If you read my Weekly Wrap-up each week, you’ve surely heard me mention Pandia Press in recent weeks. A few weeks ago, we received a copy of their History Odyssey: Modern Times (Level 2) to review. I’ve been really impressed. My only complaint — one that has nothing to do with the text — is that I wish we’d had… View Post
I have long been a fan of Amy Pak and all the products that she and her family offer at Homeschool in the Woods. We’ve used her timeline figures for a couple of years now — probably even longer than that. You know how the years start to run together after awhile. Because I know the quality of the products… View Post
This week we made knights’ shields as part of our study of the Middle Ages. This was a simple, yet fun and educational craft. We learned that, by the late Middle Ages, knights’ armor was so effective that their shields were more for identifying each particular knight than for protection. Both the colors and the symbols on the shields represented… View Post
Today, at The Homeschool Classroom, I went into a little more detail about what we’ve been doing on what I’ve dubbed “Fifty State Fridays.” If you’ve been wanting more detail, be sure to check it out.
We made Roman “winner’s wreath’s” on Friday as part of our study on Ancient Rome. The directions came from the book Spend a Day in Ancient Rome by Linda Honan. We didn’t follow the directions exactly since I was hoping to make headpieces sturdy enough to make it until our homeschool group’s Around the World Day in October. I decided… View Post