Showing posts from July, 2011

Free Bookmarks!

Well, okay, you COULD just cut up an old cereal box and have yourself a nice set of free bookmarks – well, for free!  But wouldn’t you rather your children were LEARNING from and enjoying their bookm… Read more

Elemental Science: Gearing Up, Cutting Up

Before I get started…if you’re looking for something simple for science, I just discovered this free PDF resource from the International Council of Associations for Science Education (ICASE) which is… Read more

Gumby Hat!!!

When you can’t find his kippah before lunchtime and can’t get up off your lazy… oh, sorry… broken foot to go get a REAL one. Read more

Supreme Chillul Hashem, or “Knowing White from Wong”

Oy, vey!  You wouldn’t believe the email I got yesterday from a person purporting to be a rabbi… and not just any rabbi:  a rabbi in a major Jewish community who claims to be responsible for conversi… Read more

Six-Word Saturday: 29 Tammuz, 5771

Why the weird dates? Click here to find out!  Another reason to LOVE Rainbow Resources! Like almost everyone in the world of homeschooling, they are very Christian in their focus, which might seem li… Read more

Shabbos Food!

Oy, vey… I have been overwhelmed with happiness today as food poured in from neighbours and friends through shul.  Well, okay, when I was lying semi-clad in bed, covered in children with no way to ge… Read more

Them’s My Kids!

I have no idea why I love these soccer pictures so much… YM took Naomi to the park because GZ was still sleeping… and ended up volunteering to help the big kids’ team.  He is a natural mentor; kids l… Read more

Must… homeschool… kids

Here I am on my crutches, hobbling to and fro with this 30-lb cast on my foot… the Homeschooling Supermama!!! Read more

Parsha Poem: Masei / מַסְעֵי

בְּמִדְבַּר / Bamidbar / Numbers 33:1-36:13: Read ithear it; colour it.Printable PDF version here.  Bonus:  “Hearing the Message”, a one-page poster summarizing the theme of each of the 5 books of… Read more

The Artist in Me

From the department of “Don’t Ask Your Child to Do Something You Won’t Do” comes my latest escapade:  sketching a copy of work of art.We suddenly, mysteriously became members of the Art Gallery of O… Read more

Review: Famous Figures of Ancient Times, aka Pharaohs at Play!

Gavriel Zev is having altogether too much fun with these cut-out jointed historical paper dolls!  I bought this book, Famous Figures of Ancient Times, at Rainbow a while ago – couldn’t resist, even t… Read more

Books, on Bookshelves!

When I woke up Sunday morning, my goal – and my planned excitement for the day – was this:  replace the broken, leaning-over, falling-down Ikea bookshelf with a slightly bigger, sturdier Ikea bookshe… Read more

Meet the Masters Project: Mary Cassatt Hats

Like I said, I may not be able to sit through a math lesson yet, and we can’t do our composer stuff because of the Three Weeks, but we’re still slogging enjoyably through our artist studies.  Our cur… Read more

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