It's me who needs the break more than the kids too!
They have a 100 book club....I really hate the whole deal. Basically because we have to write down every single book we read and we read lots of books around here! So, I usually foget to write them down. ARGHHH! I'm just going to make up a list of what I think we've read. Maybe I'm lazy ..but it really feels like homework for me. We are having really good times in school now overall. They just did a really interesting month studying ancient Egypt and we went to museum to look at artifacts and mummy's.
I remember when I was a kid at Montessori school that we would learn about different customs. It was fun. DD is doing something similar, but it's parochial school, so it's learning about customs from different countries at Christmas. It's still pretty fun for them..their class is learning about Italy.
We also have to write down every book we read. We read 3 books every night - ds reads one to me and I read 2 to him, so we are reading at least 15-20 books a week (sometimes I skip weekends since we often go to bed so late), and I too forget quite often to write them down. Because we do most of our reading in bed, I found that if I bring the log sheet with me into the bedroom and write the books down right then and there - it helps. We're at 70
What I find is sad though, is the kids in ds' class are only required to read 10 books every 4-5 weeks and some don't even get that accomplished