Tagged 8 years old

What Nino Read, April 2017

Galileo’s Leaning Tower Experiment
Viking Raiders
The Wishing-Chair Collection
Draw Really Cool Stuff
Space (DK Eyewitness)
Knute Rockne (COFA)
Cleopatra
Spider
The Greenleaf Guide to Ancient Egypt
How to Draw Spider-Man
Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary (for dictionary work)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Mike Venezia)
On My First Holy Communion (Angela Burrin)
George Gershwin (Mike Venezia)
Henry Ford (COFA)
The Land of Stories (Colfer)
The Black Book of Colors
The Tale of Samuel Whiskers
The Tale of Mr. Tod
The Tale of Benjamin Bunny
The Tale of Two Bad Mice
The Great Brain
Boats (Gallimard Jeunesse)
The Rain Forest (Gallimard Jeunesse)
John Fitzgerald Kennedy (COFA)
The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs!
Homer Price
Henri Matisse: Drawing with Scissors
The Beginner’s Bible
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (IP)
The Usborne Internet-Linked Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt (IP)
Tell Me About the Catholic Faith (IP)
King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table (Green)
Dr. Dolittle (IP)
The New Junior Classics: Stories of Wonder and Magic (IP)
The Kingfisher Science Encyclopedia (IP)
DK Eyewitness Books: Ancient Egypt (IP)
Nick and Tesla’s Secret Agent Gadget Battle
Drawing From Memory (Allen Say)
Nick and Tesla’s Robot Army Rampage
A Boy Called Dickens
Rock and Roll Highway
Nick and Tesla’s Solar-Powered Showdown
Peter Kent’s Big Book of Armor
Journey to Easter
The Story of the Cross
An Introduction to the Liturgical Year (Lent)
The Way of the Cross (Inos Biffi)

New noteworthy skills this month:
– biking on two wheels
– long division
Also enjoying his weekly gymnastics classes soooo much.
Current favorite game: Dominion and Pokemon. Ugh. Pokemon. 😛
Working on Life of Fred Honey for Math.
Also continuing to prepare for First Holy Eucharist in May.
Eats green beans, spinach, carrots, and mushrooms. Not voluntarily, except maybe the carrots. Horrified to find out I put avocado in smoothies. :/

What Nino Read, March 2017

Track Team Titans
The Secret of the Fortune Wookiee
Princess Labelmaker to the Rescue!
Peter Kent’s Big Book of Armor
Who Were the Vikings?
King Jack and the Dragon
How Georgie Radbourn Saved Baseball
The Kingfisher First Encyclopedia
Can You See What I See? Once Upon A Time
A Wind in the Door
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
It’s Off to Camp, Charlie Brown
The Planet of Puzzles
Wilbur and Orville Wright
High-Voltage Danger Lab
St. John Bosco and St. Dominic Savio
Weather (Gallimard Jeunesse)
Holes
Cautionary Tales for Children
The Story Hour
The Complete Tales and Poems of Winnie-the-Pooh
Favorite Norse Myth
175 More Science Experiments
Magkakulay
Snowflake Bentley
Frindle
Grossology
Who Was King Tut?
Science in Ancient Mesopotamia

Notes:

Done with Life of Fred – Goldfish and onto Life of Fred – Honey
Started Gymnastics again.
Narrates well.
Still working on his book — he is now up to 16 pages and 1953 words.
Still doing origami all the time and had me get this book for him:

Also working on comics and had me get these:

He gave up Lego for Lent, so he plays on Sundays.
Recently went camping with Dad at Trail Life.
Has gone to Confession twice and preparation for First Holy Eucharist is going well, though work on the portfolio has slowed down because he’s doing the book given by the parish instead.
Still climbs all the openings in the house and can touch the ceiling.
Favorite games: Dominion and Apples to Apples and Sequence.

What Nino Read January 2017

Abraham Lincoln (COFA)
Buffalo Bill
Dolphins!
Eyewitness Science: Light
For the Love of the Game by Michael Jordan
Fractals, Googols and Other Mathematical Tales by Theoni Pappas
Henry Huggins
How We Learned the Earth is Round
I Did It With My Hatchet: A Story of George Washington
King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table (Roger Lancelyn Green)
Martin Luther King, Jr. (COFA)
Mathemagic
Mathematics (Life Science Library)
Millions to Measure
My First 100 Words: An English/Filipino/Cebuano Pictionary
Nick and Tesla’s High-Voltage Danger Lab
One Odd Day
Ronald Reagan: An American Hero (His Voice, His Values, His Reason)
Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims
Spaghetti and Meatballs for All!
The Art of Figure Drawing
The History of NASCAR
The Man Who Lost His Head (Bishop & McCloskey)
The Most Beautiful Thing in the World (Brindle & Brennan)
The Usborne Rainy Day Book
The Way Things Work
Usborne Pocket Nature
World and Space (Childcraft)

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Notes:
– still working on Sacramental Preparation portfolio.
– memorized Spiritual Communion prayer
– went to Confession twice
– working on memorizing the Memorare
– been DRAWING a lot the past couple of months. started with the I Can Draw books and progressed from there.
– Science and Latin on back burner. Need to stock up on experiment materials, and start doing Latin again maybe in March. ]
– “graduated” from Singapore Math and starting Life of Fred 3rd grade.
– Favorite games: Dominion, Sequence, Apples to Apples
– still into Star Wars origami