Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Mr. Gumpy's Motor Car

We rowed Mr. Gumpy's Motor Car last week.

We used a lot of the printables from HomeschoolShare for Jack's notebook.

For the color activity, we used paint cards from the store and matched different shades we found in the story.

When we studied friction, Jack built a new Lego car. He tried driving it on different surfaces.

Using cubes to calculate how many passengers the cars can hold.

We also had a car-themed Muffin Tin Meal--red, yellow, and green fruit, cookies (wheels), stoplights (M&Ms on graham crackers), and travel pillows (Pizza Rolls).

Alice got in on the fun by trying to fit the animals into the truck. It was a squash!

This week we are having fun with Armadillo Rodeo and we're even going to visit a rodeo, so come back soon for pictures!


Amber said...

Yay for me! I just pulled out Mr. Gumpy's Motor Car to plan for Annie and you've done all the work for me! :-)

The Smith Family said...

We loved Mr. Gumpy!
Armadillo Rodeo was a fun one for us too! Great memories from both books.

ami said...

What a fun book! :)

I love using paint chips to match the colors. I am filing that in the back of my brain for when it's time for Simon to row Mr. Gumpy. :)

I probably won't remember, though. I do NOT remember making that crayon accordion or the car accordion. I was wondering where you got those two mini books! I went to HSS, and I found them, and I guess I made them. I am such a nerd. lol

:) Ami