Homegrown Catholics is an excellent resource for religious education teachers, homeschoolers, and parents. Here you'll see all my lesson plans and project ideas on many Catholic subjects as well as school topics. If you would like to read about my adventures as a Home Educator, click on the St. Brigid's Academy tab above.

Friday, September 28, 2012

Autumn Days of Life-Learning

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Some days are better spent outdoors.
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We read our Science while on a nature walk.
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A lap-blanket that travels in the car as we journey near and far.
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Any chance to get crafty!
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The challenge was for it to be beautifully displayed, paying attention to color changes and flow of the white space. The milk weed pods were collected as a fire-starter.


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Wapiti Rendezvous - 1800s demonstration/reenactment
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And just plain 'ol fun with Mommy.
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Kodak Moments in my head include books, gymnastics, a few good movies, lots of toys, and many more smiles. Maybe next week we'll get around to those pesky workbooks? Honestly, we learned so much more this week I know they'll retain for years.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Actual First Day in Pictures

Pre-School Campout
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How do they measure up?
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Creativity Containers, Picture Me Posters, and Time Capsule
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[Serious Bookwork Time]

Mom has camera-flashyitis.
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Non-Traditional School, Non-Traditional School Photos
2012-2013 School Photos - Page 001
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2012-2013 School Photos - Page 005

(note to anxious grandmas, aunties, godmothers… you'll get your copy soon!)

Non-Traditional, and best, way to end the first school day
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