P is for Penguin: MFW unit 16

I made these penguin cookies.  Well, I didn't bake them.  I am in the middle of Jenny Craig and this day I just knew I couldn't handle the smell of anything fresh baked wafting through my kitchen.  SO, i bought some regular old sugar cookies, tinted some choclate frosting black and added eyes and a beak using candy.

Well, I already posted about our foot print penguin craft over here, but I wanted to share the other fun things we did with our penguin unit.  This unit was a little crazy because we were planning Caleb’s 6th birthday party along with it, so there was lots to be done, but we managed to […]

Farm Pillows & Button Sewing


We have been studying goats, cows, and now this week horses.  In an effort to combine some practical life skills, a fun craft, and our school units I came up with this little pillow project.  I found these cute farm buttons on clearance ages ago and knew that I had to use them for something.  So […]

W is for Water (MFW unit 10)

I made them this clouds in the sky water snack using blue jello and whipped cream.  It was easy and a BIG hit with all four of the kids.

This week we studied the letter “W” and water.  We talked about “living water” while we did our bible studies and also did some fun science experiments along the way.  Here are some of the highlights from the week:   We practiced previously learned letters by having him paint over them on the chalk board […]