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Month: February 2016

Week 23 – Triangles, Numbers & Iguanas

Week 23 – Triangles, Numbers & Iguanas

I finally got around to presenting Box 5 of the Constructive Triangles to DJ this week. I have to say these boxes are probably my favorite of all the sensorial materials. They have been so much fun. Because it had been awhile since we had worked with them, we started back at the beginning with a review. Rectangle Box A – this box shows how triangles can make a square, rectangle, rhombus, 3 different parallelograms and a trapezoid. Since we…

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Continent Boxes – Asia

Continent Boxes – Asia

I am *finally* getting around to showing you inside our Asia Continent Box, even though it’s been a good six months that DJ has been exploring it. I took pictures awhile ago but just never typed up the post. So here it is. As you probably know, Asia is a HUGE continent and it’s borders are also a bit controversial because it’s really a part of the Eurasian continent, so there is an arbitrary line along the Caucasus Mountains dividing…

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Week 22 – Happy Valentine's Day!

Week 22 – Happy Valentine's Day!

We’re still slowly getting back into our school rhythm so we didn’t do a lot and haven’t added anything new recently. This was Valentine’s Week, so DJ exchanged homemade cards with his three best friends. As I’m not feeling too creative, I used a Pinterest design of a dog made with heart shapes. DJ did make it his own though by adding googly eyes, his own scribbles on the ears and a lower-case “d” as his signature in the lower…

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