Halaf Culture {Mesopotamia Unit}

The Halaf culture is a prehistoric period of history which developed from the pottery neolithic era of the Natufians. There are three such cultures (Halaf, Sumarran and Ubaid), half being the oldest.   Read More: Natufian People – the very first known settled hunters and gatherers, who lived in the Levant region of Mesopotamia during the pre-pottery…

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Göbekli Tepe Art

Following my last post on Göbekli Tepe, I thought it might be fun to look at some Göbekli Tepe art and perhaps make some for ourselves. I have split this post into the three different sections: Engravings, low reliefs and high reliefs. I have made an accompanying video for each section, as well as some…

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Natufian Culture

The Natufian culture is essential to study when learning about the birth of civilisation in the Fertile Crescent. After all, they were the first hunters and gatherers who gradually changed from a nomadic lifestyle to a fully settled existence in the Levant region. It is imperative to understand their lives before studying the Mesopotamian civilisation.…

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Using Note-booking with Unit Studies

If you're looking for a method of recording your children's learning, using note-booking alongside your unit studies might just be perfect! Read on to find out why note booking really is the answer to all your homeschool woes... What is Note-booking? Note-booking refers to the recording of a child's learning in the form of writing,…

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The Importance of Quiet Time In Your Homeschool Day

If you're looking for a way to add a daily quiet time to your homeschool routine, this blog post is for you! Read on to learn all about the importance of a daily quiet-time and how to incorporate it into your homeschool day. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=00EPniQYMjw What is Quiet-Time? When we first had Thomas, Gary and I…

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