The following stories is about a time when The Holy Ghost (or I think) helped my family. I don’t remember why, but once we had a pipe going into the downstairs sink. Sometimes it moved and water spilled out onto the floor. I was playing with Caroline and I decided to…Continue reading
Recently in history we have been learning about Jamestown and we made a stop motion about it in a app called Clayframes that we use to make stop motion videos. Isn’t it weird that i put two stop motion videos up one right after another?Continue reading
Last year (December 2014) I made a stop motion video about sea anemones. I do not think we ever posted it…. Anyway, here it is! I also made a paragraph about it in the post GIFT Stories: LEGO Class.Continue reading
Recently in science, we have been learning about the food pyramid and nutrition. An assignment was to pretend you are a dietitian and write a letter to a client. Dear Junk Food Monster, Junk food is not good for you. Junk food has lots of fat and sugary carbohydrates. You are…Continue reading
June 26th-July 6th we went to Utah! Grandma’s house is in Utah. We had a fun time. In the car there we did surprises again. But we got them all on the way there. We went to Aunt Jenny’s house. At Aunt Jenny’s house we got to play outside in the sun…Continue reading
We needed a new table, so we went on a drive looking for one! Photos taken along Lake-Cook Road and U.S. Route 14 from Algonquin to Barrington. It kinda looks like the water tower is on the trees! Algonquin, Illinois I love the contrast between the building and the sky! Algonquin, Illinois The first place we went to didn’t have a table we liked, so we kept driving! Lake Barrington, Illinois Barrington, Illinois Then we went to a second store, and they had one! Barrington, Illinois We drove home, then Dad drove back to […]Continue reading
For the last part of the year I did a LEGO class at our new co-op, GIFT. I made a LEGO book and on the last day we had a party for LEGO birthday! I can not wait to tell you about it! On my first day, I made Peter, Paula and…Continue reading
Dad and I went to the Boone Creek Conservation Area. First he taught me about shudder speed and how if I slow it down and take a picture of something moving really fast, the picture is not blurry. Then we went on a walk! To me, the footprint looks like it’s on the moon!Continue reading
About a week after I got my first camera with changeable exposure, aperture, ect., we went for a drive and I took pictures!
Mom felt a little sick, so we had to pull over. I took this picture while we were waiting for her. Huntley, Illinois
I took a picture of Caroline, since there wasn’t much else to photograph! Huntley, Illinois
I took this picture of the gas station awning as we were driving under it! Woodstock, Illinois
I love the color on this one! Woodstock, Illinois
I thought it was weird to have a phone booth for anyone to use. Woodstock, Illinois
I seem to like vibrant colors. Woodstock, Illinois
This town has a basketball theme. They put basketball hoop backboards on all their light posts! Hebron, Illinois
Next, we went to a family favorite restaurant for ice cream!
I like how I captured the tree right in front of the silo. Woodstock, Illinois
Next, Dad went to Dollar General and bought Caroline and I a toy plane and a pinwheel each!
We went to a park to play with them. Emricson Park, Woodstock, Illinois
Paul learned about Pompeii when he read a Magic Tree House book about it. We extended the learning by making a baking soda/vinegar volcano with a friend, Kaleb. Then Paul learned even more about Ancient Rome and Pompeii and he gave a report at Co-op. Source: Two Boys and a…Continue reading