Tag «Grade R»

Why Is It Important To Be Water Wise?

One of my favourite smells is that rich earthy scent just after it’s rained. There hasn’t been too much of that lately, though. South Africa is currently experiencing a drought so bad that the water in the Vaal Dam is almost at critical level. I remember going fishing with my dad and uncles when I …

{Homeschooling} A Day In The Life

I frequently get asked what it’s like homeschooling with a newborn. So picture this: two preschoolers quietly sitting at the table, attentive and obedient, eager to do the work. The baby is either fast asleep in his cot, or kicking happily on his playmat. Mom sips her hot tea, smiling adoringly at her children. Ja. …

It’s Our Homeschool Anniversary!

Today marks exactly one year since we started homeschooling. I’ve been enjoying seeing the countdown photos pop up in the On This Day app on Facebook. It’s hard to believe that we’ve already been homeschooling for a whole year, but at the same time it’s also hard to believe that it’s only been a year. …

{Homeschooling} Week 29 – Teaching The Letter S

This week we learned the letter S and the sight word ‘down’. (Learning the Alphabet – S. Reading the Alphabet – S.) You can download the letter S rhyme or get the whole bundle at my Teacher’s Notebook store. (There are several other free printables available at my store, so please take a look.) Our craft …