Happy November! Halloween is over so that means ... it's Christmastime! Some of you are probably thinking that it's a little bit early to jingle those bells just yet. My husband and I have this discussion every year. He thinks that the Christmas tree shouldn't go up until December 1st. I've always thought it should … Continue reading The Week in Review
Welcome to our weekend feature! It's all my favourite things in one giant end-of-the-week roundup: books, blog posts, homeschooling, nature and wonderful things from around the web. I hope you enjoy!
Marhaba! We picked the perfect week to learn and dream about the Middle East. It has been cold in Southern Ontario! It was the kind of week where I was half-tempted to just pack up and move to the desert to live with the Bedouin. It was the perfect week to learn about Jordan. All I have to … Continue reading Geography Adventures: Jordan
We did our China country study a few weeks ago. So this post? It's long overdue. But better late than never. Right? This was one of our favourite country studies to date. Chinese history and culture are fascinating. We used The Story About Ping as a springboard ... and then we dove deep. This post contains affiliate … Continue reading Geography Adventures: China
From the fertile Nile valley to the shifting desert sands, Egypt is a land rich with history. This week, my girls and I took a trip to this northern part of Africa - right in our own living room. We read stories, did crafts, studied photos and learned all about ancient Egyptian culture and modern Egyptian … Continue reading Geography Adventures: Egypt
I always tell my children that one of the best things about homeschooling is the number of field trips we are able to take. It is so wonderful to have the freedom to do some experiential exploration of the things we're learning about! This week, we're going to be studying The Story About Ping to coincide with Chinese New … Continue reading Geography Adventures: Toronto’s Chinatown