Been There Done That: Z Books: One Watermelon Seed

Z Books: One Watermelon Seed Nov 12, 2012 S was 15, N was 14, H was 12, Z was 5   We read this book, One WaterMelon Seed by Celia Lottridge and I thought it would be a great lesson in skip counting by 10s. On top of that I thought it would be a great lesson in reinforcing the Arabic numerals too. I had the girls help me draw the fruits and produce and N was the one who helped a lot in making these cards mashaaAllah. She drew…

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Been There Done That : Leaves, Roots, Flowers, and Fruits

Leaves, Roots, Flowers, and Fruits Sep 3, 2012 S was 15, N was 13, H was 12, Z was 4 I got a new stack of books for Z from the library last week. One of them is Leaves, Leaves, Leaves. As usual, I read him the book, and he was attentive and quiet. Reminds me of the days when he didn’t have that much of an attention span. And as usual, he didn’t say much about the book after I was done. I commented on the art in the…

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