Our week went a bit different than anticipated. Monday we headed to London early so we didn't do a lot of schooling beyond "lad, make sure you do your page in our reading book". (which he did in the car on the way to London).
The lad complained mightily about the need to do so until he chilled out and just did it. They take perhaps 5 minutes to do per page and he totally gets to choose what page he does, so it does work for him. He loves it if I do the reading for him, so when he does it in the car it takes that aspect away from him. :) (sneaky aren't I?) :)
The remainder of Monday was filled with hanging out with Gramma and going to see some friends of him with her. They had a whole lot of fun together.
Ah, we also started to work on the lad's "Boy Shed". It took us a couple of days to get it complete, but today he was able to move most of his bug containers out into it. Took him a full hour to do it, which earned him more time on the xbox. :) It was really sweet of some friends of our to give him a couple of shelves to put up in it for storage. I may need to make him another shelf as well, he's waiting to see how it all fits in well.
When we got home we did some work onMapping with Art. We did another map, this one of the Nile River, I'll have to link that in later as right now I am not sure where I downloaded it to. :) We also did some work out of our bible books.
Friday was HOPE days so we headed off for that. I'm teaching a class on survival skills and yesterday was our fire day. :) The children had so much fun learning how to light a fire, first with a flint and steel and then with matches. They learned to make a signal fire and a small heat fire. They really wanted to roast marshmallows but the church we were at wanted small fires not a bigger one.