This post contains affiliate links. Back when I was home schooling, as part of our Farmer Boy unit, we made candles. In the book Almanzo talks about taking his lantern out to do chores and walk to his room at night. We discussed how they didn’t have electricity for lighting and instead used candles. We talked about how their method to make candles was different
I was kind of stumped on what art project to do for the Sahara Desert/Africa mini unit. I really wanted it to include a camel. When I think of the Sahara Desert, the camel is the first thing that comes to mind. I also love the ancient Egyptian art. So, I came up with this project that includes both those things. We searched the web
As a kid one of my favorite past times was playing with Barbie’s. I am lucky enough that my mom saved most of my Barbie’s & their stuff. Now that I have a daughter, I wanted to give her those things. I also had a Barbie dream house, but mom didn’t keep that. I enjoyed that house so much that I wanted my daughter to
Farm Kid1 & I are both enjoying this unit. It has been a great way to discuss other countries, even if it hasn’t been in great detail. I like learning about so many countries, but next year I think we will only do 1 or 2 countries per week so we can study each country more in depth. I would like to learn a song,
For three weeks we will be learning about how Christmas is celebrated around the world. We are studying three countries each week. This first week we learned about Finland, France, and Australia. Much of the information for this unit was found on Homeschool Share. I also checked out many books from the library & searched the web.