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Month: March 2015

School Days

School Days

Geography: I presented the USA puzzle map last week. This is a BIG work for DJ. In this photo he’s pointing to the state where we live. I showed him the states where his dad & I was born and all the places we’ve each lived. I also showed him where his grandparents live. We then placed all the pieces on the control map and he replaced them as I named them for him. For some reason he insists on…

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Sound Games galore!

Sound Games galore!

DJ has been in love with sound games lately and is asking to play them all.the.time! It is so much fun but they don’t really lend themselves to photos so I don’t have many pictures. He has mastered beginning and ending sounds and we’ve been working on middle sounds and parsing all sounds in a word. Recently he came to me with some yellow playdough and said, “We haven’t done yellow yet!” So we worked through the sounds y –…

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Continent Boxes – North America

Continent Boxes – North America

Part of the Geography sequence includes Continent Folders or Boxes. Folders would include pictures of various cultural aspects of each continent while boxes hold cultural objects. I chose to go with boxes and started putting them together last fall. They are still a work in progress but they will be used for years so as I collect new items, they’ll be added to the box. But what I have now is a good enough selection to show what I have…

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