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Chemistry – Buckyballs

We are diving back into chemistry with Will’s current Moving Beyond the Page 10-12 unit centering around “The Giver” by Lois Lowry. Yesterday was one of those leisurely days when we did not have piano or sports practice or a … Continue reading

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Seeds, Archery & Kites

What a gorgeous week it has been here in Vermont.  Yesterday afternoon, while I planted seeds… The kids made a kite out of newspaper, sticks, tape, and ribbon… …tested it out in the field behind our home… …set up a … Continue reading

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Waiting

From the very beginning I have told my kids that our family does not use the word “bored”.  So much so that when my youngest heard someone said the “b” word, she thought the word was “bored” 😉   So, … Continue reading

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Knitting & Cooking Eggs

My eight year old is REALLY into knitting right now.  Last night, she knit through her sister’s skating lesson… She knit all the way home in the car… She knit through our evening reading – Caddie Woodlawn, at the moment … Continue reading

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Hogwarts

We were exceptionally fortunate this afternoon to leave the muggle world and spend some time at Hogwarts… Upon entering the great hall, the kids first had the opportunity to design wands and create dragon’s eyes…don’t you just love the suspended … Continue reading

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Tournament, Library & Shakespeare

We are in the final weekend of hockey season for our family.  Although I love watching hockey games, I must admit that I am ready to move on to spring sports.  Today was the first day of a three day … Continue reading

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Lessons In Caramel, Winter Fun, & White Fang

My eight year old asked if she could make caramel.  I suggested that she look up a recipe in our good old standby cookbook – Joy of Cooking.  She got experience using the extensive index and successfully located a recipe … Continue reading

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What To Do On A Snow Day…

…enjoy the unexpected extra family time together! Yesterday’s snow day was truly a blessing – so many fun things to do outside and in… Exercise the dog and build a snow man! Exercise the chickens?  They are rarely this adventurous … Continue reading

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