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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Homeschool Week in Review | October 4 - 8

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School this week consisted of a much more relaxed, unschooling-type method than we regularly employ at home.  Because we were traveling (and especially because we were traveling to my parents' house), we enjoyed TONS of reading with Granny and Grandpa, arts and crafts galore (Granny is so amazing to provide this stuff for her grandsons and supervise throughout.  She is such a FABULOUS Granny!!), adventure and discovery in the great outdoors, and even a field trip to the Clark Planetarium in Salt Lake City to satisfy our Astronomy lust.

The following is a photo presentation of our "school" this week.

Read Fest 2010.

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Construction and Math.

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Visiting the Bookstore.

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{At Deseret Book they have this entire wall of Book of Mormon action figures. Bugga was in heaven, I tell you. He LOVES action figures. Granny told the boys she would buy them one each and it took Bugga over 20 minutes to decide which one he wanted. He settled on wicked King Noah. Lovely.}

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{Granny didn't think eight-year-old cousin Caleb could read these illustrated classics, but I told her that if Buddha could, he could. So she pulled one down and tested him. He cruised right through a few sentences and Granny left with a new book for Caleb to read. :D}


Fall Color Tour: Provo & American Fork Canyons.

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Lessons in Negotiation.

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{Buddha had been creating art for Uncle Daniel for weeks and weeks. When he found out we were taking this trip to Utah and that Uncle Daniel would be there, he was elated! He talked to no end about how he was going to get to negotiate prices on his art that Uncle Daniel was going to buy from him. Needless to say, he has a very generous uncle and the little bugger quite made out like a bandit.}


Hiking the Y.

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{You should have seen them hit the dirt when they spied a Millipede. Classic boys.}

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LaVell Edwards Farmer's Market.

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Clark Planetarium.

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Great-Granny's 96th Birthday Bash.

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BYU v. SDSU (We won one!) :D

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There are SO many more fun pictures from each of these activities that I plan to share in the days and weeks to come. We drove out the day after the BYU game, sorry to say good-bye to those we left behind, excited to get back home to our own beds and daily routine (or lack thereof, to be more honest).

2 comments:

Courtney Wilson said...

Looks like tons of fun! We are headed there early next year to visit my sister :)

lindsey said...

Happy to see you had such a fun visit! I love the shots from hiking the Y.