Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Along the Alphabet Path - N, O, P, and Q Weeks....Phew!

I am so delinquent in Alphabet Path postings so I decided to lump all of them together in this one.  Here goes....


N is for Nasturtium Fairy, St. Nicholas, Laura Numeroff Author Study
O is for Orchis Fairy, St. Odilia, Mary Pope Osbourne Author Study
P is for Pansy Fairy, St. Patrick and Easter (the Paschal Feast!)
Q is for Queen of the Meadow Fairy, Mary Queen of All Saints, and Quilt

Books We Read

In November
The Napping House
St. Nicholas & Why He Matters to Christmas
Laura Numeroff Books
Strega Nona Takes a Vacation
Nocturne
Bill and Pete Go Down the Nile

Owen
One Fine Day
Peeping Beauty
Magic Tree House Books

No Books for P Week:(

No Books for Q Week:(

Activities We Did


Nursery Rhymes




The kids did activities while listening to the Chronicles of Narnia on CD.

Working with Numbers

 Activity for O Week


Oh, we went to Texas!!
Activity for P Week

PYSANKY

Activity for Q week

We worked on our Alphabet Quilt.  The three oldest girls sewed all the blocks together.  Bringing back my Mom's vintage Singer Fashion Mate sewing machine was perfect for having enough machines for all the girls to work at the same time.  I just finished zigzag stitching all the applique letters today.  Now all it needs is a border, the layering and quilting, and binding.  It will be awesome when it's completed.  Here's what we have so far!


The embroidering was going to take too long and too much thread so zigzagging the edges of the letters worked better.:)

I have still have a few catch-up posts, but this one brings us up to speed on our journey along the Alphabet Path!









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