Yesterday, I got so distracted by putting the beach stuff away, that I forgot to start M’s school in good time. Then the doorbell rang.
The upstairs boys were already bored of playing, could M come outside? Then my laundry timer went off and when I returned, I had two extra kids in the kitchen and still had to finish up the phonics for the day.
Know what? Bored kids love phonics. And M seemed more interested in drill with friends along. His buddy reads much more fluently than M does, but he didn’t know some of the fancy Spell to Write and Read phonograms, or why some words have a silent final e and a short vowel.
I stocked up on chocolate chips at the grocery store, so if they come over again, we can do phonogram bingo in style.