Tuesday, March 8, 2011

This is Why...

...I love homeschooling!

Today we were playing with pattern shapes and Hannah had a large hexagon shape in front of her. I asked her to tell me about her shape and she said, "It's a square."

In much confusion I asked, "What do you mean it's a square? It's not a square, it's a hexagon. Can you try and explain?"

And she said, "Well, it's kind of like it's a box."

Me: "Huh?"

She went and picked up a cardboard box out of the laundry room, brought it to me and held it at an angle, "See, kind of like this."

I still wasn't getting it.

So she pointed to her shape again and said, "Well, just pretend there's a line here and here and here."

And then I saw it.

And to explain what she explained to me, I drew you a picture.

Look in order of top left, bottom left, top right, bottom right.


Let's just say I was/ I am quite impressed.

And then I explained that that shape is a cube.

I love being in on these discoveries that my children make.

2 comments:

Debbie said...

:) :) Nothing like it!

MamaGriffith, said...

Hannah has an artists eye for sure.