Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Morning Time

After breakfast, sometimes before we get dressed for the day or after, we have a group lesson time. This time includes: devotions, prayers, the pledge, calendar and other mini lessons that vary.

My friend is packing up her house to move and gave us this magnet calendar. I have really been enjoying it. I don't know why I like it more than the dry erase board calendar I had but I do. With the calendar we talk about months, days, seasons, the weather, counting, things we are doing, holidays, and tackle concepts like yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Then we sing days of the week and months of the year.

This is the devotional we are using right now. It isn't a typical devotional but discusses character traits based on Proverbs 31. In the process, we are memorizing the verses that go along with each section. By the end of the book, we will have Proverbs 31 memorized.

Yesterday our mini lesson was on good vs. bad behavior and punishments. Another friend of mine has a chart that she refers to with her children so I was kinda of going with that. The punishments my kids came up with were very drastic. I thought it was actually pretty humorous. Their daddy looked at the list later and basically said "so you want me to break my hand?" This list will be revised by the parents/teachers but it was nice to see the kids aware of things they need to be working on.

1 comment:

Luv2bhsmama said...

Cool! We are doing calendar activities, too. How funny. We have been singing the days of the week and the months of the year. Why is it that we do the same things at the exact same time without even knowing the other one is doing it?!?!