Ever since our Latin Primers arrived (several months ago) the girls have been begging for them! Kaira especially has long enjoyed finding new Latin words in her astronomy book, and was eager for more.
Cruel mommy that I am, I made them wait to begin their gentle introduction to this noble language alongside our Ancient Rome study. (Although our study of Latin will continue long after we’ve left ancient Rome in ruins and moved on to study later civilizations.)
Kaira and Kendra sit together, turning the pages of the primer while listening to the CD. I’ll probably have them spend about a month of daily listening on each book until they have it pretty much memorized. Already, after just two days, they are quoting sections to each other! These little primers are “just right” for giving a little bit of exposure–which is all I’m looking for at this age.
Here are my little scholars, intent on their primer: