Around the World with FIAR: Asia Unit Study

Around the World with FIAR: Barbar {India and Monsoons} Around the World with FIAR: Grass Sandals {Japan and its Volcanoes} Around the World with FIAR: Grandfather’s Journey {Japan and its Tsunamis} Around the World with FIAR: A Story about Ping {China, Wetlands and Typhoons} Around the World with FIAR: A Pair of Red Clogs {China and the Giant Panda} Around…

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The Magic School Bus: In the Rain Forest {Chocolate Production}

This whole lesson was focused on all things chocolate.  I knew this would appeal hugely to the masses so I bribed encouraged them to work hard with the promise of fun times to come.  And they did.  Work hard, that is, although it was not without the presence of much checking when the promised treat time…

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Dinosaur unit study

Welcome to our incredibly rich, hugely fun Dinosaurs Unit Study! Honestly, we had a ball studying up about dinosaurs in our little homeschool. This Dinosaur unit study has a little bit of everything, from history to science to art and maths. Creating Simple Dinosaur Dress up for my Little Ones We began our unit study…

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Using our Paper Mache Map to Learn about the Anglo Saxons

To see instruction on how to build a paper mache map click here. Once the paper mache map had been painted and left to dry, the children were ready to begin pictorially displaying some of the learning they had done about the Anglo Saxons. Offa's Dyke Offa's Dyke, named after one of the strongest rulers…

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Fun, Hands On Dinosaur Unit: Thyreophora – Stegasaurus

The girls have had enormous fun learning about the dinosaurs from the Thyreophora group using the Stegasaurus as an example. Dinosaurs are classified into two groups dependant on the position of the hips: Saurischia (lizard hipped dinosaurs) Ornithiscia (bird hipped dinosaurs) The Saurischia are further divided into Theropods and Sauropods, while the Ornithiscia are divided into Thyreophora and…

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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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