biology, Chakra, chalk drawing, homeschooling, waldorf

What I’m doing…

Biology Sketch

crinkly Cerebrum Craft

chakra check

photosynthesis lesson

We have been having an absolutely great homeschooling week so far !  Organization and lesson plans have nicely collided, giving us a lovely routined schedule for our days.  Today for science/health we did a body sketch onto newspaper and began our first lesson ,,,, the brain.  My children (even the youngest!!) sat enthralled as the accordian style Cerebrum became glued and attached up on the head.  Next week…. the heart !  This is truly fun. { I am a major biology geek }

We have been enjoying the lesson  and storytime illustrations on our Chalk Board.  Children love a pretty sketch drawn out.  It makes them so eager to sit down and get quiet , ready for the lesson.  Hip Hip for Art.
I have also been having  some quiet time for myself, bit of Chakra Work. OOOhhhhnnnnn. 
Oh it feels so nice to let all the chitter chatters in my much folded Cerebrum be expelled and fall thru the floor into oblivion.
ps. These Grimm Brothers tale continue to delight ! Did you know in the original tale both the grandmother and Little Red are eaten? And then cut out of the Wolf’s greedy stomach by the Woodchopper, and they dance around afterward! …>>>>>>

Little Red Riding Hood Sketch



9 thoughts on “What I’m doing…

  1. That’s awesome!! Kids learn SO MUCH with hands on activities! :)


    Posted by moralia | June 29, 2011, 1:24 pm
  2. you are amazing to be homeschooling, I think I would really suck at it


    Posted by Linda | June 30, 2011, 4:02 am
  3. oh how wonderful. Go the human body. You are an absolute gem to be homeschooling. I would love to have my cake and eat it too. As in, participating in a classroom for 3 days of the week but then 2 days of the week with me for revision and homeschooling. This way I am a more active participant in my childrens learning, but at the same time, they then have more time to pursue learning on a more individual level, rather than solely keeping to the time-watching busy, busy set curriculum. I am as involved as the school will allow me to be in the classroom. lol. which i absolutely love, but i do miss my kids in a huge 5 day week.


    Posted by 'Joyce' | June 30, 2011, 4:59 am
  4. Oh, I am a total biology freak too! ;) I love the newspaper human body idea. In fact I might have to steal it for our little homeschool. My kids definitely learn better with the hands on approach so this is great!


    Posted by Cynthia | July 1, 2011, 12:12 am
  5. i love your posts ang. yes, i did know about the original little red from a fabric doll i had from germany that told the original version. each page was the cloth of the character’s dress/clothing. i wish i still had that doll. ; (


    Posted by Anushka | July 2, 2011, 7:17 pm
  6. Love the human body idea! I hope you keep posting the different parts you study – it helps me out a lot –
    i’m an artist but no biologist!


    Posted by mountain girl | July 2, 2011, 8:18 pm
  7. Ha! I remember the original now you mention it! Do you tame your grim Grimms? Or go with it?


    Posted by Messyfish | July 28, 2011, 2:09 pm
    • I just go with it ,,, and sometimes am reading it for the first time WITH the kids!! so … lots of my goodness and gosh and wow going on :))). i think only once (CINDERELLA) did i not read the sentence as it was written. Brutal stuff, man!


      Posted by ohangelina | July 29, 2011, 4:40 am

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