Our Simple Summer Learning Plans

  At the end of each school year, I pencil out a simple, summer schedule. Mostly full of hopes for our summer and a tiny bit of intentional learning. This year, I’m keeping it even more simple than ever before. Because I’ve learned something this year. I don’t want more, I want more in our less. I want to pick some really good stuff and … [Read more...]

Our Plans for Summer Learning 2015

I'm a find what works and stick with it kind of girl, so it might not surprise you to know much of our summer plans are the same as last year. And our goal is most definitely the same: We're taking a summer break without taking a brain break. All that said, here's what this summer looks like for us --   Math: We're using Life of Fred as a … [Read more...]

My Summer Reading List

You've seen my summer plan for my littles, now here's the summer plan for me!  Between planning our CC year and having a new baby, I'm hoping to squeeze in some reading.  In no certain order, the books on my shortlist right now are...1. Carry On, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham  This classic historical tale of Nat Bowditch occurring … [Read more...]

Our Plan for Summer Learning

We won't really be finished our regular school work (well, only math really) until the end of May.  Mainly due to my limitations, we needed to slow it down a few times this year for math instruction, so we'll be going a little longer than originally planned.  While we wrap that up, I've been excitedly pulling together plans for our summer … [Read more...]

The View From Here – Garden Spot

We planted our vegetable garden this weekend.  This is our second year trying a vegetable garden.  Since I consider us to be quite the lazy gardeners, I was really pleased with what our garden produced last year.  Fingers crossed for an even better year!  The littles are quite enamored with the whole gardening process, so it … [Read more...]

Summer Learning

Olympic ExcitementThere has been plenty of olympic excitement in my house! How about yours? Here are a few ideas I've pinned that you might want to include in your summer.  It's kind of like getting an early start on ancient history, right?Olympic lapbookOlympic craft ideasOlympic cupcakes, anyone? Why not! :) … [Read more...]