The most fundamental skill you will ever teach your child in your homeschool is reading. Reading aloud to your children represents one aspect of that process. In this Facebook Live presentation, I talk about how to read 1,000 books before kindergarten to your children.
The Read-Aloud Handbook
Then, I turn to Jim Trelease’s “Read-Aloud Handbook” as the Bible of reading aloud. There are many other lists you can find with classics for children. I discuss some of these lists, books, and websites where you can find reading ideas. Continue reading »
Alexander the Great or Chapter 25 was a really exciting chapter. The kids loved the stories. Our son’s middle name is Alexander, named after my maternal grandmother, Alexandra, so our son perked up when he heard the meaning of the name. I think he connected with Alexander because of that.
We did the mapwork. They colored Alexander and Bucephalus.
Boys color differently than girls.
Who says Alexander and his horse did not have pink clothes?
We tied a Gordian Knot two ways, according to instructions.
Gordian Knot, one way
Another Gordian knot
We built a Bucephalus stick horse. First, we printed out the page as it was. My son colored and cut it. Continue reading »