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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Workbox Wednesday

Here is what was in our work boxes on Monday:

C - age 4 - Kindergarten

#1 - The Ordinary Parent's Guide to Teaching Reading Lesson 41 and Starfall.com Step 1 Reading Nonfiction  A House in a Tree


#2 - Rhyme Time from Happy Phonics


#4 Animal Habitats - Rain Forests  
Animals of the Rain Forest Book from EnchantedLearning.com
Watched online videos of Rain Forest from National Geographic Kids

#5 Read Alouds

#6 Math
Lesson 67 & 68 of Saxon Math K: Home School Teachers Edition (Homeschool Math Grade K)
(see Math Monday Post)

#7 Chinese
Betterchinese.com  Book 4 and Song 4

#8 Geography

#9 Handwriting without Tears - Letter R

#10 Cutting Practice


Z - age 2  (Color:  Red, Letter: M; continuing from a short week last week)

#1 M Magnet Page from Letter of the Week

#2 M coloring Page from EnchantedLearning.com and M cut at paste from Homeschool Creations

#3 Red Collage - Red paint and red glitter
#4 - Pouring (this was actually part of C's  Math workbox)

#5 - Cutting Practice  (there are little monkey stickers on the strip,but most did not survive, he had so much fun cutting, I have a pile of teeny tiny snips of paper left!)

#6 Tonging Large Marshmallows  (fine motor and one-on-one correspondence)  Use #1 for the apricot package from Costco (I polled on this in a previous post!)

#7 Read Aloud


#8 M box - sand paper letter, lacing letter, HWT letter M, fridge phonics M, tracing letter

#9 RED playdough, HWT playdough card, M cookie cutter, mouse and moon cookie cutters

#10 & #11   EDUCATION CUBES  (SHARED BINS)
Check out the Education Cubes post!!

We ended the day with a trip to the library to get books on the Rainforest (& Brazil!), and C picked out several Halloween books (he's ahead of the game).





Workbox Wednesday




6 comments:

  1. I am impressed that you make workboxes work for both kids. I tried them once but I am too disorganized to keep them up. We should "visit" rainforest again one of these days.

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  2. Lots of great learning going on here. I am trying HWT for the first time this year:)

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  3. Hi from your newest follower being a grandma of 7 I am very impressed with your site glad I found you off the blog hop...Sincerely Rachel

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  4. Good for you getting out all the hands on resources. That's my bugaboo area-meaning I'm working on it. I think it's great for the kiddos.
    Blessings

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  5. I love these activity ideas! Especially the letter of the week. :-)

    I'm a new follower via GFC. See you again soon!

    Laura @ The Frugal Kitchen

    ~

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  6. Thanks for linking up! I love seeing all the fun stuff you do with your kiddos!

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