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Cranky Complaints-Lady Buys BOOKS! (or tries to)

Raising my Jewish Children
GZ:  Spider’s having Christmas!  It’s Christmas morning…Me:  So fun!  What do they do for that?GZ: …

Chanukah Lapbook Close-Up Pictures
In case you’re curious about what’s inside, I finally got finished making a full mock-up of the l…

Meeting the Masters: Picasso(s) at work
To go along with our current artist, Pablo Picasso, I printed these two sheets from Making Art Fun:…

Cuisenaire Rods & Homeschool Fun for the Younger Set
While Naomi Rivka was out at ballet class yesterday, Gavriel Zev enjoyed some happy one-on-one tim…

Spelling Lessons with Explode the Code
A couple of people have been asking on the boards, as I was at this time last year, how to transiti…

(Ancient) Egyptian Feast!
Well, maybe not ANCIENT, exactly, but I decided to make an Egyptian-style meal to tie in with all t…

“Partway-through” Update: Limudei Kodesh Curriculum
One surreal thing about schooling all year is that there’s always this feeling that you’re “partway…

How are we doing? Social Studies…
I took a look through Ontario’s Social Studies curriculum standards for Grade 1 and had a good chuc…

What do these men have in common?
(Apart from their bewitchingly jaunty hairstyles, that is… :-) )Marc Chagall and Felix Mendelssohn