Sunday, August 29, 2010

Our week of learning - 29th August - Worms


Current Readaloud: "The Three Investigators - The Secret of Terror Castle" (finally finished!)

Audio books:

Independent Reading: -  "101 things to do before you're old and boring"

Other: He completed all of the books required for the Premier's Reading Challenge.

Maths: He spent time on Mathletics and played several games of Monopoly Jnr.

Science & Technology: He started putting together a solar powered car kit he got for his birthday.

HSIE (Human Society and it's environment): We followed up a couple of questions he had at the worm farm about how do worms see / move etc.  We read some interesting facts here and some more here including watching a video of the worm's 5 hearts beating.

Creative & Practical Arts: Drama.

PDHPE (Personal Development, Health & Physical Education): Martial arts and archery.   10 pin bowling for his birthday 'party'.

Life skills (cooking, gardening, housekeeping): Lots of cooking for his birthday - making & icing cupcakes, making a cheesecake & decorating a cake.  He also helped prepare dinner one night by cutting potatoes.

Other fun stuff: 2 birthday celebrations with family.


Tracy's corner said...

sounds like a fun week! Worm farming I love it!

DeclutterLady said...

Ha worm farming is such a good idea for kids :)

Melissa said...

Just popping in 'off post' to say how nice for you to have an 8 yr old. It's a lovely age, competent yet curious - enjoy!