Ancient Celts Unit Study: Resources

This is a short unit study about the Ancient Celts.  This first post will include all the resources we used during this study. Celtic Themed Informational, Factual Books Factual books are very important and I try to buy ones with great pictures and at least one with great information.  The first and third book fall…

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Guest Posting: Learning about Mesopotamia Through Literature and Hand On Activities Part Two

I am guest posting over at 123homeschool4me today and would love for you to click over and read all about our adventures in Mesopotamia. This is the second part of a four part hands on history unit for children of all ages.  Using a retelling of the Epic of Gilgamesh, your children will learn all about…

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Meadow and Woodland Study: Ancient Woodland and Veteran Trees

Ancient Woodland The woodland we are studying this year (and very possibly next year) is ancient woodland, which has been in existence since the 1600's and is composed of only species of trees native to the UK.  We are blessed because a secondary woodland has also grown up on this ancient land which had previously…

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Guest Posting: Learning about Mesopotamia Through Literature and Hand On Activities

I am guest posting over at 123homeschool4me today and would love for you to click over and read all about our adventures in Mesopotamia. I'm excited to be sharing my home schooling unit study about Ancient Mesopotamia based on three books retelling the Epic of Gilgamesh.  Containing lots of fun hands-on activities........ (for more click here)

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Looking Back: In depth Study of Hammurabi and his Legal System

Whilst we covered Assyria and Babylonia in some depth, it was Hammurabi who caught our imagination.  I went with the flow and I'm so glad I did!  During one of our fun weeks, about a year ago, we planned a revisit to Mesopotamia and the children really wanted to learn more about Hammurabi's Code of Laws.  I…

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