All About first grade

KinderBach Review

I got the opportunity to try out the KinderBach program with my kids and I LOVE it! For $86 you get a year's access to over 300 lesson aimed at teaching music to kids 2-7!…

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Math Literature

Recently I discovered a few math story books that the kids loved. The first was Fraction Action. It dealt with simple fractions in real life situations. It dealt with groups and life. Then we read…

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Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

My kids and I just finished this book and it was really good. One of the aspects I appreciated the most was how the author was very clear about the unknown aspects of the wonders.…

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Encyclopedia Brown: Boy Detective

NerdDad and I both loved the Encyclopedia Brown series when we were kids and so we decided to check out Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective (Encyclopedia Brown) for NerdBug. He absolutely loved it. This book was…

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Why I Sneez, Shiver, Hiccup, and Yawn

This was a good book on reflexes that we read aloud over the weekends. The kids loved the illustrations and activities included in the back. It was a simply put book that explained why you…

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Ants

We have had another great science book. The kids and I just finished reading Ants (Early Bird Nature Books) and they loved it. It starts with a list of words to look out for and…

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Bill and Pete Go Down the Nile

The NerdBug read Bill and Pete Go Down the Nile as part of his literature reading on Egypt. It paralleled the history reading in Chapter 2 of SOTW.This was a pleasant little book where Bill…

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It’s Disgusting and We Ate It!

We read It's Disgusting and We Ate It! True Food Facts from Around the World and Throughout History as an additional historical read for Chapter one in Story of the World (Nomads) and it was…

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One Small Blue Bead

We read One Small Blue Beadby Byrd Baylor for Chapter one in Story of the World (Nomads). It was really good. It focuses on a young boy in a group of nomads and his wondering…

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Little Grunt

The NerdBug has just finished Little Grunt and the Big Egg in relation to his chapter on Nomads in The Story of the World. This is a great literature book and was recommended in my…

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