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by psalm126mama
Thu Aug 09, 2012 5:21 pm
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Lunch & Breakfast
Replies: 38
Views: 13343

Re: Quick & Easy Lunch Ideas

On Wednesdays my children eat banana sandwiches. It's peanut butter, banana, and cinnamon sprinkled on top of the banana. If you're using sliced bread then cut the banana in half then cut each half lengthwise. 3 slices horizontal and the 4th slice vertical fits perfect on a square piece of bread. Or...
by psalm126mama
Fri Jun 22, 2012 3:16 pm
Forum: Choosing Curriculum Archive--For Those New to MFW
Topic: Customer Service
Replies: 89
Views: 31738

Re: Hi! Thank you for this message board!

This message board was a deciding factor in choosing MFW. I wanted a curriculum with a forum like this, where I could learn from others and ask questions. It makes me feel like I'm not alone in this homeschooling journey, and therefore more likely to stick with it and succeed.
by psalm126mama
Sat Jun 02, 2012 9:36 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: #26 - Yellow
Replies: 16
Views: 13863

Re: #26 - Yellow

Mister Rogers on Amazon Streaming - free with Prime or $1.99 per episode Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Volume/Season 2, Ep. 6 "Competition (#1481) A Favorite Factory Visit: Crayons!" "Mister Rogers shows a favorite factory tour, How People Make Crayons. In the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, King Friday...
by psalm126mama
Sat May 19, 2012 5:53 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: #25 - Quail
Replies: 17
Views: 14784

Re: #25 - Quail

Mister Rogers on Amazon Streaming - free with Amazon Prime or $1.99 per episode Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Volume/Season 2, Ep. 8 "Competition (#1483) Big Bird Visits the Neighborhood" Amid much excitement, Big Bird visits Make-Believe and reassures Henrietta that X the Owl will always be her best ...
by psalm126mama
Wed May 16, 2012 11:01 am
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: #24 - Vegetables
Replies: 14
Views: 13938

Re: #24 - Vegetables

Mister Rogers on Amazon Streaming Mister Rogers' Neighborhood 1984, Ep. 1539 "Episode 9" Mister Rogers visits a factory where people make vegetable soup. In Make-Believe, Daniel's soup can grew into a plant - but with Bob Dog's secret help. Even though Bob Dog's admission will disappoint Daniel, it'...
by psalm126mama
Fri Mar 30, 2012 12:16 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: #21 - Butterfly
Replies: 26
Views: 19615

Re: #21 - Butterfly - Video Episodes

Mister Rogers free with Amazon Prime - Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Season 1987, Ep. 1583 "1987-08" A visit with a dog helps Mister Rogers show how real dogs and the character Bob Dog, are the same and different. In Make-Believe, the children are learning about changing and growing with a video of a ...
by psalm126mama
Thu Mar 29, 2012 8:02 am
Forum: Choosing Curriculum Archive--For Those New to MFW
Topic: * Discover-Investigate-Declare - Five year cycle questions
Replies: 69
Views: 29263

Re: Please help with curriculum confusion!

Christina, I just wanted to say that the ladies on this forum are very helpful and generous with their time. In fact this forum is the main reason that I switched to MFW. If I had wanted to be alone and have to figure everything out myself I would have stayed with the curriculum I was originally wit...
by psalm126mama
Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:01 am
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Science - Ants, Volcanoes, and Butterflies, oh my!
Replies: 47
Views: 14505

Re: Besides MFW K, are volcanoes discussed again?

Oh good, we'll do volcanoes in 1st, too. Thank you so much for the ideas! I would have never thought of using a jar - now that I have. Play-Dough has been banned from our house ever since an incident involving it getting smashed into our carpet. Maybe when our littles are older we can let it back in...
by psalm126mama
Fri Feb 17, 2012 8:11 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: #17 - Kangaroo
Replies: 21
Views: 20572

Re: #17 - Kangaroo

This is what's on our TV at lunch this week... all free streaming with Amazon Prime... Wonder Pets Season 1 Episode 9 "Save the sea lions/save the Kangaroo" Sesame Street Season 40 Episode 8 (#4204) - the whole show including Elmo's world is about jumping Wonder Pets Season 2 Episode 16 "Save the Pa...
by psalm126mama
Mon Feb 13, 2012 10:29 am
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: #16 - Penguin
Replies: 28
Views: 27564

Re: #16 - Penguin

Mister Rogers on Amazon - $1.99 per episode or free with Prime Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Volume 4, Ep. 5 "Families (#1555) A Field Trip to See the Penguins at Sea World" "Mister Rogers takes a field trip to Sea World to see the penguin families there. He talks about how every person in the world i...
by psalm126mama
Thu Feb 09, 2012 1:21 pm
Forum: Other Subjects Archive
Topic: Encouragement - When stressed, discouraged
Replies: 141
Views: 32456

I need help! or encouragement! or something!

I have hit the wall. I have been homeschooling our oldest since birth, although this is our first year with MFW. We are using Adventures. We are in week 20 (although about 1/2, soon to be a full week behind). I don't know what to do. It was going fine. Now I'm feeling overwhelmed and awful. Art is ...
by psalm126mama
Tue Feb 07, 2012 2:06 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: #15 - Elephant
Replies: 22
Views: 18670

Re: #15 - Elephant

Mister Roger's Neighborhood on Amazon - free with Prime or $1.99 per episode Mister Rogers' Neighborhood 2000, Ep. 1756 "2000-01" "Mister Rogers finds a 500 pound baby - at the zoo! It's a baby elephant, and he learns how its mother and the zookeeper care for it. There's a video of how people make b...
by psalm126mama
Sat Jan 14, 2012 9:05 am
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: #14 - Horse
Replies: 19
Views: 14002

Re: #14 - Horse

Mister Rogers Neighborhood, free with amazon prime or $1.99 per episode "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood 1979 - 2001 Season 1998, Ep. 1724 "1998-04" Mister Rogers makes a merry-go-round by taping plastic animals on a paper plate and shows a factory video of how people make carousel horses. Lady Elaine i...
by psalm126mama
Tue Jan 10, 2012 3:51 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: #13 - Cow
Replies: 30
Views: 20757

Re: #13 - Cow

Mr. Rogers Neighborhood, Free with Amazon Prime or $1.99 "The Best of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Season 3, Ep. 7 "Work (#1527) A Visit to a Dairy Farm" Mister Rogers visits a dairy farm to see how cows are milked and milk is bottled. In Make-Believe, a contractor helps King Friday plan a budget for...
by psalm126mama
Sat Jan 07, 2012 1:41 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: #12 - Goat
Replies: 20
Views: 19103

Re: #12 - Goat

Mister Roger's Neighborhood - Free with mazon prime or $1.99 per episode The Best of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Season 5, Ep. 10 "Caring for the Environment (#1620) Making Toys from Throw-Aways" Mister Rogers makes a puppet show using boxes and materials that would have been thrown away and Mr. McF...
by psalm126mama
Wed Dec 14, 2011 9:59 am
Forum: First Grade Archive
Topic: Timeline - Ideas & details (1st)
Replies: 39
Views: 18602

Re: Bible notebook sub for 1st gr timeline?

asheslawson - thank you for sharing this idea. I am limited on wallspace, too and your idea is great.
by psalm126mama
Wed Nov 09, 2011 2:36 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: Phonics - Ideas for phonics in God's Creation from A to Z
Replies: 69
Views: 51562

Re: need help with blend ladder, tearful child (K)

Yodergoat - My daughter had a similar reaction when we started Tt Turtle week. http://board.mfwbooks.com/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=7179&p=79926#p79880 Anyway... I just looked on my calendar to remember when that was (time is going by so fast these days) and it was only middle of September. Now, we are in...
by psalm126mama
Wed Nov 02, 2011 2:37 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: # 9 - Octopus
Replies: 39
Views: 35282

Re: # 9 - Octopus

Netflix Streaming "Oceans" - Disney nature documentary "The Living Sea" - an IMAX movie Both of these contained the typical "billions of years old" junk, but the underwater footage was beautiful and my DD 5 and I enjoyed watching them. Just for fun we also watched Go Diego Go, Season 2, Episode14, "...
by psalm126mama
Wed Nov 02, 2011 2:25 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: # 9 - Octopus
Replies: 39
Views: 35282

Re: # 9 - Octopus

Free with Amazon Prime or $1.99 per episode Mister Rogers Neighborhood Season 1984, Episode 4 - "Mister Rogers shows photographs of his own grandparents. He visits a large aquarium and learns about many different kinds of fish. In Make-Believe, there will be an opera "about a grandfather for someone...
by psalm126mama
Wed Nov 02, 2011 2:20 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: #10 - Water
Replies: 24
Views: 20246

Re: #10 - Water

Free with Amazon Prime or $1.99 per episode Mister Rogers Season 1999, Episode 6 - "Mister Rogers has things that control water-waterfalls, fountains, faucets-and a video: how people make raincoats. He shows only water in the sink and bathtub goes down the drain. In Make-Believe, Lady Elaine is squi...
by psalm126mama
Wed Nov 02, 2011 2:16 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: #10 - Water
Replies: 24
Views: 20246

Re: #10 - Water

Netflix Streaming - Sid the Science Kid:Change Happens, Episode 3 - "My Ice Pops" - When Sid wakes up, he finds that his ice pops have melted, which leads him to ask," Why do things melt?" After investigating, he learns that if liquids don't stay in a frosty place, they'll gradually melt. Just for f...
by psalm126mama
Wed Nov 02, 2011 1:58 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: # 7 - Us
Replies: 24
Views: 23079

Re: # 7 - Us

On Netflix Streaming - Sid the Science Kid:The Bug Club, Episode 3 - "The Big Sneeze" - "Sid's parents tell him to wash his hands to keep away germs -- but he can't see any on his hands. After learning that germs are too small to see, Sid and his chums discover that washing their hands with soap and...
by psalm126mama
Wed Nov 02, 2011 1:54 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: # 5 - Nest
Replies: 53
Views: 47195

Re: # 5 - Nest

On Netflix Streaming: Sid the Science Kid:Feeling Good Inside & Out, Episode 2 - "Home Tweet Home" - Sid wonders why there aren't any birds living in the birdhouse he made with his father. Sid and his friends later discover that many animals build and live in their own homes, including beehives, ant...
by psalm126mama
Wed Nov 02, 2011 1:52 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: # 3 - Leaf
Replies: 43
Views: 37502

Re: # 3 - Leaf

On Netflix Streaming: Sid the Science Kid: Feeling Good Inside & Out, Episode 4 - Don't forget the leaves - "Everybody thinks flowers are special, but Sid wants to know what makes leaves special. When he and his friends investigate, they discover that leaves are food for animals, provide shade and h...
by psalm126mama
Sun Oct 30, 2011 12:03 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: # 8 - Dinosaur
Replies: 40
Views: 35379

Re: # 8 - Dinosaur

These are some fun ones we watched this week on Netflix streaming: Dinosaur Train (this is a PBS cartoon series) - any episode Blue's Clues - Season 3 Episode 24 - Shovel and Pail discover a dinosaur footprint in the backyard. Steve pretends to be a dinosaur. Wonder Pets - Season 1 Episode 6 - "Save...