How's summer going? This summer is a lot different for us than most. Usually, summer for us means swimming, bowling, $1 movies at the local theater, and lots and lots of sleep overs with friends. But, this summer, we're far away from all of our friends and usual hang outs. So, we were exactly 8 hours into summer vacation when the kids started in with, "I'm bored!" Anyone else?? And, I've had about all I can take of the television and video games. I can almost hear it eating away at our brains.
So, I have started coming up with weekly challenges for the kids to complete. What I love about this is they think they are just having fun. But, in reality, they are reading, writing, measuring, analyzing, comparing...and all those other fancy things that teachers like Mark and I just love. (Heaven help our poor kids that have not 1, but 2 teachers as parents!).
The first challenge was a bubble challenge, and it was really my kids' idea. They were in the kitchen one day trying to make their own bubble solution. They spent a couple of hours
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Hopefully, I'll have more challenges like this through the summer. My kids have loved this one and want to do more.
Here are some pictures of the giant bubbles we made during our Summer Bubble Challenge.