Every Friday afternoon my five-year old comes back from school with a stack of worksheets he completes in class during the week. I spend a few minutes going over it and spot any problems he may need a little help with. The stack contains photocopies as well as original sheets from workbooks. This afternoon I stumbled… Continue reading Learn math with the help of cows
The boys have a set of play trains, including some Thomas the Train tank engine, wagons and tracks from the water tower set, along with matching (and a lot cheaper) generic tracks and trains. Unfortunately they always manage to argue about who gets what trains, what wagons, what tracks and the play quickly turns into… Continue reading See a train, see a cow
Today's post is going to be really short. Why, do you ask? Because it's 11:15pm as I'm writing this and I still have to prepare my son's lunch for tomorrow, load up the dishwasher and get myself ready for bed, at some point. So here we go without fanfare... Today's cow (actually, cows) appears in… Continue reading My daily cow is in a book about pigs
I think by now you've figured out that I do see cows every day - real cows, photos of cows, illustrations of cows, cow skeletons, etc. Just browse through this blog's archives if you want to see some samples. Here are some of the cows I saw today. First there's the dairy cow on a half-gallon container of Naturally… Continue reading Cows hang out at train stations, even fake cows!
Cows (and pigs) are very popular in children's books so a trip to our local library is a sure way to catch a glimpse of a few cows on any given day. While my son was playing some educational game on the library computer, I browsed through the aisles to stock up on some new reading. I… Continue reading Every day I see a cow… at the library