So, a couple of years ago we made this really cool-looking water color paint with, as you can see from the photos, corn syrup, vinegar, corn starch, baking soda, and food coloring. It worked pretty well, but I’d love to hear other recipes!
Category: Home School
Happy Father’s Day!
2013 flashback for Father’s Day!
It looks like spring is finally here!
National Poetry Month: Haiku
Mice eat lots of cheese.
Cats eat lots of cheese-filled mice.
Dogs chase cats away.
Joel, age 9
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National Poetry Month: Diamante
My older son has taken his and his siblings’ diamante writing to the next level. The word stickers on card stock are still fun, but the kids are enjoying the novelty of big brother taking them digital. He’s still working on adding features, but the app is functional.
Here are a few of our latest creations. Continue reading “National Poetry Month: Diamante”
Poetry FUN on a cold, winter morning
Many people have been interested in the diamante poems, so I thought I’d bring this February 2013 post back for a visit.
Next time the kids get out the diamante stickers we made for an academic-fair activity, I’ll have to get the camera out to capture a new batch of poems for you!
I’ve added basic instructions for creating your own diamante poems at the end of the post. Have fun!
In the Golden Light of October
Enjoying God’s Creativity While Employing Ours
Making the Most of Making Our Own Schedule
As summer winds down…
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A Tuesday, July 9 afternoon visit to Cornell Plantations… Windy, overcast, rumbles of thunder in the distance.
Alliteration, Onomatopoeia, and Rhyme; OH MY!
I love it when a Language Arts assignment becomes a fun thing to keep doing when the lesson is done…
Eight-year-old Joel’s fun animal poems, with illustrations…
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