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We started homeschooling today! I’m a homeschooling mom. Book-loving Edda is super excited.
Edda’s first reading lesson went amazingly well. This is the same reading book my mom used for all six of her kids and it is the best and easiest way to teach reading. It’s intended for preschool through age five and the kids really do learn to read in 100 days. (Most can actually read even earlier than that! I was done at lesson 60, according to my mom.)
We did have a quick break mid-lesson to take the dog out… and to find a turtle. Good times.
It was one of those projects that gripped me with urgency and was finished in about 48 hours. Of course, there was no deadline. It isn’t even a special occasion thing. I wish I could harness that kind of obsessive knitting progress when Christmas is three days away and I still haven’t finished all the gift-knitting….
The photo is of the “summer” side of the doll, which Edda has named “Blueberry.” The other side is “winter” and Edda named it “Snowball.” It turned out really cute and has already been played with quite a bit. I, of course, modified it a little. (Just the decorative stuff, though.) The instructions in this book are very clear and easy to understand. I highly recommend it to anyone wanting to knit toys! This is the same book I used to knit my Santa Claus.