Saturday, October 15, 2011

MFW Adventures, Week 7

Another fun week! We learned lots again this week and did lots of crafts!


Bible verses we learned:
  • Memory Verse: John 6:35
  • 1 Kings 17:8-16
  • Luke 22:7-20
What we learned:
  • We learned about Elijah and the woman that was faithful to the Lord and what happened when she chose to obey Him.
  • Learned more about Communion (Last Supper) and what it means to us and why we do it.
  • Unleavened bread vs. yeast bread
  • Yeast symbolizes sin
We were supposed to make a napkin holder but our napkins are on a roll. So, I changed things up a bit and he made this to hang on a door knob or his ceiling fan chain. This is one side.

This is the other side.

  • He learned about the Great Lakes (H.O.M.E.S.)
  • Pioneers from France
  • Traveling by canoe (birch bark canoes)
  • Friendships with Indians
  • Wax dolls
  • Peace pipes
  • Detroit
 We also finished up The Courage of Sarah Noble.

I found this worksheet here.

I found this worksheet here.

Making a canoe.


  • We learned about flour, water, oil, and dough.
  • Bread

This is the "MEAN" kneader! lol He's making play-doh!

Other happenings this week:
I love my baby, too! And yes, I realize he spelled Mommy wrong. We talked about it.

What's he up to now?

Ahhhhh....isn't he the sweetest! I love you, too, son!

Working on math.

He's starting to like drawing.

This is Dotty!!! We had to put her up for a minute or two while we tended to our corn.

Early, early morning! At least Daddy was nice enough to fix him some chocolate milk.

I decided to join him in his art efforts. We had a lot of fun!

Again...I joined in!

He named his characters.

More math!

Homemade sugar cookies and my husband's favorite, oatmeal chocolate chip cookies...they were almost gone at this point.

Working on alphabetizing

Talking about the Bible verses and what God says about courage, strength, and bravery after finishing up The Courage of Sarah Noble.




  1. What a lot of great things happening in your school room:) Found you from workboxes. Now following please consider following back

  2. Dotty doesn't look too happy about her situation, but the rest of the week looks great! I never knew the HOMES trick.

  3. What is your drawing curriculum. My daughter loves to draw and that looks like a great one.

    Colette Stanley