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Our Morning Basket

About two months ago, I watched this scope by Julie Bogart of Bravewriter (yes, I am a bit of a Julie fangirl) and it made me swap around how we work our mornings for the better. Previously I had been starting the day with our math, phonics, and handwriting pages and then we’d take a break and I would try to do science reading at my scheduled science time or my social studies at my scheduled social studies time and I’d try to read from a chapter book and picture books at some point and more…

Japan Unit Study: Our Books

  Tea Ceremony: We are big on Poetry Teatime over here and will be doing our version of a Japanese Tea Ceremony thanks to the step by step instructions in this book. Origami: I am not sure that my soon to be six year old has the patience or fine motor skills to do origami just yet, so we may end up looking at the pictures more than completing any projects 🙂 Haiku: To go along with our Japanese Poetry Teatime, we will be reading haiku and will also try our hand at writing a few of our own. All About Japan…