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Hands on History with Home School in the Woods {Review}

I am fast becoming Home School in the Woods biggest fan!  I was blessed once more when I was chosen as one of the reviewers of their Time Traveler American series.  I had a choice of New World Explorers, Colonial Life, The American Revolution, The Early 19th Century, The Civil War, Industrial Revolution through Great Depression and World War II.  As we were…

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Activity Based Learning: Building Skills for the Future

Oooh, I'm just a little bit excited about this coming week!  As the saying goes, a change is as good as a rest, and apart from 30 minutes of maths and working on some review products, we are looking forward to a bit of fun this week!  Because there are, like, a zillion activities to…

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South America Unit Study: Where in the world?

I used as many ways as I could come up with to reinforce their previous knowledge of the Polar regions as well as teaching them where in the world South America was. Wall Map The first place to go was the huge wall map.  I first asked the girls to point out where the Arctic…

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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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