Today we learned about the Natives of the North Pacific Coast, and for our craft we made Paper Towel Roll Totem Poles. each child was so proud of his or her totem pole, and that it represented them! They all needed help at various times, but we just quietly worked away, and it made for a lovely morning.
In this lesson we learned about the Natives of the Subarctic, and how they used a tumpline to transport their belongings over distances. While this craft is supposed to be a tumpline, it really turned out to be a headband for some of the children, and a belt for others.
The next stop on our exploration of Canada's Natives Long Ago is the Natives of the Plateau. Today we're going to do some mini basket weaving! This is a hugely accessible craft. Great for all ages!
Native Studies: Inuit of the Arctic First, let me tell you that you are joining us on week two of our series, "Canada's Natives Long Ago." For more information on this series you can check out my previous post, "DIY Wigwam Craft." Last week I showed you our conical Wigwam that we made when we … Continue reading Soap Carving
We are homeschooling our son this year. We had a great morning doing his reading and math curriculum. It's not always, but this morning was awesome! My son asked when we were finished, if we could do a craft. So we looked through my pins on Pinterest to see if there was a good one, … Continue reading Tornado in a Jar