If you were given a few hours each afternoon to spend as you want – what would you do? These are our children’s responses – I typed as they thought this through.  This list is going to make up their choices for productive free time.  Ideally I would prefer them not to need a list but the younger two especially will benefit from having a choice, but a limited choice as they learn to use their time wisely.  Daniel will still need me to make some decisions for him but when it comes from a list that he has written (such a this list) he has a little more ownership.  The list for the older two is purely as an example so they can see the benefit of such a time (therefore, take ownership as well).

 

 

Joshua

Making stuff – Contender projects, railroad model, war game scenes

Read

Write – stories, history

Study history

Games – war games, computer games

Blog

 

Jessica

Read

Computer – blog, html, Photoshoppe

Creative – embroidery, scrapbooking, quilting, calligraphy, gift making, crochet

Keepers projects – candle making, photography

Jigsaw puzzles

Letter writing

Organising

 

Nomi

Outside play (with brother)

Drawing / painting

Read

Writing – blog, stories, letters

Creative – quilt, doll, crochet, scrapbooking

Thinking

MP3 audio / stories

Work for pay

 

Daniel

Science experiments

Creative – junk man, painting, Contender projects, scrapbooking

MP3 – audio

Lego / other construction kits

Nature – photography, drawing, blog

Photography

Workbooks

 

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