Category Archives: gameschooling

#abookandagameaday, Thurs. 1/30/20, Gameschooling Day #19 of 2020

    Here’s what we did for #abookandagameaday on Thurs. 1/30/20… On Thursdays we drive 90 minutes one way to participate with other homeschoolers in a co-operative type school run by homeschooling moms. At this co-op, I teach a Hero … Continue reading

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#abookandagameaday, Wed. 1/29/20, Gameschooling Day #18 of 2020

Today was History/Geography Day for our 2020 #abookagameaday gameschooling challenge. So we did the above book, featuring the backstory of the Star-spangled Banner. Because of this book, I understand how the Star-Spangled Banner came to be. I already knew about … Continue reading

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#abookagameaday, Tues. 1/28/20, Gameschooling Day #17

  Today was math and science day. Today’s picture book was the one above. It has beautiful pictures of real snowflakes and explains everything you ever wanted to know about snowflakes: how they form, the different shapes, and why they … Continue reading

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#abookagameaday, Mon. 1/27/20, more Gameschooling!

Oh how I love the above book! We read it today for our #abookagameaday challenge from thewaldockway.com. I love how the central message is the power of mother love, and the reciprocal love a child has for her mother. So … Continue reading

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DIY Timeline Cards Game

  Here’s a DIY card game to increase knowledge of historical events/facts. It’s modeled after the Timeline Game. You can make it for any history period.   I made the cards above for my Hero Project which involves the World … Continue reading

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#abookandagameaday, Wed. 1/22/20, Day #12, Geography/History Two Truths and a Lie and Scrambled States of America

  Last Thursday on my thrifting trip, after going to our weekly family liber school, I found the card game that goes with the above book, for 4 bucks at Savers. So we played the game today for my Wednesday … Continue reading

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#abookandagameaday: Thurs. 1/9/20, Gameschooling Day #4 of 2020

Thursday we do our homeschool co-op on steroids, aka a Commonwealth School or Family Liber School. (Some people call it different names but it’s basically the same thing.) I went out thrifting afterwards in the afternoon/early evening. So we didn’t … Continue reading

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#abookagameaday: Wed. 1/7/20. Gameschooling Day #3 of 2020!

  I picked this game out for myself for Christmas. The amazon rating is 4/5 stars. So I had high hopes for it. We played it once in our family Christmas game marathon. I played with my 26 year old … Continue reading

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#abookandagameaday: Tuesday 1/7/2020, Gameschooling Day of 2020 #2

Tuesdays we do math for our gameschooling. So we played Qwirkle and 7Ate9. I love Qwirkle because it’s strategy and patterns. I love 7Ate9 because it hopefully motivates kids to get their adding and subtracting math facts down. The game … Continue reading

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#abookandagameaday: Monday 1/6, Gameschooling Day #1 of 2020

  I am taking on thewaldockway.com book/gameschooling challenge of 2020, where I read aloud a picture book a day and play at least one board/card game to boot. #abookandagameaday. Cheers to more picture books and gameschooling in 2020! The book … Continue reading

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