Board Game Day

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Board game day is one of my favorite days. We play lots of different board games all day and practice math, spelling, magnetism, and learned about our 50 states. We laughed, giggled, stratigized and even played for M&M just to mix things up.   The first game we played was * YIKERZ GAME a game that can be played anywhere, in solo, head-to-head or team formats. There are over 20 custom board layouts and players can design their own. Yikerz is quick to learn but challenging to master.   Next we played Scrabble Apple, basically like Banana scrabble but you Continue reading

Magnet fridge chore list

This is my best idea yet…. Ok I got the idea on pinterest, well sort of….  The chores are everyday items and school stuff.  The girls have  to do it by the time daddy get home.  So far it is working great, and to really get them in the mood – I am either paying them ($) or giving them a pre-paid apple card or something from the fun box. I simply took magnet sheet.. made up a list, printed it out, cut out each job, and put in on the fridge.  The great thing is I only have to switch done and need Continue reading

Experiments – Magnets

Who doesn’t love to play with magnets, so we got this book at the library along with a lot of other – but more about that later.  I made the girls sit and listen while I ead a couple of chapters – gave up on that and went right into the experimenting… I got both girls notebooks (which we almost lost twice) so they could write down their hypothesis and conclusions. first experiment … WHAT IS MAGNETIC? I had the girls each pick 10 items  that they thought could e picked up by a magnet – They wrote down each Continue reading