Monday, December 05, 2016

Advent and Antarctica: Week 2 Peace


Week 2: Peace

Readings and Prayer: The Journey

Hymn: It Came Upon A Midnight Clear

Bible Reading Schedule/Activities:

Celebrate the Advent Season

Memory Verses:
Micah 5:2-5
Seeds Family Worship: To the Ends of the Earth

Jesse Tree Readings:

Ann Voskamp: Unwrapping the Greatest Gift
Ann's Peace Sunday Candle Lighting

The kids are working on their Bible Quizzing verses, we find this audiobible helpful:


A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens ( read for free on Gutenburg or download Audible version with Tim Curry)

Other choices, free on Gutenburg:
The Night Before Christmas and Other Christmas Stories
Life and Adventures of Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum
Short Stories by Lucy Maud Montgomery
A Budget of Christmas Tales by Charles Dickens and Others


Interactive website we are having fun with:

These first two videos are about the discovery of the South Pole, from last week.

Glory and Death: Amundsen and Scott's Race to the South Pole

Race to the South Pole: Tragedy at the South Pole
We watched this last week, very good.

The Secret of Antarctica

On Netflix:
Encounters At the End of the World
Frozen Planet

We will be doing more microscope labs this week and taking a trip to the Zoo to learn about animals in winter.  

Other resources:

Monday, November 14, 2016

November Week 3

Hymn of the Month

Be Still My Soul

Written by Katharina A. von Schlegel, 1752
Music: Finlandia by Jean Sibelius, 1899
Classics for Kids, Jean Sibelius

Bible Readings
2 Samuel 11
2 Samuel 12
Psalm 51
Luke 4: 16 - 31
Mark 6: 1 - 7

Bible Memory Work

Mark 12: 31-31
Seeds Family Worship: Seeds of Purpose vol. 4 

Language Arts

The kids and I are writing books this month. We have monthly and daily word goals. 

Learning to Read

All in One Homeschool


Maybe try:

History of Language

The Writer's Workshop - Ted Ed 

Foreign Languages


Social Studies

180 Days Around the World


Gov of Australia

Current Events: 

New Zealand Trek:


Earth Science 

Classical Conversations Cycle 1 App, starting in week 13

YouTube Channels: 
SciShow Kids
Crash Course Kids 
Magic School Bus Earth Science
    Watch episodes on Netflix



Monday, January 26, 2015

First Twelve Elements of the Periodic Table

You can use these as flash cards or play games with the terms. Have fun! Sing along to the elements song: at about 54 seconds: Here is a fun song with the names of all the elements: