Visits Venus

We're cooking . . . 

Chicken soup - of course! Homemade chicken soup should cure us for sure

Choppin taters #kidsinthekitchen #chickensoup #homeschoolLil chef helpers - our resident onion chopper #kidsinthekitchen #family

Be sure to visit our Kids in the Kitchen posts each week & link up your own favorite family recipes!

A link for you . . . 

We spend a great deal of time exploring God's Creation - my series shares tips and tricks on how to get your family out enjoying the great outdoors - just in time for summer!


Our homeschool schedule . . . 

We school year-round  but will be slowing to an easy pace for summer.
What are your plans for the summer? Do you have fun adventures planned?
Do you take time off from school or just keep on going?

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