Cuisenaire rodsMaking rugs out of Cuisenaire rods, only using two rods to make the sum. (A couple friends have tipped me off to books and YouTube videos for more ideas on how to use these.)






lecture syllabiqueNoah calls this “detective work”: reading very short stories and choosing the one that corresponds with the image.





IMG_5849IMG_5851IMG_5852We tried out  Mystery Science today. This is the first of an 8-part sun/moon/planets series of experiments. It was about shadows and why and how their length changes.









And, the best part of our day:



Later, while Leila napped, Saïd took Zahra and Noah out into the woods behind our house with a GPS and they mapped a couple coordinates. He has plans to get them into orienteering.