Homeschooling with Little People

Today my Sis-in-law had a little discussion on facebook (where all good discussions are, right? ) about what to do with the little ones while schooling the older ones. I shared earlier about how I use workboxes with the kids, and as an update, things are still going great! Little h is around 2-3 years old and I have compiled a google doc with a list of activities that I can go to when I need something fresh. I’d love to share it with you! I cannot take credit for all this. I got the bulk of my ideas from a Tapestry of Grace Loose Threads chat group. It was listed in the files there. I’ve added and subtracted from it as I come across new ideas. Let me just add some thoughts on what works for me. I totally realize every child is different, but this is...

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We’ve Got Snow!!!

We woke up to a beautiful winter wonderland yesterday! I heard reports of snow from the weather man but didn’t put any stock into what he said…and then was shocked to see a good solid 8-10 inches! It is certainly the most snow I have seen in seven and a half years here in the Upstate of South Carolina. I have loved looking out the window and seeing the snow covered trees for the last two days. ┬áThe birds have been swarming our feeder and I’ve refilled it twice this week! We see cardinals, chick-a-dees in abundance, titmouse, and gold finches most often. There are several brown birds that stay on the ground below the feeder that I haven’t identified yet. The boys, notice I say, “the boys” have been outdoors sledding with the...

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