Although not strictly homeschoooling, (well who knows maybe it counts as PE?) we made some Pinterest-inspired sponge balls to play with. While I was making the balls, Chobie wanted to build a house with the strips of sponge that I had cut. Which gave us the idea of using the sponges as blocks in the pool.
We were surprised to find out that the blocks actually move downwards in the water as you stack them.
And of course, here is how the sponge balls (pinned from Spoonful) turned out...
This is another one down off of the summer fun times list. Hooray!
The theme for this month is pretty loosely inspired around mixing up goo. Since there aren't all that many books on the subject, we are reading some fun and informative books on a variety of other topics including these titles (with links from my independent bookstore affiliate).
Summer: An Alphabet Acrostic
This book is part of a series with alphabet acrostics for each season. We started reading them last fall
and have made it all the way around to summer. I really like the illustrations and the acrostic poetry is pretty impressive (although the last time I read acrostic poetry, I think it was name poems we made in 5th grade, so I might not have the highest standards).
Going Around the Sun: Some Planetary Fun
I think this is going to work out pretty well because the real theme of this month is moving. So we have lots to do.
What kinds of things are you learning about this summer?
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