Wednesday, March 23, 2011

For Sale

I know I have a few readers, so I am putting this out there.

I have a few items I am selling.
All items are in very good condition and come from a smoke-free home. I prefer PayPal, but will take checks.

Postage paid on the following items:

Writing Strands - Both for $15
Student Level 4
Evaluating Writing

MUS - Algebra I - Both for $20 DVD
Teachers Guide

Diana Waring - All for $40 These all go together.
Ancient Civilization and the Bible Vol. One 5th-12th (a bit older version)
Student and Teacher books
Cds: What in The World's Going on Here & True Tales

A Reason for Science - Each for $45, plus s/h as the kits aren't media mail
Both have almost complete kits and Teachers Book. The items missing you will more then likely have at home. When looking this item up, they show five student books. I just called them and they gladly gave me the homeschool deal. You can order as many or as few books.
Level F
Level G

If you need the links just let me know. 
If you are interested just let me know in the comments.
As always, thanks for looking!

Tuesday, March 22, 2011


Yesterday our package of used Math-U-See came.
When I opened it and laid it all out, I thought "She sent us extra."
I then went to the pc to right her and there was a PM for me from her.
She not only sent us extra (we now have pre-algebra through pre-cal) she gave the money I paid with to a relief fund for Japan!

I don't know this woman.  I may never meet her.
But golly, it made all of those times I gave stuff away worth it.

The blessing doesn't stop there.
My dear friend has blessed us as well!

That is one BIG thing I love about homeschooling and homeschoolers, their generosity.

May your day be blessed!

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Another Use For MUS...

Need another use for those math-u-see blocks?

Son found that they make great building blocks. 

Love double duty items!

Saturday, March 5, 2011

test tube mosquito

I loved this experiment.
Son wants to do it again.
We learned about air pressure.
Here we have a test tube mosquito.

We are boiling the water...creating the pressure.

Though it has one wing (a second holder was to be it's second wing) it worked great.
Sucking the "blood" (ours is alien blood...all I had was green).
Can you see the squirt?

 Before we heated the water it wouldn't/couldn't suck anything up.
Gotta love science!
Not mosquitoes!

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

The PE Dilemma

We have a dilemma in our house/school.
Physical Education is lacking.

While we are fairly active, son being very active, our daughter is not so much.

This is her 9th grade year and she needs PE credits (2 years worth!).  So I have been trying to fit it in, keeping track of all of the pysical activities she does.

This morning was a melt down.
Calisthenics was our course of action.
The floor was dirty.
The exercises were DUMB.
The leg lifts just too hard.

She took an F for today.

She did redeem herself somewhat by riding her bike for an errand.

Do you have a reluctant PE student?
What do you do?