Monday, September 8, 2008

First Grade

Today we will begin First Grade here in our
little corner of the Garden State.
We spent some time getting our "school room" in order
this weekend. We moved some things around to better
use the space and allow Princess access to all she likes to do
in that space while still allowing access to the doors and the aquariums.
I will post some pictures later. Princess is up and ready to go to
breakfast now. Things have been hopping around here as we cleaned up
from the storm and tried to organize her Birthday Party.
I have an entire storage cabinet (craft/school supplies) that I need to replace thanks to
the minor flooding we had. That will need to be dealt with. I suppose I could make it a "life skills" and math (sorting and counting) and even a writing lesson (make a list of what we have and what we need?)
later today.

Have a great day!


Gottfredsen said...

Good Luck with the first grade. It will be a lot of fun for you guys. Enjoy it.

Kari Wright said...

happy first day of school. and happy cabinet hunting. I bet you'll find something vintage like you like! have a great day!

zilla said...

Every moment's a teachable moment, even the moister moments, maybe.

Tara said...

Go forth and conquer!!! Best of luck to you both this year- enjoy!

Cher Mere said...

Welcome to first grade!

Sorry your stuff got wet. Having Princess help sounds like a great idea.

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My homeschool buddies and I are all posting pics of our "home schools" as part of our idea sharing.

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