Today has been an odd day, after breakfast Ot inserted the next island into game maker and his scrolling platform with me and I finally figured out what we had done incorrectly-move command so now the islands scroll properly. Tomorrow it will be time for the plane! I actually managed to get my piano practice done for 10 minutes and I am working on a Chopin piece (not half as complicated as that sounds!) Tig and I worked on the 1st 2 bars of his next song in the piano book so worked on a different rhythm, back in 4/4 time and introduced e to the RH. He found it hard and had mini-melt downs but calm and gentle humour worked and he succeeded and liked the feeling :0)
I updated the blog entries and stuck in pics and published them all as well as downloading all the pics from the camera and iphone to my computer. Rich played a dino hunting game on the Wii with the boys which is a multi player with Ot and then Tig.
Rich has go the PC in the living room working at a much better speed and got the ipad/iPhone wire connecting them to the TV working which was good fun too.
We met up with my sis S in Ikea as she wanted to give me my B’day pressie and card (and open them although it’s not until Tuesday). Some lovely Yankee candles yum! Her engagement ring was lovely and really suited her hand :0) Was nice to see her although a bit brief. We picked up the smaller drawers so we could begin project –sort the Lego! We sorted one bigger drawer when we got back and will do the second and odd bits and pieces tomorrow.
B was really upset at me going and clinging-so unlike him so he came too. I’m now a bit worried about how he’s going to handle me going back to work on Friday….
I made Pizza for everyone else’s tea and I had Lemon cream chicken with asparagus, broccoli and cheesy cauliflower!
Chunk of garden playing, trampolining and I realised the plants had not been watered oops! Really need to get some more compost tomorrow and get some more seeds going…..plus get the outside tap working again.
We played the dino hunting game together before bed-the narrative between each section is really good with some great sentence structure and vocab plus it’s good for hand/eye coordination, team playing and managing anger/frustration and persevering plus it’s helping Ot to develop ideas for creating his own games…therefore it is educational!
There seems lots of ideas and interest in the home ed coop group from people in then mids so I am really hoping we can find venues and stuff that works for everyone’s styles and needs as I just have a feeling it could be brill.