Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Lazy Days of Summer

We have been lazy around here lately. Busy, but lazy. Crazy busy having fun, actually, but in a lazy way!

Though Cullen is on a break from official schoolwork, we're trying to keep those brain cells from shriveling up too much. He's been reading The Velveteen Rabbit to me, and I am reading The Adventures of Robin Hood to him. The plan is for us to work on fluency in his math facts over the summer and to dig into Hands-On Equations at a leisurely, fun pace, taking advantage of his recent interest in balancing equations.

Weekly piano lessons are still on, with his teacher's masterful use of Cullen's interest in the musical themes from Star Wars, working them into as many ear-training exercises as possible. This same instructor has begun a new boys choir for our area, which Cullen is really enjoying. I'm tickled that he likes to sing, as that's one of my own favorite modes of expression.

Gymnastics has stepped up a notch with two days per week sessions at the pre-team level. That may sound like a lot, but I assure you, he has more than enough energy left over for quite a bit of THIS whenever the weather allows!

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