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Tag Archives: the salamander room
Today was our last day with The Salamander Room. This has been a wonderful week of study – the last reading of the book was as enjoyable as the first, and I think we all have the enjoyable feeling that … Continue reading
Yesterday we spent some time on animal classification. I bought a few decks of animal flash cards from the dollar bins at Target, gave each kid a large pile, and asked them to sort them however they pleased. Colin decided … Continue reading
Yesterday Michael took the kids on a field trip to the Carrie Murray Nature Center. In addition to looking up close at their collection of lizards, snakes, raptors, and turtles, Alex got to help feed crickets to the tarantulas. Oh … Continue reading