Wednesday, August 1

Living and Learning: August...


Faith
Transfiguration
Saint Herman of Alaska
Dormition
Icon-Not-Made-By-Hands
The Beheading of Saint John the Baptist

Homemaking
Serve meals outside
Visit farmer's market frequently
Make S'mores as a family
Buy Children's Hangers
Cover Bathroom Windows with Decorative Film
Organize Family Closet
Plan for Upcoming School Year
Order First Grade Curriculum
Purchase School Supplies
Continue Good Homemaking Habits
Continue Knitting
Update Photographs in Frames
Replenish Everyone's Undergarments and Pajamas

Learning Basket Themes
Watermelon
Circus
Bugs
Seashore

Rituals
Spend More Time Singing and Reciting Nursery Rhymes with the Children

Special Days
Six Years at Christ the Savior -1st
Full Corn Moon - 2nd
Oksana - 13th
Courtney - 22nd

Learning
Practice patience and love towards one another
Learn to Sing "Beneath Thy Compassion"
Tidy bedrooms each morning  
Tidy the playroom each afternoon
Put Away Own Laundry
Enjoy the Summer Book Basket
Nature Table Scene
Hang and Enjoy the Horse Tire Swing
Visit the Beach several times in the Evenings
Learning Basket for Transfiguration
Prepare baskets of grapes for Transfiguration
Learning Basket for Saint Herman
Learning Basket for Dormition
Purchase flowers to be blessed on Dormition
Go to the Movie Theater
Attend a few performances/concerts before summer is over
Look for Toads and Frogs
Catch Bugs
Take Morning Walks Before it Gets too Hot
Afternoon Waterplay - hose, pool, sprinkler, etc.
Cinderella at the Children's Theater
Boardwalk Rides

6 comments:

Bluecanopy said...

I always enjoy how you organize these lists. The bite sized approach is realistic and appealing. Nicely done :)

Christine said...

You are very inspiring!

Mat. Emily said...

Thank you, Bluecanopy! I find that things go smoothly during the month if I take the time to jot some things down!

Mat. Emily said...

You are too sweet, Christine!

Bluecanopy said...

Oops, I didn't notice that my name is not included when I commented....my name is Sara :)

Mat. Emily said...

I love the name Sara! It is my godmother's name and my sister's middle name!

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