Thursday, December 17, 2009


Yesterday both Bearhug and Cuddlebug handed me their spelling lists so we could work on them. Since they each seemed eager to have me quiz them, I opted to alternate having each of them spell every other word rather than go through the lists one at a time. So we got into a rhythm where I'd call out Cuddlebug's name and a word from his spelling list, he'd spell it and then I'd say Bearhug's name and one of his words, and so on. As we were going back and forth Bitty came up to me and interrupted (loudly and with a big grin on his face) "'Bitty'! Cow! C... O... W!!" So cute, he wanted to join in the spelling fun :).

As it turned out he wasn't satisfied with taking a turn every third time, so in order to keep him from shouting over his brothers I had to give him a turn every other time. Bearhug - Bitty - Cuddlebug - Bitty... lol. He was so excited about spelling his words, and you know what? He got most of them right (cow, dog, cat, pig, car, box, fox, and he was close on horse). :) Bearhug and Cuddlebug did great on their words as well, of course ;).

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Anonymous said...

It sounds like fun!!

Rebecca on December 17, 2009 at 2:35 PM said...

Aww, so cute! I can just see him running up wanting to join in :)

My Three Sons on December 17, 2009 at 3:43 PM said...

That is really cute. It's great that he is interested in spelling at such a young age.

CC on December 18, 2009 at 11:21 AM said...

so cute!! Will he still be excited about it when it's "for real"? Because my son sure wasn't!

OneProudGrandma said...

All 3 are brilliant!! (she said with no bias at all.....)

lonestar on December 19, 2009 at 8:05 PM said...

@CC - lol, probably not... then we'll remind him how much he liked it when he was younger ;).


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