Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Morning Wonders

Today is our fortnightly Homeschool meet. Usually we need to travel up to and hour away but this week we are meeting at Bashams Beach, just 5 minutes down the road, for a spot of whale watching.
So our morning can be a little more relaxed.

I was woken by lots of laughter just outside our bedroom. I went to investigate and found the boys reading these awesome poetry books.

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The big books were Randalls as a little one, the smaller versions I picked up fro $2 at Ned's recently

Kids, boys even, reading poetry, before breakfast? What's going on?

Surely they should be fighting over the tv, having mum get grumpy at them because they aren't getting ready fast enough, and just generally dragging their feet?

Yes that was what our mornings used to look like, and sometimes does still if we have to be somewhere early, but one of the joys of homeschooling is we can take our time to get into our day, which means we can enjoy our day more, the kids will absorb information far easier and we can all wonder in ourselves harmoniously.

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Then the doorbell rang and it was the Parcel delivery lady with our latest Scholastic order. I love Scholastic. In our order were a couple of sets of magnetic tangrams. My boys love tangrams and these were a bargain at just $5 each set (transport and zoo animals).

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The sun by Ethan

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A butterfly by Ethan

We need to get our butts moving shortly so we are ready in time to head out, but for now the boys can play and learn.

Maths and Poetry before breakfast! By choice! How amazing!

Take Care
Becci xx

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