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by Tami in IA
Tue May 05, 2009 10:22 pm
Forum: Mathematics Archive
Topic: Math Facts / Drill - Many ideas!
Replies: 54
Views: 33113

Re: Math drill questions

My kids made up a game to practice their math facts after seeing a new toy/game advertised in a mag. The game was Number Busters by Little Tykes, if you want to take a look at it. So, what they did was made up two sets of cards numbered 0-10 then placed stickers, numbered 0-10, on some little plasti...
by Tami in IA
Wed Jan 21, 2009 2:42 pm
Forum: First Grade Archive
Topic: 5 yrs old or younger - Help, should I have chosen K?
Replies: 15
Views: 10693

wrong placement, what now?

This is our 2nd year with MFW and we love it! I do have a problem with what I chose for my 6 yo. This is his 1st year of "school" but he was turning 6 the end of October and could read 3 letter words. I chose MFW 1st because I was afraid he'd be board with K. I was wrong! I didn't take into conside...
by Tami in IA
Tue Jan 20, 2009 8:55 am
Forum: Ideas - Adventures in U.S. History
Topic: General Ideas for Adventures
Replies: 71
Views: 58488

Pioneer coloring pages

We are loving Adventures this year and are right in the middle of the pioneer stories. When I'm reading to my kids they love to color, so when these came into my e-mail inbox I was excited and I just thought I'd share these coloring pages with everyone else here. There are some other work sheets, to...
by Tami in IA
Fri Aug 29, 2008 8:16 pm
Forum: Ideas - Adventures in U.S. History
Topic: ADV Weeks 6-7
Replies: 28
Views: 19017

I found that you can just roll the jar back and forth, on the floor with your foot. ;o)
by Tami in IA
Wed Aug 27, 2008 10:25 pm
Forum: Book Basket and Independent Reading Archive
Topic: Library - Free Lending Library
Replies: 4
Views: 3422

I just typed in "animated hero classics" and their search engine came back with 17 different videos; similar with Liberty's Kids.

Hmm...maybe there is a difference with what the difference states subscribe to?

HTH!
Tami
by Tami in IA
Sun Aug 24, 2008 9:17 pm
Forum: Book Basket and Independent Reading Archive
Topic: Library - Free Lending Library
Replies: 4
Views: 3422

Free Discovery Steaming for GA, LA, SC, IA, AR and RI homesc

I have been recently reminded that I have access to this site. The Dept. of Ed. in GA, LA, SC, IA, AR and RI may have already paid for access. http://discoveryeducation.com/aboutus/contactus.cfm On this page is their phone number, call it and tell them that you are a homeschooler in (your state) and...
by Tami in IA
Thu Mar 27, 2008 10:55 am
Forum: Ideas - Learning God's Story (First Grade)
Topic: Weeks 27 & 28 (with Water; Fractions)
Replies: 19
Views: 6702

Weeks 27 & 28 (with Water; Fractions)

HAMANTASHEN

I found a recipe & direction for folding the cookies on Judaism 101. They are near the bottom of the page.
http://www.jewfaq.org/holiday9.htm
by Tami in IA
Wed Dec 12, 2007 8:28 am
Forum: Ideas - Learning God's Story (First Grade)
Topic: Week 17 (with Snow and Ice; Place Value)
Replies: 3
Views: 3133

Snow & Ice

My Favorite site for this lesson.
http://snowcrystals.com/
This site has beautiful photos of snowflakes & a LOT of information,about how snowflakes are formed.
by Tami in IA
Wed Dec 05, 2007 11:58 am
Forum: Ideas - Learning God's Story (First Grade)
Topic: Week 16 (with Rainbows; Time)
Replies: 7
Views: 6332

Tower of Babel project.

Loved this project so much we made many towers and even bridges! We made a couple modifications though:(we didn't have clay or cardboard on hand) -instead of clay we used mini-marshmallows (much cleaner, and fun to eat too) :O) -instead of cardboard we used an upside down styrofoam plate & stuck the...