Tuesday, March 18, 2014

MFW ECC Weeks 25-26: India

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Overview
Bible: Hinduism, India
Christian Heros: Amy Carmichael, Judson
Geography: India(Asia), Vocab(mountain, mountain pass, mountain range, highland)
Math: Place Value (Singapore Math 3A), multiplication
Language: Spelling Power, Chinese Bible Lessons 3-4
Science: Mountain
Art: paper doll, Rangoli, peacock art
Books we read: 
One grain of rice (We LOVE this book)
In the heart of the village
India
The peacock's pride
Rikki Tikki Tavi (we read this at lunch and the kids loved it)
Hills and Mountains







Bible
Amy Carmichael has been an inspiring read.

Geography


We learnt quite a bit about India and my father-in-law treated us to Indian food. It was so wonderful for me and hubby, but the kids find it too spicy.

We made some mango lassi



Science
The mountain diorama was fun

Language





 Math
We started on Singapore Math 3 A and worked VERY hard (many many many many more reviews on the place values)
Art


How I wish I could let them try out the real rangoli (that I used to see in Singapore)But we looked at some on google, and they are magnificient!
Preschool with ECC

I for India and the little girl LOVED her ice-cream art.





Monday, March 10, 2014

MFW 1st Weeks 23-24

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Overview

Bible: Memorize Pr 29:25, 21:30 Bible stories (David's friend, King Solomon, Elijah and Ahab, Naaman, Jonah)
Books of the bible - 1st Tim - 2 Pet
Math: Additions and Subtractions, money (finishing up CBOM)
Language: Chinese Bible Stories Lessons 1-2, phonics
Arts: Jonah, King Solomon's crown, crafts with ECC

We did many things about Saudi Arabia with ECC
Bible

King Solomon's Crown

Elijah and the 450 Baal's priests

Using the pencil eraser to dot Naaman's spots (even though they should be white)


This Naaman printable is SO fun


Jonah's craft

Someone's not too interested in rewriting today.


Language





I made a new series for Chinese (these are examples). Using very simple bible lessons. You are welcome to download here. Lesson 1 Lesson 2
Math


Girl started renaming for subtraction.
Arts
We did many craft activity for ECC


MFW ECC Weeks 23-24: Saudi Arabia

*My pinterest page, booklist, planning pages are on the side bar*

Overview
Bible: Islam, Kurds
Christian Heros: 
Geography: Saudi Arabia(Asia), Vocab(gulf, sound)
Math: Place Value (Singapore Math 3A)
Language: Spelling Power, Chinese Bible Lessons 1-2
Science: Environment, endangered species
Art: paper doll, middle east tiles
Books we read: 
A Ticket to Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia






Bible
We did not continue with Gladys Alyward because I think it's a bit too heavy for my child.


Geography

Made flat bread from this source. I think it's pretty good! (The kids think so too)

We played the more complicated Geography Game whereby they have to "travel" the countries. (noted in TM) It was REALLY fun for them!

I know the lassi should not have strawberry...but I can't resist. The kids loved it.



Science
Did a camel lapbook and read about endangered animals

Language





I made a new series for Chinese (these are examples). Using very simple bible lessons. You are welcome to download here. Lesson 1 Lesson 2
 Math
We started on Singapore Math 3 A and worked VERY hard (many many many many more reviews on the place values)
Art


This movable horse is quite fun

Preschool with ECC
S for Saudi Arabia
This little Pre-K'ler LOVES her Richard Scarry Busy Book.