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This week during our Homeschool Theme day we worked on the planets and made a planet themed craft. This week we learned about the planets in our solar system and learned some facts about them. My son has been working on space themed lessons on a website we are currently reviewing. My daughter has worked on Planet Express Lapbook from A Journey Through Learning.
One of the DVDs I picked up from the Library was The Cat In The Hat Learns A Lot About Space. We used a book that my friend had on hand about planets and we also used a book that came in a set as well. Both of the books had great information about the planets. We did the craft as we were working on the planets.
Since we are still working on our winter theme, we decided that we would head to the Wildlife Sanctuary and observe our surroundings. The point of this field trip was to observe how it looked as well as how the animals acted and what they were doing.
We started out in the building and let the kids burn off some energy. We also did an indoor scavenger hunt since many of the things we wouldn’t find out doors this time of year. Once finished we decided to take a walk toward the wolves. We didn’t go past the wolves because we were running out of time. It’s ok because what we did see was amazing.
For one month we are going to work on Winter/Snow theme. It might stretch out a little longer depending on if we get another resource bin from the library. Today we are actually suppose to get snow. I am excited for this snow but disappointed because it is to cold and windy to go outside to enjoy it once it starts.
Since we are in winter and we are getting ready to work on a winter/snow theme, I thought I would create some creative writing printables to go along with our theme. As of right now we do not have any snow. In fact this year we are having above normal temperatures and we have had a lot of rain. Sadly we will have a brown Christmas. I am hoping that at some point it will snow and we can have our snow day fun!