Want a great way to introduce drawing faces? Then this is the book for you. It shows how you can facial features in different ways but allows your little artist to be as creative as they want. I love that it has blank pages so kiddos can draw what they please. The only downside I found was that it is incredibly repetitive. I think if we did more than a couple pages a week our daughter would get extremely bored but since we only use this book once a week and just do 2 pages she finds it fun. It has also taught her that her people need to have bodies and not just heads.
I recently posted on social media the reviews that my daughter did. They were for the 1st 6 weeks of our 2nd grade year. I got asked a lot about them. How did I make them? How did your daughter remember all of this? I also got comments that it is too much, public school does not do that, your history is too involved, etc. So let's start off with how I make a review. For math it is very easy I make a list of everything she learned. On the last week of that 6 or 12 week any math she does that is on that list counts towards the review. Anything on the list that is not done during the week I give her a few problems on each. Because I want to make sure that she has understood the concepts I make the problems hard. If they are too easy there is no way for me to know if she really understands or if she can just do easy problems. For history I make questions based off what I have read from the textbook. I pull out the key information. We also do social studies and geography. I make questi