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Month: January 2015

Letters and Maps

Letters and Maps

School these days is all about letters and maps, maps and letters. We have now done 13 of the 40 sounds, or about a third. I’m really impressed with DJ’s memory for sounds. And I’m beginning to catch him outside of school time exploring words on his own such as h-h-hat. And we haven’t even done /h/ yet! A new addition to our language shelves is a sand tray. It is used to practice writing letters without needing to use…

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DJ’s First Selfie

DJ’s First Selfie

For his 3rd birthday, DJ received a camera, and not just any camera… a Nikon Coolpix S32.  The key features of this camera when purchased for a 3 year old?  Waterproof to 33ft, Shockproof to 5ft and only a few, large, easy-to-use buttons.  And he loves it!  In the three months since he has had this camera, he hasn’t taken any masterpiece photography, but he has captured some interesting shots.  Well, some may only be interesting to him, but here…

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Baking Bread

Baking Bread

I had to work on Saturday and when I came home in the afternoon, I was greeted by DJ screaming “Webakedbread! Webakedbread!” He was SO excited. And the best part? My husband took pictures! So this is how to bake bread with dad while mom’s at work: Measure ingredients Whisk Add yeast Stir Pound Pound Pound Bake in pan Enjoy!