Thanks to a fun tradition (our Schultuten), the first day of school is exciting! It's like Christmas!
After they opened their Schultuten and ate breakfast, I did calendar time with the boys then spelling review with the girls. They each also had a small independent assignment.
After that, we did "history" time, which consisted of the girls practicing our favorite Horrible Histories sketch (eventually we will record and post it). Then we read a story book about an origami girl coming to life, a la Pinocchio, because we ended last school year learning about Japan.
Before lunch we did "P.E." at the bowling alley, which was empty! After lunch we did a little bit of our new literature studies and a quick, messy art project.
Today was a success and a great way to start the school year! Primus kept telling me several times that "Today is the best first day of school ever!" I think it helped that she won at bowling.
|Primus, 4th grade|
|Secundus, 2nd grade|
|Quartus, 2 year old|