Tag Archives: writing

July Calendar- Writing & Reading Activities

I got such great feedback from my June math calendar that I decided to make one for July that gets them working on their reading and writing skills.  I went ahead and did it since I am scheduled to have the baby on the 24th.  Ashlyn has really enjoyed the math activities we have been [...]

Ocean Day

Ashlyn has been sick for a couple of days now and I am going stir crazy having to stay in the house.  So last night after the girls went to bed I decided to plan another themed day.    They loved the camping day I did last summer so today is Ocean Day at our [...]

Interactive Journaling

Every morning I used to write a morning message to my girls.  They loved this but now I am trying something a little different.  I gave Ashlyn a journal and wrote her a short letter, just a few sentences.  I left it on her desk in her room and when she woke up she read [...]

Using E-mail as a Learning Tool

My Dad and Ashlyn are very close but he lives in North Carolina and we live in Florida.  He sends them letters and gifts in the mail and they talk on the phone quite a bit but Ashlyn loves e-mailing him.  It has been great for practicing writing sentences and using punctuation.  Plus she is [...]

A Few Simple Activities

Here are a few simple activities that my girls did in “room time” yesterday.  I wrote numbers on clothes pins and then gave Emily number cards.  I had her match the clothes pins with the number cards.   Ashlyn is starting kindergarten in a couple of weeks (sigh) so I had her write about it.  [...]