Jambo! And welcome to our Expedition Earth week in Kenya! Of course we started off by stamping our passports!
Here are Some Things We Learned:
Where Kenya is on the world map & located Nairobi
Learned a song in Swahili
How to say “Hello” in Swahili
Prayed for the people of Kenya, and Ethiopia
Learned about children in of Ethiopia
Completed a Kenya lapbook activity
Read: Living World Encyclopedia about Grasslands
Completed and classified animals of Kenya
Learned new Geography Vocabulary
Made Decorative Necklaces
Learned more about Kenya from National Geographic Kids
Learned major landmarks and other fun facts about Kenya
Learned about Mount Kilimanjaro (Tanzania)
And here are what I managed to take pictures of ;o)
Here was my white board for the week:
We made some decorative necklaces using paper plates. I think a beaded activity might be more fun here though, these were a little too easy!
We learned about 6 animals found in Kenya, and if you haven’t noticed, my kids seem to be getting wilder and wilder as we go through these.
My preschooler actually did a little handwriting on the animal cards this week, but typically she just colors the cover and cuts them out.
We learned about the flag of Kenya:
Also worked on mapping sheets and located Mount Kilimanjaro.
Well that wraps up our week on Kenya! Stay tuned as we head over to Morocco next week!
Click here to learn more about my Expedition Earth World Geography curriculum!