Category Archives: F.I.A.R.

F.I.A.R. The Giraffe That Walked To Paris

We’re back in the swing of things with Five in a Row! Although we didn’t complete all the Volume I books, I decided to delve into Volume II with this wonderful story by Nancy Milton.  The Giraffe That Walked to … Continue reading

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Snack Cup Jelly Fish Craft

We love Jelly Fish! From our Five in a Row book, Night of the Moonjellies to our R.E.A.L. Science Life curriculum studying the cnidarians, to our trip to the Baltimore Aquarium to see them, we just can’t seem to get … Continue reading

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We finally got to see the jellyfish at the aquarium in Baltimore!  And they were wonderful! Especially the moonjellies. Remember the Five In A Row book,  Night of the Moonjellies? I posted about that back in April. And, we got … Continue reading

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Olivia Books, Our New Favorites

Not only do we love the Olivia books by Ian Falconer, but one of them is perfect for Five in a Row. We just discovered Olivia Goes To Venice. I wish we would’ve had this book when we rowed Papa … Continue reading

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F.I.A.R. Night of the Moonjellies

Night of the Moonjellies by Mark Shasha tells the story of a seven year old boy who worked with his family at their New England, waterfront food stand.  On his way to work one day, the boy finds some pretty … Continue reading

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All in a Day’s Work

While Firefly and The Queen Bee worked on painting props out on the deck for our pretend restaurant from the FIAR book, Night of the Moonjellies… Love Bug did some potty training, homeschool style. See, he’s actually looking at the … Continue reading

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Mad About Madeline? Yes, We Are!

As part of our ongoing Madeline obsession, we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to attend a local community theatre play, Madeline and the Bad Hat. This is a touring show by ArtsPower so in the event it is coming to … Continue reading

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