Month: November 2015

Seasonally Inspired Homeschooling First Grade - Week 13How was your homeschooling week? I’m sorry to be posting this at the last minute. I meant to post it before Thanksgiving, but got distracted. We always take off the week of Thanksgiving, so this lesson plan is for this week, the first week of December. St. Nicholas Day is next Sunday, December 6th.

Here is our seasonally inspired homeschooling first grade lesson plan for week 13. Please refer to week 1’s post for a list of all the books that we are using this year. (more…)

How to Make Christmas Pomanders | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

Christmas pomanders are an easy decoration to make that produce a lovely and subtle scent, which can be enjoyed long after Christmas is over. We have made pomanders with lemons and oranges. We found that the oranges produce a spicy scent, while lemons give off a lighter lemony scent. Pomanders are so easy to make, […]

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How was your homeschooling week? The holidays are coming up so fast! Thanksgiving is only a couple of weeks away. It seems like summer lasted forever, then fall took it’s time getting going, and then all of a sudden, wham! here we are. Here is our seasonally inspired homeschooling first grade lesson plan for week […]

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Seasonally Inspired Homeschooling First Grade – Week 11 | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

How was your homeschooling week? We did not have such a good week. Sola caught a cold on Friday, but seemed to be getting better by Saturday evening, so we trick o’ treated still. Well, Sunday she woke up with a high fever and was quite ill. Then I caught the cold and due my […]

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