A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men. -Roald Dahl
Today was the second meeting of the Homeschool Book Club. I need to come up with a catchier title. I had meant to blog after the first meeting, but life got in the way.
We’re meeting once a month at our fabulous library. The original plan was a Writer’s Workshop that met on the second Monday and a Book Club that met on the fourth. I don’t think the writing club is going to work out, but the Book Club is a hit! Read more...
We took each story one at a time, and spaced them out throughout the day.
After reading More, More, More, Said the Baby–one of my all-time favorites, by the way, both for the text and the effortless way it portrays multicultural families–we had fun playing with the baby. We played lots of piggy toes tickles, including one of my favorites: Read more...
This first one is Katie Grace’s (age 6). It’s a Piggolo, a combination of pig and piccolo.
The piggolo squeals And rolls in the muck. He gets all dirty And his holes get stuck.
He goes to his bed And lies down in the hay. His mother picks him up And washes him–YAY!
He squeals a shrill And whistling tune. He squeals so loudly That it bounces off the moon.
And here is Michael’s (9). It’s the Avocadness Monster, a combination of the Loch Ness Monster and an avocado.
Some think you’re scary And enormously hairy, But I think you’re sweet ‘Cause if you’re real, your to eat. The Avocadness Monster Might be real or not, sir, But one thing is sure– If you’re a fruit, we want more!