Our bible lesson was about Moses. We started with baby Moses and had intended to go through his life to the 10 plagues, but instead only went to the burning bush. The 10 plagues became their own unit that I'll post soon. After reading the story, we made a craft using Mackenzie's hand prints for the grass and reeds that hid Moses and his basket.
Our theme for the week was the Elf on the Shelf packs from 3 Dinosaurs. She loved seeing "Tiny" on the printables and really enjoyed this pack.
We started with tracing the letter M, to work on handwriting. I love these pages from Confessions of a homeschooler because it has the uppercase and lowercase letters.We also completed a couple of pages in our alphabet book.
Animal ABC's Pack. I wasn't sure if she was going to like it since Carissa's daughter just finished it and she's younger than Mackenzie. This was my trial letter and when I realized how much she liked it, I quickly added it to our curriculum! So, not only is M for Moses, it's also for Mouse.
For the activity below, I had her mark all the uppercase letters in red and lowercase letters in pink.
For our science lesson we learned about our 5 senses. This was new to her, but I tried to make it really fun. First we talked about each sense and then we looked for things that related to each one. For example, we smelled things...
On another day, we played a sorting game from Hubbard's Cupboard.
Our sight words for this unit were "you" and "said". Word path's from 3 Dinosaurs...
We also had a few miscellaneous activities like tracing diamonds...
So that's all for Unit 8! I told you we did a lot! ;) Oh and in case you were wondering what Meredith does while we are doing this, the answer is sometimes this...