This week was about Persians and Greeks. We are reading from Ancient Greece and Life in Ancient Athens. We’re also reading the Usborne Aesop’s Fables which the kids love! The kids learned about the differences between Sparta and Athens and we studied the Persian Wars. Tiger loved all the fighting and he enjoyed looking throughRead more
Oh my, am I behind in my TOG blogging or what!? I wish I could use the excuse that we were just too busy creating amazing projects, exploring wonderful books, and just living out the history. But the truth is…….we got a little bogged down in the middle section of Year 1 with the historyRead more
We enjoy a few extracurricular activities at Lextin. All the kids enjoy the AWANA program at church. Curly is a Sparkie, Tiger is a Cubbie, Bee is a Puggle, and Ladybug is an AWANA Bee. I’m a listener for each level and get to hear lots of verses each week which makes me live inRead more
Here at Lextin Academy we are about to celebrate our wedding anniversary and what better way to celebrate than with some new romantic ideas? Here is a guide to provide ideas to create romantic memories in unique ways. Everything Romance: A Celebration of Love for Couples is 280 pages of romantic quotes, trivia, date ideas,Read more
Last week, Curly wrote and led a Bible study for us. She wrote her study about Noah and the flood and made review questions for us to answer. She also included a handout of a Bible verse for us to say together. We were amazed! She worked so hard on her study and did suchRead more
Our PE times are by no means organized. We play in the backyard, we kick balls, we run, we build obstacle courses, we ride bikes, we swing, we climb, we ride scooters, and we go for walks. But the kids decided they needed more organized and structured activities. So, after some good runs up andRead more
Lextin Academy has a wish list on Amazon! Check it out to see what we’re hoping to add to our home library and please share your list if you have one!
I homeschool. He works. We have 4 kids and one messy, loud house. How do we make time for each other and how do we reconnect over all the noise? We bring on a third wheel into our relationship. Yes, we need someone else in our marriage to make it work. And it’s not alwaysRead more
What did we do for St. Patrick’s Day? (Other than the hours of yardwork, you mean…) We made goofy hats, ate festive scones, and began a shamrock crystals experiment. The hat idea was found here Shamrock crystals idea found here Hope everyone has a wonderful day, wears some green, and finds that illusive clover!
We were given some fun art books by a friend and they have worked into our preschool art time perfectly! Here’s what our PreK art looks like: First we look at the picture and talk about the picture and the artist. Each picture has a 3D element for the kids to feel as well. ThenRead more