Month: December 2015

Seasonally Inspired Homeschooling First Grade – Week 15 | from Blue Bells and Cockle ShellsHow was your homeschooling week? We had another busy week, but we both have been enjoying all the holiday happenings. Sola went ice skating for the first time, which she really enjoyed. Unfortunately, I do not know how to ice skate well enough to take her myself, so she can only go if my husband takes her. I would sign her up for lessons, but she has no interest in them.

Here is our seasonally inspired homeschooling first grade lesson plan for week 15. Please refer to week 1’s post for a list of all the books that we are using this year. (more…)

Seasonally Inspired Homeschooling First Grade – Week 14 | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

How was your homeschooling week? Ours was a bit hectic, as we have been doing so many holiday activities. I know some homeschoolers take off December for this very reason and then do more schooling during the summer. I am beginning to think that I should do that with Sola. My older kids all wanted […]

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Santa Lucia Felt Crown | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

Last year, we made a felt Santa Lucia crown for Sola to wear on Santa Lucia Day, but I never posted about it. It was really easy to make and has held up all year, so I thought I would share the pattern and directions with you. To make this crown you need: Felt in […]

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