For 9 weeks we will be doing a unit on biomes. The first week was an introduction to habitat & biomes & a review of the continents. The next seven weeks we will be visiting (in our imaginations) each of the 7 continents & stopping in 7 different biomes. The last week we will use to tie up any loose ends.
Farm Kid1 has visited the Tillamook Forest Center twice with Cub Scouts, but this was my first time going. I really enjoyed it. It’s a great discovery center & it’s free (donations accepted, of course). The museum has a ton of information on the Tillamook Forest including plants, animals & how people use the area.
Among all my web searching, I came across Montessori-inspired continent boxes. Instantly, I knew I had to make my own version. I love the idea of having a quick peek into every continent at my disposal anytime. I can imagine a ton of uses for these boxes. So what do I have in our boxes? The items vary a little bit, but for the most
When spring break was over, I was conflicted about whether to teach a unit studying the 7 continents or study the biomes of the world. When I saw this post on their virtual voyage, I decided I could do both. So, we are going to travel the world, stopping once on each continent. The main focus during our visit will be to study a biome
As a family we enjoy birds and even their eggs. We’ve had chickens a number of years & often it is the kids job to collect the eggs – most of the time they don’t mind & sometimes even argue over who gets to collect them. My kids also love breakfast food, including scrambled eggs with cheese (and pancakes & bacon). So, these egg experiments