Each year I like to learn about a different country for our Christmas Around the World. This year we are learning about Christmas in Mexico. It's been on my to do list for quite a while because Las Posadas intrigues me. (Amazon links in this post are affiliate … [Read more...]
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Every year I like to add in a homeschool Christmas lesson for geography. I’ve tried to do a Christmas Around the World unit each year focusing on a different country. I told my kids yesterday, “This year for our Christmas Around the World, we’re going to study Mexico.” They … [Read more...]
We all know the story of the history of Thanksgiving right? I grew up acting it out in school. We made the paper bag vests, and half of us were natives, and the other half were Pilgrims. The Pilgrims had a hard winter, and the first year they had a good crop they threw a big … [Read more...]
As a young child I loved to ask why. “Why do we celebrate Halloween?” “Why do we do this for Christmas?” “Why is Thanksgiving on Sean’s birthday this year?” (my poor brother often shares his birthday with Thanksgiving, and I’m curious). Over the years, I’ve pieced … [Read more...]
I’ll admit I’ve spent the past month or so in Back to School mode, and in reality we started back to school BEFORE all of the public school kids. Of course it was light schooling of one or two lessons a day, but it was some amount of schooling. But on the first day of public … [Read more...]