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by tatertreezmom
Tue Apr 08, 2008 12:06 am
Forum: Ideas - Adventures in U.S. History
Topic: ADV Weeks 1-3
Replies: 71
Views: 43394

beaded necklace

Posted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 2:33 pm

Just an idea...
My son didn't want to wear the beaded necklace, so we made a bookmark instead with the beads laced onto the string and knotted at the ends.

Tatertreezmom ;-)
by tatertreezmom
Tue Mar 11, 2008 11:48 pm
Forum: Language Arts Archive
Topic: SSS - What if this seems too easy for my 2nd grader?
Replies: 19
Views: 8837

Posted: Thu Sep 06, 2007 11:35 pm Ok so here are my thoughts and I pray that they come across in the right way. For the past couple of days, I've thought about what everyone wrote and a point Crystal made stuck out in my mind, "age appropriate word list for learning spelling rules (carries over wit...
by tatertreezmom
Sun Mar 02, 2008 2:41 pm
Forum: Book Basket and Independent Reading Archive
Topic: Baskets - What kind of book "basket"?!
Replies: 25
Views: 13566

Posted: Fri Sep 28, 2007 1:05 pm I was in Home Depot and they had a set of three baskets that were three different sizes for I think $20.00. The largest basket, I use for library books, videos, cd's, games, etc. If they take something out of the library basket, it must be returned that evening. Eve...
by tatertreezmom
Thu Sep 27, 2007 11:59 am
Forum: Mathematics Archive
Topic: Mental Math - What to do if your child struggles with this?
Replies: 14
Views: 8188

I do allow him to use manipulatives. We use base ten blocks, beans, buttons, straws, fruit...whatever is available. ;-) However, I guess I didn't understand just exactly when it was ok to use them. I was using them to introduce the concept but then expected him to be able to work the problem mentall...
by tatertreezmom
Sat Sep 08, 2007 12:07 am
Forum: Book Basket and Independent Reading Archive
Topic: Book Reviews & Extras - Elementary Boys
Replies: 94
Views: 37788

Kudos for Magic Treehouse books!!

Just wanted to say that my 13yr old loved Magic Treehouse books when he was 7-8yrs old, and my other son who is 7yrs now also loves the Magic Treehouse series. Here are just a few things that I like about the Magic Treehouse Series... *You can coordinate many of the books with the topics that you ar...