Best age to learn a second language?

What is the best age for children start learning a second language?  This debate has been going on for years.  Honestly, you are the only one that can answer that question.  The experts say that every child should learn a foreign language because it improves their skills and grades in math and English and can improve entrance exam scores. You need to start teaching your child a foreign language when your child is ready.  Most ‘normal’ schools start learning about Continue reading

Random France questions

The girls finished the 3 projects I gave them on France.  This time they had to answer random question that I came up with about France.  I was thinking it would teach them how to look up stuff on the internet and find the answers.  I believe it’s one of the most valuable skills kids can learn, I am not so concerned about memorizing dates, names and events, because they find what they are looking for Continue reading

make a craft – fairy garden

make a craft – fairy garden The girls wanted to make a craft so they did a  3-D Fairy Garden they got from Santa.  It took two days but they colored all the animals and fairies.  The girls had so much fun making the fairies and set up thier fairy garden.    We are going to see “Big Miracle” movie tomorrow so I made the girls find 5 facts about whales.  I also got the girls to Continue reading

More French, math -money

McKenzey made another 100 on level 2, belle was another story. Isabelle got really mad and frustrated at the computer so I decided that she should take a break and try again another day. Both girls also did khan academy also, I love that site. McKenzey is working on multiplication 1.5 which is 123 x 2, which is giving her a run for her money but I think she is getting it. The girls also Continue reading

French math

This morning both girls got right up and did their French and math. We are starting over taking French using Rosetta Stone and hopefully this time we will stick with it. Both girls did math using Khan academy. McKenzey did two classes on negative numbers and Belle did a class on adding 100 numbers (example 487+ 596) Then both girls watched a really neat video about the heart. Bill Nye the science guy is so Continue reading

Christmas around – world

Since we haven’t done anything for the last couple days, mainly because I haven’t felt like it. I decided we would look up how different kids all over the world celebrated Christmas. I thought everyone else would enjoy it so I include some of the facts we found. We did however manage to watch all three Santa movies. So here are the top 25 thing we remember about the Santa movies and what we found Continue reading