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.
My kids always like coming in and having a cup of hot chocolate to help warm them up and feel all cozy! How lovely to come in from the cold and have your hot chocolate with your very own Marshmallow Igloo. Mmmm! This is a lovely, easy craft that is not only cute, but edible, too!
Week Four of our study on Canada's Natives Long Ago. We made a fabric parfleche. This little purse-like bag was used by men and women. This is a craft that can be completed by all ages!
-Out of Bristol Board- Today my husband took the day off work. It was so nice just being together as a family with nothing that needed to be done. We played outside, watched a movie, and the boys (my husband and son, that is) built a model canon, which led to playing war, which naturally … Continue reading How to make a Shield
This summer we traveled to the East Coast of Canada. While on one of many gorgeous beaches my son found a stone in the shape of an arrowhead. "Mum! Can we make a spear!?!?" Yes, son. Yes we can. We kept the stones in the van, and there they stayed for over a month. Then … Continue reading Stick and Stone Spear (2 Methods)