Thursday, March 29, 2012

School Days

We have so much yard work to get done that I decided we could take a few hours each day to "supplement" our regular curriculum. Here's what we've been doing:
A little horticulture

We planted butter-crunch lettuce, romaine lettuce, spinach, carrots, and onions in the ground
We decided to try these mini greenhouses for some of our peppers, cucumbers, and tomatoes
We decided to do a science experiment and put some seeds in front of the window and see which will grow best- the window seeds or the mini greenhouse seeds.
We took some time for P.E.
We fit in some biology
We fertilized and put new mulch around the trees
Steve and Nate tried their hands at engineering and woodworking as they tried to repair the broken fence
Mason spent most of the afternoon using his architectural skills to build some kind of a tree house
Wow! I love homeschooling!!!


Megan said...

Wow, you have been busy!! Nice work!! Come help me, k???

Jennie said...

I'm really wondering if we can ever get our yard looking better. We had Kyle's dog back there last summer and he completely trashed the lawn. The novelty of doing this instead of school has already warn off. Mason asked if he could do some science worksheets instead :)