Another Celebrated Dancing Bear

Our art work:




We did a fun experiement while we discussed boiling water. The beans represent the molecules. The higher the temperature gets, the more they move around. Seth shook the jar gently at first, then with more force. The result was beans flying out of the jar, representing steam.

Notebook pages:

Minit books from Homeschool Share, along with the Draw Write Now connection.

We measured freezing point, boiling point, and body temerature on a thermometer.
(printable from Teacher Resource Center).

Other books we read this week:


Peter and the Wolf

Tchaikovsky on Starfall

Classics for Kids featuring Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev and other Russian composers.

How to Make a Print: Woodcut

Spiced Russian Tea

8 c boiling water, 4 black tea bags, steep 5 minutes.


Add 2 c. water, 1.5 c. sugar, 1 cinnamon stick

Boil 5 minutes


Add 1.25 c. orange juice, .25 c. lemon juice


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