Ramona’s World! If you have read the Ramona series then you know this book is a great continuation of Ramona’s journey through childhood. It shows her at the age where we first met Beezus. It is fun to compare the two girls at the ripe old age of nine!
I recently took a Facebook test to determine whether I am predominantly right or left brained. For me this test was a no brainer (ha-ha). I got 75% right brain and 25% left brain. I was not surprised at all. I rely on my creative side daily and always have. I use it for problem solving and it is how I chose my career. I was a minority among my adult friends. Most of them had a higher left brain score. My husband often says that one of the things he likes the most about me is my childlike spirit.Continue reading
Beverly Cleary? Yes please! Ramona Quimby, Ellen Tebbits, Henry Huggins, Ralph S. Mouse, Otis Spofford, and so many more. Raise your hand if you read one of these gems while you were growing up! I know I read more than one of them! Now I have the pleasure of reading them with my daughter.
We have been studying phases of matter. So I decided to use making slime as a science lesson.
Today is Leif Erikson Day! Leif Erikson was an 11th century Norse explorer. It is actually believed that the Vikings, Leif Erikson, were the first to land on the continent of North America. I thought this would be a perfect day to do a small lesson on Vikings.