Posts filed under “WingNut”
Wingnut built his first rocket and raced it today. He competed in the kindergarten class with one other little boy and won! Here is a video of the race. We will be making this a yearly family event.
It is amazing how fast your life can change. Everything was running smoothly with my son and then wam, bam everything changes. We discover he has some learning challenges that we have to work through and then a medical issue pops up: a cyst between his big toe and second toe. I feel like I [...]
A little while ago, we tried to make rock candy but instead of it sticking to the stick, it just formed a layer on top of the sugar syrup. That mess-up made me want to try again using a different recipe. This time, I used the 10:1 ratio. If I was to do this again, [...]
For our Outdoor Hour Challenge we learned about Igneous Rocks. I found this book at the library and it gave a nice and short introduction to this kind of rock: perfect for my sons age. Even though this challenge did not get us out side, no igneous rocks close by, I did happen to have [...]
I am always finding Lego creations all over the house.
We followed the instructions from this site.
At the same time, I understand why there are labels. Labels are an informative way for professionals to narrow down what they should and should not do to help someone out. That being said, labels also become stereotypes with bad undertones. For instance when you hear about a teenager that has been labeled manic depressant [...]
That wingnut took on my camera. I like the lens flare in this one. Me shelling peas: hard work but worth it. He caught the bird flying over us in this picture.
Last week our science experiment was all about how water flows through the stem and to the petals. This is done through the process called transpiration. First, we went on a walk and found some daisies. Then wingnut picked two colors for our test: red and blue. After a week, this was the results of [...]