Finally, five chrysalides.  Tomorrow morning, they'll move to the butterfly tent once those last 2 are hardened.  That spider-looking thing is just a bit of old exoskeleton.

Serendipitously,  the first memorization exercise in our grammar curriculum is a poem about caterpillars and butterflies.  We're all committing this to memory.

Audrey read this one tonight, though we're a little past it.

Here's our writing curriculum.

We've started our Earlybird Singapore Math K-A and that's going swimmingly.

On the advice of Bauer and Wise we've gotten a bunch of George MacDonald audio (free from librivox) and the girls love it.  The vocabulary is well beyond them, of course, yet they are completely absorbed.  It's wonderful.