What's your favorite box?

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What's your favorite box?

Post by deltagal » Fri Sep 21, 2012 6:47 pm

I was thinking this week as I was working through the various guides with my children how diverse and fun the HOD curriculum is. Each child is engaged in different ways by different subjects? What's your or your child's favorite box in the HOD plans? I think for my oldest it is Reading about History, for my 7 yo it is Spelling, for my 11 yo it is storytime and for my 13 yo it is Extension.
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Re: What's your favorite box?

Post by LynnH » Fri Sep 21, 2012 7:10 pm

Noah says his favorite box is science, but he also really likes storytime.
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Re: What's your favorite box?

Post by glperky » Fri Sep 21, 2012 7:19 pm

Ours is story time. But we are only on week 3 of LHFHG.
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Re: What's your favorite box?

Post by Joyfulmomma » Fri Sep 21, 2012 7:47 pm

Great question! For my RtoR girl and older girl in Preparing it's definitely the independent history box. My younger preparing girl prefers the language arts box, especially dictation. My 5 year old's favorite is the learning about history in Little Hearts but storytime is a close second. I love all the boxes. I especially appreciate the boxes themselves. This is the easiest guide I've ever used..and I've gone through lots of programs.
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Re: What's your favorite box?

Post by KristinBeth » Fri Sep 21, 2012 9:41 pm

We're in Beyond, and dd5 asks daily whether there will be a science experiment. She loves the hands-on science. :D Since we're going half speed at the moment, it seems like forever before she gets to the next one! :lol:
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Re: What's your favorite box?

Post by psreit » Fri Sep 21, 2012 10:18 pm

I don't know if it is her favorite, but I know dd likes storytime. She is just loving the story about Fanny Crosby for a biography in Bigger. I think when we are doing science outside (One Small Square: Woods), that will be her favorite. I was surprised today when she actually said she liked English! :shock: Can't be sure with her. :wink:
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Re: What's your favorite box?

Post by pjdobro » Sat Sep 22, 2012 9:24 am

I think for mine it depends on the year. This year we are doing CTC and when I asked them just now my ds said Storytime, my dd said Poetry, and my favorite right now my favorite is Storytime. I think that is subject to change at anytime though. :wink: We enjoy so much of it that it is difficult to choose one favorite. :D
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Re: What's your favorite box?

Post by Heather4Him » Mon Sep 24, 2012 12:07 pm

Our dd is in Rev2Rev this year, and her favorite box is the State Study. She LOVES geography and keeps telling me she wants more (even though there's already a lot of geography in HOD!) She can hardly wait for a whole year of it when Carrie has the Geography guide ready!! :)
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Re: What's your favorite box?

Post by countrymom » Mon Sep 24, 2012 1:51 pm

I like it all, my oldest in Bigger always cites quite a list - history, history box, science, science experiment, timeline, math, storytime, and sometimes English. I am not going to complain -thank you HOD! Oh, he doesn't like poetry. I tell him all boys need a little poetry in their life :D
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Re: What's your favorite box?

Post by MomtoJGJE » Tue Sep 25, 2012 5:08 am


LHTH - history, fingerplay
LHFHG - handwriting and math
Beyond - ERs and math
Preparing - math and science

I know when my LHFHG kid gets into Preparing her favorite is going to be the Draw and Write through History ;)

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Re: What's your favorite box?

Post by raceNzanesmom » Tue Sep 25, 2012 5:33 am

I think ours will always be storytime because we curl up on the couch, often with a blanket and cup of tea, and snuggle while we read. There's really no topping that. :D We also love science exploration and ds loves any art. Surprisingly, he's also really enjoying the hymn study.
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Re: What's your favorite box?

Post by MomtoJGJE » Tue Sep 25, 2012 9:33 am

I just realized I didn't answer for myself! :) MY favorite box to do with the kids is probably math... we all like it and it's not at all stressful.

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Re: What's your favorite box?

Post by mskogen » Tue Sep 25, 2012 11:23 am

CTC-Storytime and Science
RTR-Reading about History and Geo/Timeline/Research
Mom-Reading about History (Love History)

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Re: What's your favorite box?

Post by netpea » Tue Sep 25, 2012 12:56 pm

For my DD it's the storytime and Art projects, for my oldest it used be the reading about history, and for me it's the history and storytime boxes
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