The daily updates of a blog are just beyond me, so I figured I can give the weekly run down a whirl, and every now and then, surprise you with a just because posting.
Our lives in school, are really full right now, everyone is hitting on all cylinders, and it is a full day, from 8am to almost 2pm, Monday thru Thursday. We really work hard so that Fridays can be an "off" day.
Right now, in History, we are finishing Egypt, in the ancients. The whole mummy process really intrigued us, but we opted (after a lengthy debate for and against) to do paper mummies versus the mummy of a cornish game hen. The kids didn't want to wait while the process happened, and I am secretly happy! woo hoo
So, we learned about the process and colored our own:
We give her a bad time, as she is the neatest writer. Mistakes drive her crazy. She will erase a whole page, to make the paragraph fit nicer on the page.
We had licorice and Manderine orange jello. The vocabulary and picking the right candy to be the nucleus and different parts of the cell was hilarious. Putting the top part of the geletious mass upon the set portions, and into the fridge to enjoy later.....
Only Anna wanted to eat it. I let her have a little and took it away, as my girl will eat it and puke to prove she could eat it. Crazy girl.
I'll be back later with our trip to the pumpkin patch, and the weekend in Chico!