Now that we're on this new non-schedule, each day is very unique.
Today, we started the morning with a long shower,
curled up in towels on the day bed, and read some poetry.
After a bit of math and spelling practice,
Lu went down to the garden to cut some fresh oregano,
chopped it up,
and made us some breakfast!
The Words of the Day: Abhor and Counterfeit
Look them up and use each one in a sentence.
I get words HERE
This is a great little activity for communicating, listening, giving instructions, and following instructions. We sit back to back, each with one sheet of paper. One person draws something and then, using only words, instructs the other person on how to replicate the drawing.
In this one, Lu drew the original and gave me instructions:
His design worked very well, and his instructions were clear.
The instructions might sound like: from the top right of the spiral, draw a diagonal yellow line to the top right corner of the paper. Go to the half-way point on the yellow line and draw a circle the size of the your fingertip.
In this one, I drew the original and gave the instructions:
(not as successful)
Several times a week,
Lu calls for me to come running somewhere with the camera.
He found all these little guys today -
(Can you see? It's an ant carrying a piece of bamboo bark)
A nap, mid-afternoon...
and that was that.