My new student, Cupcake #5, who is almost 4 weeks old already, is so bored by her siblings' assignments that she sleeps alot during the day! ;-)
One of my 4 "Teacher Assistants" for the new student :-)
As in year's past, we started our first day of our 2013-2014 school year making our "Tee-rific T-shirts" . We talked about all our fun adventures over the summer and our favorite parts of the summer. Then my children drew and colored on their paper t-shirts about some things that represented their summer fun. I got my t-shirt copies from the book, The MAILBOX: Bulletin Boards For Busy Teachers book for Fall, Winter, Spring, Anytime.
Here is a link to a free t-shirt printout that is similar to The Mailbox version that I used: Click here for the printable t-shirt.
Another new school year tradition that we have done for the past several years now is to make and decorate a cross cake. Since our homeschool is called Sacred Heart Academy we usually use icing to draw Jesus' Sacred Heart in the middle of the cake with the homeschool year on the cake. Then my kids
What are some of your new school year traditions, whether you homeschool or not?