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by Tansy
Mon Nov 26, 2012 12:32 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Creation to Christ Watercolor unit 14
Replies: 1
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Creation to Christ Watercolor unit 14

http://gardenforsara.blogspot.com/2012/ ... orial.html

This painting brought out the Jedi in my daughter... it was super fun too!
by Tansy
Fri Nov 09, 2012 4:44 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: CTC watercolor #13
Replies: 6
Views: 492

CTC watercolor #13

http://gardenforsara.blogspot.com/2012/11/ctc-unit-13-watercolor-tutorial.html Ok This was fun! the spider web in this painting is really challenging but so worth doing! Be sure to open up your science book cause it helps sooo much. I did have Little Miss Sunshine take lots of photos of the spider w...
by Tansy
Fri Nov 09, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Bigger unit 8 day 5 science
Replies: 6
Views: 413

Re: Bigger unit 8 day 5 science

We did it in the laundry room right next to the dryer, first time was a bust... but we tried again and got a few. not many but a few.
by Tansy
Wed Nov 07, 2012 3:11 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: As we move into high school, the design of the guides...
Replies: 115
Views: 7056

Re: As we move into high school, the design of the guides...

I'm looking ahead to High School... I love the box's and for my special-Ed child the key idea now is so helpful in getting her focused on what is important in her reading. Although I would love a weekly overview, and so would Sweet Potato she loves to know what is in store . Maybe the solution shoul...
by Tansy
Tue Nov 06, 2012 2:50 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: What is one thing you're enjoying that surprised you?
Replies: 18
Views: 801

Re: What is one thing you're enjoying that surprised you?

Book wise its the history... History was never this interesting in school.
Art wise... The painting. I'm so in love with your watercolor instructions! I'm so happy with the effort my kids are putting into it.
by Tansy
Mon Nov 05, 2012 1:45 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Long division question
Replies: 8
Views: 380

Re: Long division question

Here I posted on my blog a step by step method hopefully that will help you and your dc. http://gardenforsara.blogspot.com/2012/11/division-how-we-do-it.html In there is also a link to printable graph paper. if he doesn't see the reason why we do long division I'd give him a double handful of cheeri...
by Tansy
Mon Nov 05, 2012 12:40 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Long division question
Replies: 8
Views: 380

Re: Long division question

I had my kiddos divide 3 equally then 6 then 9 then 12 then on and on on on. Till it got BORING to divide 90 m&m By hand... We use the following order Divide Record above the number you divided... if you can't divide by the first number we put a tiny x there. Multiply Subtract Bring down Repeat Mayb...
by Tansy
Sun Nov 04, 2012 11:37 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: s/o: Carrie's "long day" thread - how much sleep?
Replies: 17
Views: 1202

Re: s/o: Carrie's "long day" thread - how much sleep?

The adenoids thing also effected my DD! We had about a 6 months of grace then the coughing started back up. Poor thing does not sleep well, we think due to Cilia not working well. Now that she has her vest she is sleeping better, not waking as much. Nighttime enuresis (typically caused by the poor s...
by Tansy
Fri Nov 02, 2012 3:37 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Good to be back! Pray for 'Sandy' victims!
Replies: 4
Views: 371

Re: Good to be back! Pray for 'Sandy' victims!

I was IN PA at a blogging conference, Got trapped there, but since we have supporters in PA :) I went and stayed with them. The storm passed right over the house I was staying at. PTL the tree did not hit the House, the car or the Rental car! Getting back to Harrisburg was full of detours. If you wa...
by Tansy
Fri Nov 02, 2012 3:32 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: CTC Paint Supplies-Trouble Locating Items
Replies: 7
Views: 377

Re: CTC Paint Supplies-Trouble Locating Items

I'd vote for the larger paint set too. we have the smaller set and are not always happy with the mixed colors.
by Tansy
Tue Oct 30, 2012 10:57 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: What I WISH I'd known-DITHOR
Replies: 3
Views: 492

Re: What I WISH I'd known-DITHOR

maybe the Library could supply the duplicates? This year the library is supplying our Dithor books. :D one renewal is all we need.
by Tansy
Tue Oct 30, 2012 10:46 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: CTC Unit 11 watercolor mishaps and marvels..
Replies: 4
Views: 504

Re: CTC Unit 11 watercolor mishaps and marvels..

After this blog conference I'm really pumped to do them all. Pity I'm stuck in PA due to Hurricane Sandy..
by Tansy
Tue Oct 30, 2012 10:41 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: A Door is Peaking Open
Replies: 8
Views: 688

Re: A Door is Peaking Open

Oh I'm so happy for you this is really exciting.

I find melt downs are linked to communication or safety. So to me this says he feels like he's able to communicate.
Rejoicing with you!
by Tansy
Tue Oct 30, 2012 10:36 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Spelling not sticking
Replies: 7
Views: 645

Re: Spelling not sticking

I'm in the midst of reading this book called Uncovering The Logic of the English Language , I got from the Allume conference. It might be a good read for "mom" to help answer little ones questions. I'm still floored/blown away by this rule English words do not end in i, u, v, or j. (Japanese, or wor...
by Tansy
Tue Oct 30, 2012 10:10 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Unti 9 CtC
Replies: 6
Views: 522

Re: Unti 9 CtC