Tag Archives : 2nd Grade

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All About Reading 3 Review


Hi everyone! I had so much fun offering a giveaway for the newly released All About Reading Level 3 curriculum. But now I want to take a few minutes to review it a bit for those of you with questions. {Disclosure: I am an affiliate with All About Learning Press because I love their products! Links contained in this post…

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Daily Homeschool Schedule: 2nd Grade


Hi everyone! As promised I have another post in the ‘Daily Homeschool Schedule’ series for you all. As mentioned last week, I’ve had countless questions about our daily schedule. And you can see an overview of our daily schedule here. But today I wanted to share Tinker Bell’s schedule with you. She’s currently 7 years old, and in 2nd grade.…

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What’s in the Box Wednesday ~ 2nd Grade


Hi everyone! Back by popular demand is my What’s in the Box Wednesday! I’ve had a few emails asking what happened to this series, and so I thought I’d share another sample of a day of work in the Confessions house: Today I’m sharing Turbo’s workboxes…in case you’ve just found my blog, he’s in 2nd Grade this year:   Drawer…

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4-H Robotics


Turbo has been participating in a Robotics club this year and he absolutely LOVES it! Since it’s been such a big hit, I wanted to take a minute to share some information with you as well. They have 3 tracks to work through, Virtual Robotics, Junk Drawer Robotics, and Robotics Platforms. The program Turbo is currently doing is called “Junk…

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2012 Mid-Year Curriculum Changes


Hi everyone! I’ve had several questions from readers asking how our 2012 curriculum choices are going. I think one of the things I like most about homeschooling is the ability to be flexible and note when something is working well and when something isn’t working! That said in order to maintain my own sanity, and thus the sanity of those…

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Imagination Station Series Giveaway


I’m always looking for fun educational reading for my kids, so I was totally excited when I was contacted to review the Imagination Station adventure series! I was equally excited to see my kids jump at the chance to read them! The Imagination Station series is a historical fiction adventure series for young readers, published by Tyndale House and Focus…

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Our Curriculum 2011-2012


Hi everyone! It’s that time of the year again! You know the one…when you realize that summer’s almost over and you barely remember it starting. The one where you think “Yikes! I better order my curriculum so it’s here in time!” Yep…that one. I’ve had lots of emails asking about our curriculum choices for this year already, so I know…

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The Write Shop Primary Review & Giveaway


Looking for some help teaching your children how to write? In preparation for next year, this one was thing on my mind! I don’t consider myself a great writer. I never even journal. I talk a lot. But I don’t think that counts. So the thought of teaching my children to write was freaking me out a bit. Oooh! Write…

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What’s In The Box Wednesday: First Grade


Welcome to What’s In The Box Wednesday! Today I’m sharing my First Grade workboxes with you. 1. Math U See: Alpha. You can also go to the Math U See E-sources, they have a ton of online activities, worksheet generator, loan calculator, investment calculator, and online math drills. 2. All About Spelling: I can’t say enough about this, my kids…

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What’s in the Box Wednesday: 2nd Grade


Welcome to What’s in the Box Wednesday! Wow, I haven’t done one of these posts in awhile! But I do like to look back and see what was in our workboxes, so I thought I’d do one again. I have another one for First Grade coming up too. 1. Math U See: Beta. You can also go to the Math…

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Scratch and Sketch Books


We recently got our hands on some of these fun Scratch and Sketch books! These super cute books come with a small blurb about each item and a drawing for the kids to copy if they so choose. The pages are black and each book comes with a wooden stylus used to ‘scratch’ the image into the black coating. Of…

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Expedition Earth ~ Thailand Floating Boats Craft


Sawa dee ka! This week we made Krathong Floating boats for our Geography Curriculum week on Thailand! This craft went much better than our Columbus Day Boat craft so I thought I’d share our building strategies! Supplies: Cardboard Masking Tape Tin Foil Popsicle sticks and any other decorating items you’d like Play-doh (optional: we used it to secure the popsicle…

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