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Kindergarteners Go Around The World: Week 19 ~ Puerto Rico

This post is part of the series “Around the World in 28 Weeks: Art, Literature & Geography Lessons for Kindergarten.” For an introduction, overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please click here. Thank you for visiting Cotton Ridge Homeschool! Introduction to Week 19 This week …

Kindergarteners Go Around The World: Week 18 ~ United States (Abraham Lincoln)

This post is part of the series “Around the World in 28 Weeks: Art, Literature & Geography Lessons for Kindergarten.” For an introduction, overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please click here. Thank you for visiting Cotton Ridge Homeschool! Introduction to Week 18 This week …

Kindergarteners Go Around The World: Week 17 ~ Canada

This post is part of the series “Around the World in 28 Weeks: Art, Literature & Geography Lessons for Kindergarten.” For an introduction, overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please click here. Thank you for visiting Cotton Ridge Homeschool! Introduction to Week 17 This week …

Kindergarteners Go Around The World: Week 16 ~ Ukraine

We are more than half-way through our Around the World Series! I hope you have enjoyed the posts so far. Please let me know if the series has been helpful to you – and any comments or suggestions are welcome! This post is part of the series “Around the World …

Make a Paper Bag Book For The Mitten by Jan Brett ~ Instructions and Free Printable Pages

Mini-Books From Lunch Sacks! One of our favorite books is The Mitten by Jan Brett.  Animals…mittens…snow…kids love it!  I read it the other day to my homeschool coop class, then we made a paper bag book for our project.  All the kids really enjoyed the craft, and it was fun …

Mouse Lit ~ Story and Craft Ideas, Plus Free Printables

Mouse Lit ~ Story and Craft Ideas, Plus Free Printables

Snuggle! My daughter and I love to read together, and now that the weather has turned cold we are snuggling on the couch with our noses in a book more than usual. M loves audiobooks, too, which is nice because it gives my voice a rest now and then. I …

Around The World In 28 Weeks: Art, Literature, and Geography Lesson Plans For Children Ages 4 to 7

Updated March 17, 2015 Art, Literature & Geography Lessons I thought this would be a good time to post again the links to the lesson plans for the countries we have visited so far. My class has really enjoyed the stories and the projects for each country.  These lesson plans …

Learning Adventures With Peekapak ~ Subscription Box Review

Disclosure: I was not compensated for this post, but received one free activity box to review. I am an affiliate of Peekapak, and will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on a link on this page. The Big Orange Box My preschooler was very excited …

Make a Paper Bag Thanksgiving Book ~ Instructions and Free Printable Pages

Mini-Books From Lunch Sacks! My daughter and I really enjoyed coloring these pages and making our little paper bag books. Although this is a very inexpensive project which requires only a few tools and materials, it is open to a wide range of creative possibilities! We had so much fun …

Gift Ideas: Peekapak Learning Adventures Subscription Box

It’s the time of year to start thinking about Christmas and Holiday gifts!  In running this blog I have the opportunity to partner with several great companies offering quality items for kids (and their parents).  I will be running a series of posts on gift ideas for educational and other …

Kindergarteners Go Around The World: Week 15 ~ Israel (Christmas or Hanukkah Lesson)

We are half-way through our Around the World Series!  I hope you have enjoyed the posts so far.  Please let me know if the series has been helpful to you – and any comments or suggestions are welcome! This post is part of the series “Around the World in 28 …

Kindergarteners Go Around The World: Week 14 ~ United States (Ohio)

This post is part of the series “Around the World in 28 Weeks: Art, Literature & Geography Lessons for Kindergarten.” For an introduction, overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please click here. Thank you for visiting Cotton Ridge Homeschool! Introduction to Week 14 This week …

Kindergarteners Go Around The World: Week 13 ~ United States (Thanksgiving Lesson)

This post is part of the series “Around the World in 28 Weeks: Art, Literature & Geography Lessons for Kindergarten.” For an introduction, overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please click here. Thank you for visiting Cotton Ridge Homeschool! Introduction to Week 13 This week …

Kindergarteners Go Around The World: Week 12 ~ Nigeria and Zambia

This post is part of the series “Around the World in 28 Weeks: Art, Literature & Geography Lessons for Kindergarten.” For an introduction, overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please click here. Thank you for visiting Cotton Ridge Homeschool! Introduction to Week 12 This week …

Kindergarteners Go Around The World: Week 11 ~ Tanzania

This post is part of the series “Around the World in 28 Weeks: Art, Literature & Geography Lessons for Kindergarten.” For an introduction, overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please click here. Thank you for visiting Cotton Ridge Homeschool! Introduction to Week 11 This week …

Kindergarteners Go Around The World: Week 10 – Russia

This post is part of the series “Around the World in 28 Weeks: Art, Literature & Geography Lessons for Kindergarten.” For an introduction, overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please click here. Thank you for visiting Cotton Ridge Homeschool! Introduction to Week 10 This week …