*form drawing, "running wave form", introduce with a short story.
*we actually sang "the ants go marching one by one (horrah, horrah!)" and marched around the yard, pretending that we were marching up & back down hills
nature study #4,
*it was a beautiful & blustery autumn day here in western north carolina, so we had a go at flying kites...
tuesday, september 29th (michaelmas)
*we started the day with an extended morning walk, hunting for the first signs of autumn & gathering wildflowers...
*tell story, part #3
introducing mountain, door, and 'e' (eeeeeehhh)
*make a picture of misty mountains with a door that actually opens
handwork, we opted to do besswax modeling for michaelmas, aydin made a dragon...
we also made a delicious dragon bread...
wednesday, september 30th
(recall story part #3, together)
*our picture for this week's lesson was testerday's project, so we dyed out 'michaelmas star balls'. the boys wanted bright colors, so we dyed them with kool-aid...they turbned out awesome! aqnd the boys love them! (mental note...christmas gift poetential..;)
thursday, october 1st
(recall story part #3, aydin on own)
*write short summary together, copy into lesson book
painting, st. goerge & the dragon