Saturday, July 16, 2011

Self-Portraits

July 15, 2011
 It's ART DAY today! Following our topic about how special we are in God's eyes, I reminded the kids about how God made each one of us unique. We talked about how we looked like and I asked them to describe themselves, especially their facial features. We also explored the self-portraits of Van Gogh and Picasso and discussed what the kids like about their work. 
I then asked Riel and Aethan to draw their own portrait. I gave them an oval pattern that they can use for the head.   I am not really good in Art (in fact, it's one of my weakest) and seeing my children's output, I can just say, 'You are so gracious, Lord, thank you!' :-)
The kids were happy with the results.  Aethan said his kuya's drawing looks like Dad and Riel said he likes how Aethan colored his skin. :-)
 
 

Friday, July 01, 2011

Homeschool year 2011-2012

We are on our 3rd year of homeschooling and at the same time, we are transferring to our new home in 2 days. I've never been so excited in my life! Praise God!

Here are the portfolio covers that we made for the first quarter.

My 6 year old son, Aethan





 
My eldest son, Riel (7 yrs old)


Some of our homeschool photos:










our homeschool coop


















Layout credits:
1. SDS back to school kit, connie prince love my teacher kit, wa by Bethany
2. This layout was choses as GSA or Gallery stand out for June 29, 2011 - http://www.gottapixel.net/forum/showthread.php?42549-Layout-of-the-Day-June-29th-2011
Love Teacher kit by Trixie Scraps Design, ConniePrince, musical paper by Rebecca_PSP,  stitching by correensilke, trim by trim -laura burger (fur family),1 leaf -colies corner, 1 bead filler -mye de leon, WA by WA world
3.DISCLAIMER:  kits used for the other layouts were not made by me