Category Archives: Playful Learning/Learning Throug Play

Real World Math and…Fairies?

Real-World Math After flipping and flopping over how to teach math, I’ve settled on a plan of attack that seems to work. Real world math. These generally manifest in the form of word problems. Here are two from the other … Continue reading

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Following the Interests

This week, and last week, have had a heavy emphasis on gauging interests and seeing where they lead. After all, that is one the big pluses of homeschooling, that we can give them the basics, while spending time following their … Continue reading

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Finding Our Rhythm…For Now

Nothing lasts forever, but currently our homeschool regimen is working out well. This is what we are up to these days. It is a routine, although loose and flexible in many spots, which makes it work well for us… Mondays … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Our Future Homeschool Room

Buying a new home and prepping for the big move sure can be distracting! Honestly though, I am thankful we have the ability to push Emily’s studies into the spring and summer months. I’ve already stated my intent to school … Continue reading

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Ten Black Dots

So I put into play another one of the projects from Playful Learning: Develop Your Child’s Sense of Joy and Wonder yesterday. The morning was full of doctor’s appointments, two of them, so I packed up an activity bag for … Continue reading

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Even More Playful Learning

I have mentioned that any kind of formal or planned lessons for homeschooling fell along the wayside with my house obsession. And while our ramp up for moving in one month looms in front of my eyes, and the last … Continue reading

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