Mystery of History: Lesson Ten – Stonehenge

We did our Stonehenge lesson over a couple of weeks, as we had never covered it before and I wanted to learn a bit more about it! I found an excellent couple of story books which describe different aspects of Stonehenge. They were my starting point to lots of lovely hands on activities 🙂 Stonehenge:…

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How to Make Historical Clothing for Dolls: Stonehenge Fashion

As we go through our Mystery of History studies, I will be making historical clothing for the girls' dolls as and when I have time. The girls still enjoy playing with their dolls, especially dressing and undressing them 🙂 I couldn't find a male doll so I massacred one of the girl dolls which now…

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How to Make Stonehenge Hand Tools

I used the teacher's guide from the Stonehenge website as my source of inspiration to make some hand tools from the Neolithic period of Stonehenge. Stonehenge Hand Tools: The Antler Pick Picture Credit I drew a vague antler pick shape out of stiff cardboard: The children cut some out: Added some padding (crushed up foil)…

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Mystery of History Lesson Three: Tubalcain and Jubal

The third Mystery of History lesson was about Tubal Cain and Jubal.  The mention of these men in Genesis shows how advanced early man actually was.  Jubal, the brother of Jabal, is the second son of Lamech with Adah.  He is described in the Bible as “the father of all such as handle the harp…

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