Hands-On Geography Activities {History Unit Studies}

This post shares lots of hands on geography activities which are perfect to use along with any history unit studies. Over the years we have studied many cultures, from ancient history all the way up to modern history and everything in between. Having a great set of geography activities to choose from is vital for…

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The Magic School Bus: In the Rain Forest {Chocolate Production}

This whole lesson was focused on all things chocolate. ¬†I knew this would appeal hugely to the masses so I bribed¬†encouraged them to work hard with the promise of fun times to come. ¬†And they did. ¬†Work hard, that is, although it was not without the presence of much checking when the promised treat time…

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Venezuelan Art Study: Santiago Pol

As part of our South American studies we looked into well known Venezuelan artist ¬†Santiago Pol. ¬†Santiago Pol, born in Barcelona, Spain, states this about Venezuela: "If Venezuela did not exist, I would not exist as a designer" A leading figure in Venezuelan graphic art, Pol¬†carried out his studies in Fine Arts at the School…

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Magic tree house book: Adventure in the Amazon

This week we have been using one of the Magic Tree House books 'Adventure in the Amazon', to continue with our South America¬†unit study, focusing on the country of Brazil. South America: Goals for this Study Whilst working through the next unit of Rainforest Journey and reading Adventure in the Amazon, we will be focusing…

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EdTechLens’ Rainforest Journey: One of the Best Educational Programs Ever!

Over the past few weeks my littlest two girls and I have been blessed to review the kindergarten and grade three level of¬† Rainforest Journey from EdTechLens: I practically begged to be given a chance to review this product because the little girls and I ¬†(with help from Granny next door) spent last summer learning…

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Project Based Learning: South American Animals

Whilst the older children dig deep into Shakespeare and all he has to offer, the little ones will be focused on South America. ¬†It will be a primarily literature based study, with the exception of the project based learning the littles will do. ¬†They have attempted to do projects before with my help but they…

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South America – Learning through Literature

  Whilst the older ones are studying all things Shakespeare, the littles will be focusing their time on South America. ¬†The unit study will be two pronged using both literature and project based learning. ¬†This post will be about our literature based learning and tomorrow I will post about the projects they will be attempting.…

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