Friday, March 20, 2015

Weekly Wrap Up–Box Day!

We are currently studying World War II, and I was thrilled to find that there was a live performance of the play “The Diary of Anne Frank” being held in our community.   We all went to see the play on Saturday night and it was a huge hit.   We weren’t allowed to take photos.   On the way home Olivia asked “Mom, when can we go to the library, I need to read that book.”   I picked it up for her on Monday and she has devoured it.

Tuesday was St. Patrick’s Day.   I realize that  I’ve been a bit remiss in covering some of the lesser holidays.  My kids were stunned to know you would get pinched if not wearing green, and were oh-so-happy when daddy came home and they were able to pinch the dickens out of him.  

Our homeschool group had a St. Patty’s Day party, so I decided that would be our first step into all things green.  There was a lovely photo booth, games, prizes and more sugary snacks than you can shake a stick at.   It was a great party, and while we didn’t “study” St. Patrick, at least they do know to wear green every year.

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Box day was also on Tuesday!!    Can’t you just hear the angelic choir singing the hallelujah chorus as you look at this box of educational goodness?    Lindsey said “That’s a lot of school books.”  Imagine the look on her face when I told her some are on back order and will be shipped later.  (heh heh heh)

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We built a solar oven this week.  Unfortunately the day we made it we had rain all day, so we’ll be giving it a try over the weekend, but it looks lovely, no?

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The girls have a ballet performance this weekend, so our ballet schedule has been a bit different, and there was no basketball or cheer this week.   How was your week?

Linking up with Weekly Wrap Up and Collage Friday.

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