All our home schooling baskets and shelves are tidied (it's so much quicker when I faithfully do it at the end of EVERY month), maps have been wound up, books on Romans pulled out.
February has been cold and wet and a little plague ridden, but we've also managed to have some fun at the park...
And 'someone' has been growing and changing pretty much daily, look -
His eyes look just generally dark here, but actually they are grey. Whether this is a precursor to changing to brown or not, I'm not entirely sure... They don't have that muddy look that usually predicts this, I guess time will tell!
We've been incorporating more written work back into our routine - the eldest three have been getting to grips with weekly essays again, Roo has (quite spontaneously) drawn up a very handy chart that they've been filling in.
I've also been reading out loud more - chapter books as well as picture books, and non fiction too. We all really enjoyed George's Marvellous Medicine (inspired by a day where all Petal and Dot wanted to was make potions) and have now moved on to James and the Giant Peach - which the older ones know well from an ancient audio cassette they inherited from me which has since bitten the dust.
They all enjoyed an epic adventure yesterday - a home ed group trip to London Zoo with Papacrow who'll be writing about it on his blog soon.
So now - on we march to Romans!