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by The Kindred
Wed Apr 29, 2015 10:14 pm
Forum: Ideas - Kindergarten
Topic: # 9 - Octopus
Replies: 39
Views: 36858

Re: # 9 - Octopus

This is our second time going through MFW K and a couple of years ago when we studied Octopus, we watched this video. This morning, I remembered and pulled it up to view during breakfast and my three older kids LOVED it!!! It doesn't have any octopus but definitely shows that all of creation praises...
by The Kindred
Tue Oct 08, 2013 6:40 am
Forum: Ideas - Learning God's Story (First Grade)
Topic: General Ideas for Learning God's Story
Replies: 30
Views: 12503

Library Resource

If you live in Michigan - there is an incredible resource for library books. It is a statewide catalog where you can reserve books and they are then delivered to your 'home' library. So far (at week 14) I have found every science and math book listed in the index!! Our favorite time of each morning ...
by The Kindred
Tue Oct 08, 2013 6:20 am
Forum: Ideas - Learning God's Story (First Grade)
Topic: Weeks 11 & 12 (with Beach, Under the Sea; Subtraction)
Replies: 11
Views: 5750

Beach Field Trip

Our family went on a field trip this week to the beach! It was late September and I learned that it is a great time to go to the beach. We pretty much had it to ourselves for most of the morning, then people started trickling in closer to noon. It was sunny and warm - beautiful! The kids loved throw...
by The Kindred
Tue Oct 08, 2013 6:10 am
Forum: Ideas - Learning God's Story (First Grade)
Topic: Week 13 (with Sun and Moon)
Replies: 5
Views: 5105

Re: 1st Grade - Week 13 (with Sun and Moon)

For those of you who are Amazon Prime members - there is a 321 Penguins episode about the 'Green-eyed Monster' that shows the difference between envy and contentedness. This goes along with the Proverb for the week. It is from Season 1 - Episode 2. On Amazon Instant Video, search for 3-2-1 Penguins!...
by The Kindred
Tue Sep 03, 2013 10:58 am
Forum: Ideas - Learning God's Story (First Grade)
Topic: Weeks 8 & 9 (with Rain, Thunder & Lightning)
Replies: 10
Views: 5774

Re: 1st Grade - Weeks 8 & 9 (with Rain, Thunder & Lightning)

We are just starting Week 9 today (a day late due to Labor Day) and the first day went great! In explaining Proverbs 29:11 to my son - I found it helpful to show him the heat vent in our home and use it as an illustration for giving 'full vent' (open) and being under control (closed). He was confuse...