We've had a very busy month. The last of the produce is coming in. I've processed my way through two bushels of peaches, a bushel of pears, and had two bushels of apples done for me by family while I dealt with a small crisis. My pantry is almost full again.
|applesauce, peaches, and pickles|
|spaghetti sauce, salsa, pie filling, and jam|
|"Red Hot" applesauce|
This week, we discovered a brand new fun AND educational activity. It was an accident, really. The youngest knocked over a package of disposable cups left over from our family reunion and discovered he could stack them. At first, I was a little bit irritated that he had made yet another mess but he was playing with them so quietly that I decided it wasn't a bad idea at all! Our daddy thought it was great and added two more packs of different color cups. Total cost for three packages was $9.16 including tax.
|The youngest on his tiptoes behind the coffee table castle|
We've used them for counting, sorting, and, of course, building. I plan on using them for letter and number recognition lessons, as well as multiplication and division problems.
I wonder how many other things will be accidentally educational around here. Do you have any other ideas for my cups? I'd love to have more ways to use them! However, "Mom Brain" has kicked in full blast this week and I'm lucky that I can think enough to type!
Blessings to you!!