It is almost the end of May and this means summer break is here. We do not homeschool year round, although learning never stops. Children are naturally curious and they will learn even if I don’t record it as a school day.
First grade and third grade certificates
We have some summer camps coming up: art, orchestra, app making, manners, soccer, swimming, archery – all these activities involve learning. I have not yet decided if I should count these days toward their next school year. This past school year, I did. But it almost feels like cheating. Continue reading »
Learning never ends, but school years do. After 180 days of school, we were happy to take our children out for a nice lunch at The Wild Plum Tea Room and give them their Certificates of Completion. Our son finished first grade, and our daughter Pre-Kindergarten.
My husband with my son, who is proudly presenting his Certificate of Completion for First Grade
With my daughter, proud of her Certificate of Completion for Pre-Kindergarten
We would like to go to the same restaurant every year for this event, but maybe that’s not necessary. Maybe every year we will feel like trying a different place. Who knows what the future will bring?
But The Wild Plum was a great choice for this year. They serve their delicious orange tea and many healthy choices.
Too bad it is not exactly man food. Our principal was not too fond of their menu, but we made it through and had a good time as a family (and school). Continue reading »