Iceland, a Nordic island nation, is defined by its dramatic landscape with volcanoes, geysers, hot springs and lava fields. Massive glaciers are protected in Vatnajökull and Snæfellsjökull national parks. Most of the population lives in the capital, Reykjavik, which runs … Continue reading #TravelingThroughLearning – ICELAND Unit!
As part of our Jamaica Unit Study I wanted to incorporate a Pirate themed activity as Port Royal, Jamaica was once a major pirate port centuries ago. I recognize that the romanced version of Pirates is very different than reality, … Continue reading Pirate Treasure Chest Counting / Simple Mathematics Activity
I have been quite intrigued with our study the indigenous people of the Caribbean, the Taíno. The ancestors of the Taíno originated in South America, and eventually migrated to these island homes. During the late fifteenth century, they were the … Continue reading Jamaica Unit Study: Taino Natives Symbols [Fine Motor Activity]
Its hard sometimes to come up with activities that can be enjoyed by both a preschooler AND a toddler – many of my printables or crafts the toddler destroys or chews on, which adds a level of challenge with various … Continue reading Jamaica Unit Study: Leatherback Sea Turtle Sensory Nest
JAMAICA is our country for the month of May and what a fun country! My husband and I visited Jamaica in 2013, and fell in love with the culture and the people. I remember one gentleman told us, “We don’t … Continue reading #TravelingThroughLearning – JAMAICA Unit!
As part of our England unit, we studied the Pound Sterling, often referred to as the Pound. The Pound Sterling is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich … Continue reading England Unit: British Pound Sterling Currency Study
When my husband and I were in London in 2012, we visited a pub dedicated to Sherlock Holmes, which had a room set up like a museum. Sherlock Holmes is a fictional private detective created by British author Sir Arthur … Continue reading Sherlock Holmes Discovery / Sensory Bin [England Unit]