One of the many ways we like to include hands-on learning in our lessons is by adding historical recipes. Lentils are an ancient legume that originated in Eastern and Mediterranean regions. This earthy, nutty-tasting legume comes in hundreds of different varieties and colors, including red, brown, and green.
Fill Up Your Summer with… FIELD TRIPS! (and get FREE Notebooking Pages!) Yes, you can make summer fun AND educational at the same time! Education can take on many forms; I’ve been spouting those words for years.
Can We Trust the History Books We Read? THIS is a loaded question. First of all, know this. ALL history is written with a bias. Any author is going to bend, support, or omit information that will create a view or meet an agenda. At best, we can call it a “perspective”; at worst, “propaganda.”
Do you have children that are so different from their siblings, you wonder how they ended up in the same family? I came across this article that I wrote on our two youngest sons several years ago… It’s as relevant today as it was then. I’d like to share it with you… "The Story of a Cello and a Djembe."
Every culture has its unique superstitions when it comes to finding marriage. When it comes to the Irish, they have a special dish called colcannon. Although this cabbage and potato dish is now considered a traditional St. Patrick’s Day food, the truth is, it was originally used for the foretelling of marriages!