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An Exciting Trip

Posted on: Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008 in: Homeschooling

Yesterday we started our new school term with a field trip. With Bevan on holiday, we are having a much lighter week than usual, and also doing a few different things. So in keeping with our animal habitats theme for the year, we went to the zoo. Now normally when we go to the zoo […]

Ma, Pa, and Baby Pukeko

Posted on: Sunday, July 20th, 2008 in: Crafts

It all started a few years ago when friends of ours came over from England for a holiday. Although Jason and Nicole had been married here a few years earlier, their visit at that time was consumed by wedding plans and the ceremony. This was Nicole’s first chance to get to see a bit more […]

From Fiction to Reality

Posted on: Thursday, July 17th, 2008 in: General

Sometimes things happen that leaves you wondering. We read funny stories in books and wonder how someone would think of it, or if anyone would be dumb enough to try it. And yet we have one of those stories ourselves. A recent conversation we had reminded me of this event that happened a couple of […]

The Fishtank and the Tomato

Posted on: Wednesday, July 16th, 2008 in: Garden

I am trying to decide if I am brillant or a bit slow. I suspect a bit of both really. In Glenfield we kept seahorses. We have a wonderful big half round tank, but our last winter there, we had some power spikes that fried the chiller and all the seahorses froze. You are probably […]

Schoolwork should be Fun.

Posted on: Monday, July 7th, 2008 in: Homeschooling

We we have just finished up our Desert Habitat study. We followed the schedule from WinterPromise, and followed it up with a lapbook from Hands of a Child. This combination seems to be working for us really well. The Animal Habitats study is pretty easy, but has some very fun books, and it is great […]