Thanks to my friend Gae for inspiring me to finally organise my thoughts a whole month ahead. and ‘lending’ me her format.
The first two weeks of October we will be taking ‘school’ holidays, so life will be a little different.
The Month of the Most Holy Rosary
As two name days occur this month (we celebrate middle and confirmation names too) we are planning to celebrate:
-Change Fr Meranti’s colours daily.
-Present one lesson each week from the Home Catechesis Manuals.
– Set up a ‘Month of the Holy Rosary’ altar display.
-Finish the Year of the Priest display.
– Organise a new Spring Menu.
Seeking variety and health.
-Mending in the holidays.
-Start Planning Christmas present list.
-Change cleaning plans. Working alone on various jobs for only a week.
-School Holiday Deeper Cleaning.
Windows, screens, cobwebs and walls.
– Bake slices, muffins, biscuits on Saturday.
(Home made goodies make PC feel loved)
-Have lunch menus planned.
-Finish making doll with Princess in the holidays.
-Daily Art Time in the holidays.
– Once a week when lessons resume.
-Regular rising despite holidays.
To all come together for morning prayers by 9am. in holidays.
Back to 8am when lessons resume.
Read at least three picture books with little ones daily.
Read at lest one chapter of read aloud daily.
Continue even in holidays.
Play at least one game per day in holidays.
To be vigilant regards screen time, particularly in holidays.
-To have plans for Term 4 organised, books ordered, in the first week of holidays,
-Have all lessons printed and filed, waiting, prior to Term commencement!!
-Continue to emphasise the importance of Sundays as Special.
-High Tea once a week.
-Poetry/Sharing night once a week. (Re-institute)
-Chapter Book/Picture Book Goals (see above)
–Australian Book Traveler Picture Book Unit.
-Daily Poetry reading.
-Little Grammar People – Nuri Mass Springboard for Grammar studies.
-History – Downloads
– One Montessori lesson/day for little ones