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Sunday, September 30, 2018
Photos from the First Week of School
my new Titan's Gauntlets series
from Academic Therapy Publicatioons
drawing pictures in flour while waiting to knead dough
the old-fashioned game of Graces ...
here played with a modern "monkey in the middle" variation
heading out to collect the six parts of the biome
with our set of Biome Jars
this tiny grasshopper was collected (and released) for Animals
our solar panel collected Energy and really lit up the lightbulb!
making wool yarn wrapped bubble wands from
Becca practices forming numbers in base 8 (octal) using the
our three recipes for Bubble Stuff...
which one is the best?
catching his bubble on his wand!
these wands make some satisfyingly huge bubbles
what happens if we mix them all together?
or add more water?
this work invites endless experimentation
time to share the results of our work with the older kids
everyone gets in on the fun
my plate tectonics map from USGS
(note the very obvious Ring of Fire)
weaving the backyard biome on our
everyone loves the bean bin!
setting out vegetables for washing
our wooden farm figures and gigantic needle felted turnip
making numbers with the
on the light table
this student is especially fascinated by the layers inside each planet
our woven display of the Layers of the Earth
my new topographic map of Illinois
practicing skip counting using the Short Bead Chains
our first field trip: Tower Rock
bird beak experiments in Science Club
Posted by Renee at 1:30 AM