Monthly Archives: September 2010

Recent Egyptian Activities

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New Math Game – Mythmatical Battles

Found a great solution for the tediousness of practicing multiplication facts while combining my son’s love of mythology— Mythmatical Battles card game. This cards game where you can pit Norse versus Egyptian or Celtic versus Greek mythological characters was suggested … Continue reading

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Cuneiform Tablets

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Busy Week

I am hoping the idea of a Blog  to chronicle  our first year of homeschooling won’t be too ambitious. I am finding it hard to carve out the time to post daily (obviously). Shuffling everything domestic and work related to … Continue reading

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More of the Basics with a Touch of Gray

Today was tough on the motivation front. It’s gray and gloomy outside. JJ was sick all day yesterday and had two doctor’s appointments. It was hard for both of us to feel energize and ready to work. But we muscled … Continue reading

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Beach Activities – Real life learning opportunities

What a joy it was to be able to stop and explore the natural world around us in Nags Head, North Carolina. Every day provided us with an opportunity to learn something new in a completely self-directed way. Here are … Continue reading

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Pyramid Model

Here’s an Aug. 26th attempt at creating a pyramid model with the three layers that are present in the Pyramids on the Giza Plateau. We found a Discovery Channel and a NGS video very helpful and interesting. A trip to … Continue reading

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