Monday, December 19, 2016

MFW Exploration to 1850 WEEK 18: American Revolution, Birds


This week we finished revising and memorizing up to James 2:23

We started learning about the Revolution and it was great fun!!

Pages on Daniel Boone.

We continued with Spelling power and Rod and Staff.

This week we learnt about birds.

Lil Sis did a page in the Complete Book of Science.
Big Sis' page.
Big Bro's page on the peregrine falcon, which he fell in love with after reading "My side of the Mountain".

We learnt about flight and feathers and it was so fascinating.
Here are some great videos on them.

We are using Artistic Pursuits K-3 (Book 2) this year.

We did water resist painting this week.

Books we read for leisure

MFW Exploration to 1850 WEEK 16,17: Monkeys, Aquatic mammals, marsupials, After the 7 year war

In the midst of Thanksgiving, a few weeks of illness shared among most members of the family, and some other issues, these two weeks were a bit messy.


We did lots of revision on James. I could not quite remember if we did any new verses.

We learnt about what happened after the seven year war and situation in Europe (like Prussia, Spain, and Austria.

We got to know some of the characters who will be important people in the American Revolution.

We finished Madeleine Takes Command.

And we made scones with tea. =)

We continued with Spelling power and Rod and Staff.

These two weeks we learnt about monkeys, aquatic mammals, and marsupials

These are a few pages the kids did.

Big Bro's pages on dolphins and lemurs

Complete book of Science.

We are using Artistic Pursuits K-3 (Book 2) this year.

We did a warm color drawing.

We took a break from Theme Preschool and did some alphabet practice for these crazy weeks.

Books we read for leisure

Preschool Thanksgiving

November is Thanksgiving Month!

Books we read

Door of Thanksgiving (Chinese) A real fun book!!

Dress a pilgrim

Worksheets for Thanksgiving

Pumpkin pie with cream. Yum!

Doily Turkey

Baster race. So fun!
Native American Hat
And of course, you know what happens when little kids found feathers, right?

I LOVE this!!! Baby Sis too.


Baby Sis made a weaving mat and a handprint turket.

Pilgrim girl hat

More tracing and writing

Sometimes we work on the Big Book

Turkey puppet

And of course, we used the feather to make a "quill"

More pilgrim hats...

We made the dancing corn experiment. SOOOOO fun!!!

I Love this idea too

Counting corn

Making the kernels into pop corn

Count again!



And we had our thanksgiving feast at Grannies' of course.