Monday, March 4, 2013

The Walnut Acre Daily - Planting Kitchen Herbs and Repurposing an Old TV

Walking With the King

My flesh and heart may fail,
but God is the strength of my heart
and my portion forever.
Psalm 73:26

Preschool and Kindergarten Homeschool Fun


We started learning our new Memory verse for this month - Mark 12:30,  and our new theme song - I Love Jesus.

We also watched Jesus Heals Lepers.

Phonics and Reading

We did the Starfall letter Tt lesson and did the Tt worsheets. 

We also played the "ad" family memory game.


We exercised and practiced our counting -  Let's Get Fit: Count to 100.

Transportation Unit Study

We started a  transportation unit study by watching PBS Kids Transportation and playing this Transportation Memory Game.

Homeschool Notes for Austin and Amanda

Bible - Proverbs 30, Math -  Literature - Children and the Super Natural

Austin decided to check out the inner workings of an old tv. After he took the insides out of the main frame he decided to use the frame as a display case for his glass bottle collection. Tomorrow I'll try to get a photo of the how he set that up. I never know what he's going to come up with next. 

Other Books We Enjoyed Today

I read from these books with CJ, Makylin and Madelynn this evening before bedtime.

Outdoor Fun

Amanda went outside with the kids for about an hour this evening. I wanted to them to get some exercise and fresh air and sunshine before the snow comes tomorrow. Christopher wanted to help Doug get the snow blower ready.

Furry, Feathered and Four Footed Friends

Growing Green Things

Michael and Lauren helped plant the little Kitchen Herb Gardens that I bought a couple weeks ago. These have Basil, Parsley and Chive seeds. Now we have them on a sunny windowsill and will be watching eagerly for the first signs of growth. 

Out and About

Doug took Austin and Michael to their Scout meetings this evening. Austin is working on his cooking merit badge and Michael did color mixing with paint.

Just Having Fun Together

Reading Around the Web

Today's Quote

I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts. ~ John Locke

Daily Deals


  1. You had a very busy day and lots of pictures to show for it.

  2. Sounds like a fun day! My kids love taking things apart too. My son wants to take apart a TV, but we won't let him because some of the parts can be dangerous. But he's done lots of other things!