6 Coffee Recipes From Around the World

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015
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In honor of National Coffee Day we are going to take a look at 6 different coffee recipes from around the world. Explore the world from the comfort of your own kitchen!

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Adventure Story Book Club- Children’s Cajun Tales & Crafts

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

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Adventure Story Book Club: Exploring Houses Around the World

Friday, September 19th, 2014

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Book we choose: If You Live Here : Houses of the World by Giles Laroche


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This month we step into unique homes from around the world and discover the many fascinating ways in which people live and have lived. If you lived in the mountains of southern Spain, your bedroom might be carved out of a mountain. If you lived in a village in South Africa, the outside of your house might tell the story of your family. And if you lived in a floating greenhouse in the Netherlands, you could rotate your house to watch both the sunrise and sunset. Giles Laroche takes you on a journey around the world explaining the reason why each home was constructed the way in which it was, then lets us imagine what it would be like to live in homes so different from our own.

My children loved this book. Each page they would look at the home and try to guess where they thought it was from. Which in turn lead into a competition of who could accurately guess the most correct locations. I was amazed that by just studying the beautiful cut paper illustrations they were able to guess a number of correct locations and each page was like a new adventure. 

We located each home one the world map. Then at the end of the book we talked about which home we would want to live in and discussed why we would choose that particular one.

Then we learned the 7 Continents Song

7 Continents Song:

Europe, Asia,
Af-ri-ca
North & South America
Then we have Antarctica
Don’t forget Australia
7 CONTINENTS 7 CONTINENTS

We then put together a book of Me on the Map.

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We explored homes around the world but I also love Kid World Citizen’s idea of exploring Famous Buildings Around the World

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Printable USA State Flags and GIVEAWAY!

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

United states flag free printables

For those of you who know me or have just started following my blog you have probably already figured out that I LOVE all things travel, maps, & flags. As a family we are constantly looking for new ways to studying other countries & cultures.

I also love celebrating the forgotten or overlooked holidays such as National Doughnut Day, Talk Like A Pirate Day, Flag Day, and the list goes on! With flag day right around the corner I have been brainstorming on what we could study this week revolving around Flags.

After much thought I decided it would be fun to make a USA State Flag garland with the kids this week while studying the US states and capitals. I also thought you would  all enjoy it as this months FREE subscriber printable!!!!

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Around the World in 7 Doughnuts

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

around the world in 7 doughnuts

In honor of National Doughnut Day I thought it would be fun to check out some of the different doughnuts around the world. Its a fun way to teach about and exploring other countries and cultures from home. Let the children locate the countries on a map and decide together which recipe you want to make or make several to host a doughnut tasting party!!! Happy Doughnut Frying!!!

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