Archive for December, 2011
Posted on 20. Dec, 2011 by Kate.
The older the children get, the crazier our schedules become. So while the girls were dipping chocolates with Grandma B, Nate decided to take the boys to get a Christmas tree. They found a beautiful tree that only needed a little reinforcing at the top so it could hold the star. Okay–Nate covered a wooden [...]
Posted on 19. Dec, 2011 by Kate.
This is my husband’s Grandma. Every year she invites all the girls to help her make chocolates. Our husbands are all in full support of this day–something about the tins of chocolates we bring home.
It’s quite a houseful, and getting a turn at dipping is a challenge.
Grandma does her best to teach us the technique.
Posted on 12. Dec, 2011 by Kate.
Introduce letter Ll and its sound.
Practice saying words that start with Ll. (light, little, lion, lollipop, lick, like, lemon, lime)
Talk about sweet and sour tastes. Taste some sugar (sweet), taste some lemon juice (sour).
Posted on 06. Dec, 2011 by Kate.
Congratulations to Hayley! I’ll get your book to you. Merry Christmas!
So my friend Tilly and I have a cooking show. Stop laughing. Please. Yes, I know. That’s why I haven’t said anything about it on this blog.
Then the 200th post thing came up and I thought, Now would be a good time to post something about [...]
Posted on 01. Dec, 2011 by Kate.
Read King Bidgood’s in the Bathtub
Point out the letter Kk. Talk about the sound it makes.
Begin work on retelling the story in preschooler’s words. Make tub for each page and have preschooler add simple drawings and cut outs to go with the story.
Put lipstick on and kiss a cutout letter K.
Practice ordering letters of last [...]