Monday, October 8, 2007

Happy Columbus Day!

The boys were very excited that today was Columbus Day! We are in the middle of studying Columbus in History. History has been their FAVORITE subject, and I promised them extra History time today. In addition, Daddy had the day off work, which was definitely a plus, as it always makes for a very lazy relaxed school day for ALL of us.



During teatime we enjoyed a treat of Spiced Apple Cider and Pumpkin Spice Cookies in honor of Columbus, while we read and discussed a number of poems, thanks to Regina.


Just leave it to Dawn to find a craft or activity for ANY occasion! The boys especially loved making ships out of the couch cushions... and my DH was just commenting on how the couches needed vacuuming.

**Note the different size ships, the Nina being the smallest, the Pinta with extra sails since it was the fastest, and the Santa Maria being the biggest at over a whole whopping 80 feet long!

Hope you all had a nice Columbus Day too!

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  2. You are so good! We cleaned house for Columbus Day and went to the store.

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