Creation Unit Study: Making Crayon Stars

Have any leftover crayons sitting around? Last school year I melted some crayon bits in the microwave and we placed the melted crayons in a star mold we purchased from Ikea. Once the crayon mixture hardened we popped them out of the mold and drew with them. The crayon stars…

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Professor Noggin’s Geography of Canada Card Game

Last school year I purchased Professor Noggin Geography of Canada Card Game for our unit study on Canada. We played it nearly every school day while we were studying Canada. By the end of our unit study the boys were getting most of the easy level questions correct. The card…

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Making a Coracle – Ancient History Art Project

As part of our study of ancient history we read several pages in The Usborne Book of Living Long Ago about ancient history. The book covers several different time periods, but we are focusing on the sections on ancient history for now. On page 75 of the book it gave…

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Learning the sounds of Arabic

For our Arabic language studies we are focusing on learning the sounds of the various letters in Arabic. I am using Alif Baa. Alif Baa is a curriculum designed for the older learner so I am adapting this program for the boys. The curriculum comes with a DVD and it…

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