Monday, January 23, 2012

Homeschoolers: How To Manage Mondays

I've made a grand discovery! Monday is a great day for projects.

 
Like Garfield, I hate Mondays. But because I'd like to finish History Revealed a little earlier in the year, so we can end with a few unit studies, I declared today project day rather than giving them a week to complete one. They had to choose one that could be completed in one day (for the most part. The girls chose an embroidery project but will complete it on their own time). My 14 and 10 year old boys chose the cooking project. Of course. They like to eat.


They made lefse. Or our version of lefse, as we have never even heard of it so we had no idea what it should look like. The kitchen looks like it snowed flour and the smoke alarm still hasn't stopped its ringing, but they had a great time and made some pretty tasty food.



And Monday feels a little less like Monday.





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