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Well, it took longer than I wanted because we had to wait for a few things, but we are starting Dr. J’s Family Hope Center program this week. The mats arrived, the scents are on their way, and I am excited. I sat down Sunday night and sketched out in my Well Planned Day homeschool/family planner what I hope to accomplish. The Newells told us multiple times to be patient and start slowly so we don’t burnout or burnout our kiddos. I am taking them at their word.
If you look, you’ll see I’m hoping to get the boys to:
- one olfactory (scent) session each day-three smells per session Tuesday through Friday
- crawl (on belly) length of yoga mat five times Tuesday through Friday
- creep (on hands and knees) one lap on the mats around the apartment ten times Tuesday through Friday
- Math four days
- Reading two days
I figure that’s baby steps and a good way to get started. Monday is my meeting day for work, so I’m going to let them play around with the mats Monday and just get used to putting them out and goof around on them. We also have Vacation Bible School this week at night, which will be different and a lot of stimulation, so I think this is plenty for our first week. If you have not read my other posts explaining the Family Hope Center, click here to get familiar with things.
By the way, if you’re ever looking for play area mats, I had excellent customer service from Soft Tiles! I picked them because their tiles don’t have harmful chemicals and now I recommend them because my order was placed at 1pm and they were in my apartment in just a bit over 24 hours!
What are YOU up to this week?