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by mtnmama
Tue Apr 03, 2012 1:20 pm
Forum: First Grade Archive
Topic: Charlotte Mason in MFW 1st?
Replies: 10
Views: 6088

Re: MFW1...to use or not to to use.....

What did you decide about schooling? We have struggled with homeschooling a little bit with three small children (now 2, 5, 7 years). However, the benefits have been amazing. They are all learning so much and are active learners, they have more freedom in the afternoons to be creative in their play ...
by mtnmama
Thu Jan 20, 2011 10:09 am
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: #16 - Penguin
Replies: 28
Views: 28347

Re: #16 - Penguin snack

My son found a recipe in his junior cook book that he wanted to try and it corresponded well to the Penguin unit. Make a cup of hot cocoa- not boiling hot, just hot enough to be tasty safe for kids. Add an iceberg (a scoop of vanilla ice cream). Cover it with snow (whipped topping from a can). Sprin...
by mtnmama
Fri Oct 22, 2010 5:49 pm
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Lapbooking with MFW
Replies: 37
Views: 16945

Re: MFW K - lapbooks?

We do lapbooks for some units like the solar system and water, maybe in the future for wild animals. It will probably be limited to three or four per year because they are time consuming.
by mtnmama
Sun Aug 01, 2010 1:55 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: Math - Ideas for math in God's Creation from A to Z
Replies: 57
Views: 45293

Help executing the Kindergarten curriculum

100 chart-- my son doesn't know how to write his numbers. There are practice pages later on in the year but of course we haven't gotten there yet, so for now he hates to try writing his numbers at all. 100 chart: those boxes are small. For a long time I did the number writing in them until one day ...
by mtnmama
Wed Jul 21, 2010 9:48 am
Forum: Kindergarten Archive
Topic: Academics - Do I add more if K is easy or child doesn't want to stop?!
Replies: 40
Views: 18587

Re: Should I / Can I add LA and Maths to MFW K?

I am glad to have read the other posts on this matter. We were considering adding Singapore this fall because after a month with MFW K we didn't see any benefits of math instruction there. However, I'm glad we didn't order supplements because now that we are fully into the program, we all find it mo...