We've been in Spain since last week... even just through our books and activities. Come away with us! The Story We read Munro Leaf's classic picture book The Story of Ferdinand. It is about a little bull in Spain who just wants to sit under a cork tree and smell the flowers. When he gets stung by a bee, however, his ferocious kicking (who wouldn't go wild, right?) … [Read more...]
Loving Learning With “Five In A Row”
My husband and I took the plunge to homeschooling our preschooler when I stumbled upon “Before Five in a Row” (BFIAR) three years ago. I was feverishly looking into different curricula. BFIAR seemed to perfectly fit our idea of what early learning should be as it is not a curriculum at all. I have since written a lot about our experiences with it as well as “Five in a Row” … [Read more...]
Mirette On The High Wire: Can Learning Be Really This Fun?
Whenever I think about our family's "great homeschooling experiment," I can't help but wonder if it's legal for learning to be this fun! If you visit us on an ordinary "school day," you'll be hard-pressed to say that we are doing school at all! More often than not, we are lolling about in bed, reading and talking. If you've been following this blog, you would know that I am not … [Read more...]
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