Books for Artists Study

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

I miss our Artist Study.  Mavi enjoyed our Artist Study sessions.  This was when there was no Vito yet and when my hands are not full :)   Mavi is very much intrigued on the lives of some greatest artists, he loves to listen to their life stories and the paintings that they made.  I have attempted this a million times, to reboot this lessons but the baby is a big factor. We’ll just have to set this aside and revisit this once Vito can join us.

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Now I made this post to introduce two sets of books that Mavi and I really really love and enjoyed reading.  I found these in our library… but of course they don’t have the complete set which I dream of owning someday.  They are for keeps :)

The first set of the books are from James Mayhew. The books are all about Katie, who loves to visit museums with her grandma and when no one is watching, the paintings come alive.  My son loves this idea of Katie going inside the painting and meeting the characters on it.    We’ve read some of it and here are our favourites arranged according to how much we like them.

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The second set of books that we also love are from Laurence Anholt.  This time the stories are all about children meeting great artists.  The books are more focused on the artist’s life rather than the paintings they’re made.  Now these books are pretty popular in the library so they are seldom available.  I plan to purchase them as gifts later on.  As I said, these books are worth-it.

Books we’ve read from the series:

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And there you go, my picks for studying great artists.  Hope you checkout the books using my affiliates.  Don’t worry, you won’t be charge or there’s no additional cost.  I will just earn a teeny weeny commission if you order through my links (affiliates).  And don’t hesitate to get your books from Book Depository because it is FREE DELIVERY NATIONWIDE.

Thank you and hope that this post helps.

FREE Sheets of Spelling Letter Sounds ‘s,a,t’

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Hi!  I am so happy to share these files with you! We’ve been working on it for the past three days and my son is soooo loving it.  As you all know, we’re having more math and spelling this summer and I try to customize the activity sheets according to the level of Mavi.

Here are the first three of the spelling worksheets I have created.  The sequence of the letters is based on how my son’s school is teaching them the phonic sounds.

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Each file is contains:

  • word cards with pictures
  • word and picture match using cut and paste
  • rearranging letters to form the word (use the word cards here if needed)
  • writing of the words and use the picture as a guide
  • fill up the missing vowel –> Mavi’s always MISSING this out.  He tends to ignore writing the vowels so I have to add this in the activity sheet.

As you can see below, he’s trying to use the Montessori moveable letters to sort out the scrambled letters.

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But he discovered that he can also use the word cards. 

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It was a fruitful activity!

For younger kids, I have language activities that are also available.  Here are the links:

Beginning, Middle and Ending Sounds

FREE Word Card Families and Rhymes

Word Card Families and Rhymes FULL PACK

Beginning and Ending Sounds

So what are you waiting for… download your copies of spelling sheets now :)

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Would really appreciate if you leave me a feedback :) 

Thank you!

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