Guatemala is one of the world’s leading producers of coffee, and has been a major part of Guatemala’s economy for over a hundred years. Today, approximately 125,000 coffee producers drive Guatemala’s coffee industry, with coffee remaining one of Guatemala’s principal … Continue reading Coffee Guatemala Outline Decoupage – [Guatemalan Unit Study]
The quetzal is the currency of Guatemala, named after the national bird of Guatemala, the resplendent quetzal. In ancient Mayan culture, the quetzal bird’s tail feathers were used as currency. It is divided into 100 centavos, or lenes in Guatemalan … Continue reading Guatemalan Quetzal: Compare/Contrast Coin Currency
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 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
Tea is very important to the English culture and for centuries they have been one of the world’s greatest tea consumers. While it is usually served with milk, it is not uncommon to drink it black or with lemon, with … Continue reading England Unit: Tea Dying Activity
I have always been fascinated by world currencies and love studying different kinds of money as part of our world country studies. My oldest is only three, so is not able to fully understand the concept of money, but she … Continue reading Japan Unit: Learning About Japanese Yen
Our study of Japan would not be complete without a study of the geography of the country. I love using foam paper to make cut-outs of the different countries. My three year old loves comparing the different shapes of the … Continue reading Japan Unit Study: Japanese Geography
March we started studying Ireland (because St. Patrick’s Day, lol) and are really enjoying it! The first week of the month we were on vacation in the Caribbean as a family (yeah I know, rough), so we had a somewhat … Continue reading #TravelingThroughLearning – IRELAND Unit!
We had such a great time studying some of the indigenous animals of Japan. It was pretty hard to find the appropriate corresponding animal miniatures, but I did my best. I also created corresponding Montessori inspired 3-part printables for these … Continue reading JAPAN Unit Study: Fauna – Montessori 3-Part Matching Cards
We started studying Japan for the month of February and absolutely LOVING this beautiful country! I have always wanted to visit Japan, but for now I’ll settle for traveling there through our themed activities! 🙂 Japan is an island country … Continue reading #TravelingThroughLearning – JAPAN Unit!