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A List of Activities to Explore the 13 Colonies

A List of Activities to Explore the 13 Colonies

This semester I taught a history class for our local tutorial.  It was time for my 4th graders to learn about the 13 colonies.  When I was planning to teach about the 13 colonies, I purchased a product to help.…

Get to Know Mary by Nancy I. Sanders

We love learning by reading great literature.  Most of the time we use children’s literature for our reading curriculum.  That’s why I was SUPER excited to have the opportunity to review a book in the Get To Know Series.    …

President's Day Is More Than Just A Day Out Of School

Happy President’s Day!  Do you like to celebrate President’s Day or do you think that it is just another day out of school?  I love President’s Day because it is the perfect time to do a presidential thematic study! This…

A FULL WEEK OF NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY

This school week is long gone and so is the 15 ft tepee we had taped to the floor in the dining room.  It has been a fun week full of painting, sweet potato digging, and Native American dwelling building. …

CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS DAY ONE

Columbus Day was always a BIG day for me as a kid because I grew up in a town named Columbus. It wasn’t Columbus, Ohio.  It was a very small rural town in Southeast Kansas that held a big day…

A CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS FREEBIE FOR YOU

A CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS FREEBIE FOR YOU I’m sending this out to you all tonight in hopes to give you something to use for Columbus Day.  I will be using this with my cottage school students this week in a cute…