Tuesday, May 2, 2017
What We Did In March
Apple has learned all of her letter sounds and is now working on identifying beginning sounds of words and writing. I use a tablet, basic beginner lined paper in a document cover and dry erase markers, pre-k workbooks and the book How to Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons. Since this isn't formal school, I'm letting her set the pace and in the last month, she's exploding with development. It's exciting to see.
Jie Jie made this funny little sculpture out of play dough.
This is our fourth spring in this house and I finally got out into the part of our yard that I call the Wilderness Area at just the right time to weedwack the foxtails while they were still soft enough to be cut, then I sprayed weed control over it. It's time to do it again in spots, but this is the first time I feel I've controlled the yard enough to bring in a small bobcat tractor to level it and prepare it for landscaping.