Friday, November 7, 2014

Weekly Wrap-up : Fun Times

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Linking up today with Homegrown Learners, Weird Unsocialized Homeschoolers and Our 4 Kiddos.

Wahoo! It's Friday!!! That makes me super excited. It has seemed to be a long week but now we are close to the end. It also blows my mind that this is November. What happened to July???

We had a lot of fun spread out over this past week. We enjoyed last Friday night trick or treating in our new city. The small town atmosphere always amazes me here as I  have missed it so. We walked the city street and saw lots of cool costumes and had dinner at one of our new favorite places. It was a nice slow evening and only a few miles from home. No driving around to find safe places like normal.

We also found an awesome site last week thanks to Mary at Homegrown Learners and Melissa at The Joys of Home Educating.  If you have a little artist on hand or one that wants to be one, Art Hub For Kids is awesome!!!! Here's Boo Bears first lesson with the site. He had a blast and went on to do several more.

This week we did a variety of activities. We worked on our school work and completed lessons in various subjects. I'm still learning that even if we aren't sitting at a desk doing bookwork, we are still learning with hands-on activities. So I try to relax and let those hands on activities come and go a lot. That helps us break up our week and helps Mama to realize learning is not all about books and worksheets.

So we did a science experiment. If you haven't tried this one, you should. It's called walking water.

And it's a blast watching this work. It's just super cool and I love how it helps with colors and science and leads to asking lots of questions that we have to look up.

We went and voted. I take him with me because I want him to understand the importance of voting and the value of the lives that were given to give us the freedom to do that.

I took him to get his BookIt reward this week too. He was super excited to go and eat his favorite pizza and know it was because of his reading. He met his goal and we are already working on this months goal. Does he look excited to you?

We are looking forward to a quiet weekend at home this week. What about you?

I do have a question. I am looking for online games or tablet apps that he can play to help with math and history mainly. What are some of your favorite educational apps that you know of ? Share away and I hope you have an awesome weekend!


  1. Looks great... lots of things going on. :)

  2. Looks like a fun week. I think taking your son with you to vote is a great idea.

  3. All excellent learning. Thanks for sharing.
    Blessings, Dawn

  4. Yeah, where DID July go? LOL But I do enjoy the changing of kinda goes along with my life right now. How great to have a nice, simple Halloween. We go into town too. 4 miles away. They shut down the road for a couple of hours. It's awesome! Kids can run and be safe! Pretty cool experiment! And he does like that pizza, huh? We stopped doing Book It, because it didn't encourage the kids to read...I do have some educational websites on my blog under Free Resources, but I haven't used apps...I hope someone has suggestions for you!


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