Category Archives: Activities at Home

April 2017 Pictures

Time to get caught up with the random pictures! Remember that post I did about salsa? After I added all the other ingredients, I ended up with two pots full! Does Little Miss look like she has gained some weight? … Continue reading

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Evening Walk

We don’t have enough grass here for our animals, so we graze the cow on the roadside during the day. We bring her home every evening before dark, to milk her and keep her in our paddock overnight. Seth always … Continue reading

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Product Review—The Typing Coach

I have been trying to teach my boys touch typing for a long time now. Esther learned when we still lived in America, using an old typing book I had picked up somewhere. It was very similar to the way … Continue reading

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Connections

I love the connections we sometimes get to make. We’ve been reading aloud a book titled The Broken Blade, a story about voyageurs who traveled from Montreal to Grand Portage in 1800. The main character is a young boy whose … Continue reading

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MacKintosh Beach

One Tuesday in April, our homeschool group went out to MacKintosh Beach, near Amberley, for a picnic and to explore after reading the stories the children wrote, which gives us our excuse for getting together. We had never been out … Continue reading

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Strange People

We had some very strange-looking people in our house this evening. First, this apparition appeared: He wouldn’t tell us his name, but we think maybe it was Mr. Imagination. Sure sounded like his giggle, anyway! Then, a little while later, … Continue reading

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Happy Days

This is just a collection of random pictures of happy times over the past couple of months—pictures I never found a spot for before. Mr. Imagination was so happy to have puddles to splash in! This was one of our … Continue reading

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NASA Super Balloon

Yesterday evening when I was on my way home with the cow from where she grazes on the roadside during the day, I noticed a bright object in the sky off to the southwest of us. I thought that was … Continue reading

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Little Miss and Her Bicycle

Mr. Inventor and Mr. Diligence found a tiny bicycle with training wheels at the dump a few months ago. They brought it home and presented it to their favorite little sister; it was just the right size for her. She … Continue reading

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Cats

Our little kittens aren’t so little anymore! They are nearly full-grown now, but we’re enjoying them just as much. One problem they are running into, though, is that they don’t both fit on the same lap at the same time … Continue reading

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