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Stone Soup Homeschool Network - Stone Soup Homeschool Network. Evelynsaenz's posterous - Home. A Rug for Your Classroom. An unwritten book page 2. The clean snow experiment - Mankato Homeschooling. Here's a fun, easy and educational experiment to do with the abundance of white stuff we have outside.
Find out how clean snow is. My kids and I came up with this idea last winter when we took a walk on a snowy day. My oldest daughter, Victoria, was scooping up handfuls of snow to eat. When I made a half-joking comment about eating pollution she assured me it was fine because she was only eating "clean snow. " I told her about how some groups like the Canadian Food Safety Institute has warned against eating snow because it is “a potential source of heavy metals, toxins, bacteria and viruses,” particularly in urban areas. I felt a science experiment coming on! The Teapot Dragon Unit Study. The Wooden Toy Barn. Animals Outside the BarnAvailable at Allposters.
Penmanship: The Art of Teaching Handwriting. I don't teach the letters in order from A to Z; instead, I teach them according to the type of strokes that are used to form each letter.
I first teach u, i, and t. These are the simplest letters and when the children practice them they can write the words it and the Spanish word for you: tu. Point out to the children that they do not pick up their pencils until the have finished the whole word and then go back to dot the i's and cross the t's and that you use a backward stroke to cross the t's. Wild Edible Foods of Vermont. Royalton Bed and Breakfast. Historic 1840's Royalton Farmhouse in South Royalton. A room in an old farmhouse with two shared bathrooms await you when you drive up the road to our home in Vermont The property has been in our family since the late 1700's. The house was built in 1840 and still reflects much of that heritage.
We have up to three rooms available for your party. Just mention the number of rooms needed when you make your reservation. What is life like in Vermont? Vermont is a world apart from the one most people live in.
The people of Vermont come from traditions that seem to have disappeared in other areas of the country. Honesty is not only admired it is a way of life. Organic is the norm. Exercise comes from daily chores and from the desire to live a healthier lifestyle. Micro Dairies sell raw milk to neighbors. Fay Brook Sugar Shack. Vermont Bed and Breakfast. Vermont Bed and Breakfast. Breakfast in Vermont Each morning you come down to a kitchen full of good Vermont home cooking.
Most days we serve homemade quiche with coffee or tea. Some of our more popular quiches are Spinach and Mushroom, Heirloom Asparagus with Ham and Mushrooms, Kale with Snow Peas or Zucchini with Corn and Red Bell Peppers. Of course, we will always ask your preference at the time you make your reservation. During the fall, when the apples are ripe, we often have fresh squeezed apple cider. Finding your way to Royalton Bed and Breakfast. The Top Five Reasons to Stay at My Vermont Bed and Breakfast. Introduction: A Weekend in Vermont is just what you need to relax, refresh and rejuvenate.
Location The Vermont Bed & Breakfast is centrally located just beyond White River Jct. Close by to ski areas, antique shops, art studios, theatres, museums, horse back riding and much more... Owner. Vermont Bed and Breakfast in South Royalton. Three rooms in an old farmhouse with two shared bathrooms await you when you drive up the road to our home in Vermont The property has been in our family since the late 1700's.
The house was built in 1840 and still reflects much of that heritage. Drive up and park by the barn. Celebrating Teachable Moments. The Homeschool Club. Celebrating Teachable Moments. Gifted Homeschoolers Forum. Gifted Homeschoolers Forum. By Corin Barsily Goodwin My family never planned to homeschool.
After all, we thought, wasn’t homeschooling for left wing freaks and right wing religious zealots? As it turned out, we had an important lesson to learn, one which would demolish the myths of who homeschools, as we went through the process of creatively educating our highly gifted, twice exceptional children. The Cool Physics of 7 Classic Toys. By Natalie Wolchover | December 01, 2011 02:34pm ET Compared with the allure of video games, the classic toys of yore may seem boring to today's kids.
But in fact, they aren't quite as mundane as they seem: Many of these toys embody important physical concepts, and playing with them helps children develop an intuitive understanding of the world around them something that cannot be gleaned from the virtual worlds of modern gaming. To learn the underlying physics of your favorite classic toys, read on. Raccoons in the Corn. Notice the way each strand of corn silk comes from one kernel of corn.
Feel how moist the husks are. Feel how the silk is moist near the kernels of corn but dry at the top where it has turned brown. Save the husks and silk to make a corn husk doll as Betsey Rix might have done in the 1780's. Pull off the individual kernels and look at the cob. Little Raccoon. It's Raining! It's Pouring! Two Boys Drop Bricks into a PuddleBaker, ShirleyBuy This Allposters.com. Teaching Math. I Love Teaching Math. The first day of class the professor brought out pattern blocks and Cuisenaire rods. He asked us to play with them. We made patterns. We built walls. We made towers that tumbled down onto the desk with a sound that only natural wood can make. These blocks felt good in your hands with smooth edges and brilliant colors. Mathematics is based on patterns and when you build a pattern block wall, you are using mathematics.
Photo Credit: Cuisenaire Rods Used under creative commons. Skip Count, Skip Count, Count by Two's. Tobias Turkey and his friends are making Thanksgiving decorations. Each child makes three. How many do four children make? How many do five make? How many do six make? " Five Thanksgiving-themed skip counting (by threes) word problems. Counting on Cupcakes. Why Do So Many Gifted Kids Think They Don't like Math? Skip Count, Skip Count, Count by Two's. Gallon Man Teaches Liquid Measurement. Photo Credit: Pouring Water by DQmountaingirl Used under creative commons For the youngest children the first task is to learn how to pour water without spilling.
Pumpkins and Place Value. Frog Spawn Place Value. Frog Themed Place Value Workjobs Photo Credit: Frog and Toad Eggs on Flickr, Creative Commons. Frogs lay their eggs in clusters and toads lay their eggs in strings. Toss the Frogs Game! Frog Unit Study: Hopping to Learn. Frog Pond Sensory Table. Frog Themed Teaching Activities. Mouth: Frog and Toad's Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies. Resourcefischer - 1st Grade Gets Hopping. Try Wikispaces Classroom now. Brand new from Wikispaces. guest. Frog Song for Morning Meeting.
I search for and collect frog songs to enhance learning throughout our frog unit study. Frogs in the Christmas Tree! Recycled Art for a Frog Themed Unit Study. Red Salamanders. Photo Credit: Red Eft Used under creative commons.