|wipe off sink and potty|
|put away all clean clothes|
|dust living and dining room|
|sweep dining room|
|put away all toys in your room|
|vaccuum your room|
|clean off dining room table|
|get all trash out of the car|
wipe off two mirrors
What I was more determined about this summer was to help my children learn more Bible verses and the books of the Bible - something I wish I had done more as a child. Let's face it, at this age (esp after having two children) my memory is GONE! :) I'm lucky if I remember I have children! So, as part of their daily routine we work on memorizing a few books of the Bible (I use songs - so much easier!) and we've focused on a couple of verses. I am very proud of them! Not only have they learned John 3:16, they have memorized the entire song with the books of the Old Testament and they are halfway through the books of the New Testament! Very, very cool. I'm very happy for them because I know it's something they will use the rest of their lives. To make it more fun, I stole an idea from pinterest (wish I remembered where, I didn't pin it!) to make a paper chain every time they learned a new book. It started out like this right in front of our dining room table...
But it got too long so we moved it to their doors.
I've decided I liked it in the dining room better because they saw it every time we ate and asked to learn more (and practiced what they learned). Now that we've moved it, they never mention it. Think I'll move them back tonight!
If you're wondering what song we used to learn the books, the OT fits to "One little, two little, 3 little Indians" :) The NT is harder but you can just put it in youtube and find one that suits you! I found one in a children's hymnal that is no longer in print.
Hope you're having a great time this summer! God bless!