Tag Archives : 2nd Grade

China Craft ~ Paper Lantern


  This craft was a fun and easy addition to our China studies this week. Supplies: Construction paper or cardstock Decoration items like jewels, ribbon, markers etc Stapler Instructions: STEP 1: Fold an 8.5 x 11 piece of cardstock in half long ways. Cut horizontal slices every inch starting from the folded side and stopping about 1” from the other…

Expedition Earth – China


Ni Hao! We had so much fun with our Geography Curriculum last week learning about China! Here are some of the fun activities we did for the week: We started off filling in our passport and putting on our flag sticker for China: We learned: Where China is on the world map & located Beijing, Huang He River and the…

Intro to Geography ~ Earth Craft


For our introduction to Geography lesson this week, we made a paper Mache’ globe. Just to keep it real, this craft was VERY MESSY! I highly recommend doing this outside if you can! Notice how we did it inside…now stop and pray for me that we’ll make it through this years arts and crafts without me losing my mind or…

Introduction to Geography


We had a great introduction to Geography week! Some of the things we learned about: Hello to All The Children of the World song Prayed for lost souls of the world Read: Maps and Globes by Jack Knowllton Learned about the earth, animals, and cycles of nature Made a paper Mache’ globe Memorized the continents and oceans Issued Passports for…

Expedition Earth: Discovering God’s Animals


Expedition Earth: Discovering God’s Animals is a FREE animal unit study that is designed to go with my Expedition Earth: A Journey Through God’s World geography curriculum. What’s included in the Expedition Earth: Discovering God’s Animals Each country contains a waterfall style mini-book with 6 animals from that country. The flip book has a fun facts sentence for your student…

Expedition Earth: A Journey Through God’s World


As promised in my 2010-2011 Curriculum post, I have finally completed my Geography Curriculum! After much research and prayer, I believe I have come up with a solid and hopefully fun geography study for us this year and of course I wanted to share it with all of you who are interested as well! It’s called: Expedition Earth: A Journey…

2010-2011 Curriculum Plan


With summer almost half over, I’m getting that feeling that I should have already been working diligently on next year’s plan of attack! So, after about 4 weeks of total procrastination I think I’ve finally got a working plan. Here’s our list of curriculum choices for the upcoming 2010-2011 school year: Preschool: Since I”m not ready to launch my 4…

PowerSpeak Spanish Update


I promised an update on how we like our PowerSpeak Spanish program and a lovely reader reminded me I haven’t done it yet! We’ve been using it for about 5 months now and I have to say we still LOVE it! (Click here to read my initial review) This program really makes learning a language fun and exciting. As a…