Monthly Archives: October 2007

Mrs. Hanes Moravian Cookie Company

We went on a field trip Monday to Mrs. Hanes Moravian Cookie Company.  There were several homeschool families from our church that went together.  It was very interesting and we got to sample all 6 flavors of cookies. The cookies are all still hand rolled and cut. This is the mixer that they use to […]

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I’ve been tagged!

Wow!  I’ve never been tagged before.  In fact, I don’t think anyone ever read my blog hardly until I did the pencil challenge.  I have been tagged by srostollan.  I hope I can find 7 untagged people to tag So, 7 facts about me. 1. I have a degree in Chemical Engineering from N.C. State […]

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Botany notebook pages

This is a page from my daughter’s botany notebook on roots.  It’s kind of hard to read because she writes in pencil, but I was really pleased with her work.     By Kristen H.

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Civil War Resources for Elementary Students

We just completed our study of the Civil War. We used all the following books and websites to study the Civil War and create our lap books. Across Five Aprils This was a read-aloud.  It provided a good overview of the war from a child’s perspective.  It gave some detail about various battles (as much […]

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Civil War Lapbook Pictures

Here are our Civil War lapbook pictures.  The first set is my 9-1/2 year old son’s.  The second set is my 7-1/2 year old daughter.   By Kristen H.

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Where did that pencil go? Or you know you must be crazy when…

I sometimes tell people that I used to be smart.  I guess that deep down I still consider myself fairly smart, but my opinion of myself is much less than what it once was.  The Lord uses all sorts of things to humble us.  I think that I am definitely losing brain cells with each child! […]

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Civil War Study Finished

We have concluded our Civil War study. The kids will be assembling their lapbooks on Friday.  I’ll try to post pictures soon.  I have been looking at lots of other lapbooks on blogs and there are some really super ones out there.  It is very inspiring.  I have noticed that a lot of people who […]

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