Tag Archives : Asia

World Geography Israel Unit Study


Have you been looking for an exciting voyage across the world! Come along as we walk on the Great Wall of China, wander through the Amazon Rainforest, and climb the Egyptian Pyramids! Within this curriculum you’ll discover the sights and sounds of 31 countries across the globe. You’ll get hands-on with fun activities, crafts, recipes and more! So grab your…

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World Geography India Unit Study


Namaste! And welcome to our Expedition Earth week on India! This week we learned a lot about India’s culture and animals! Of course we started off by stamping our passports!   Here are some more of the things we learned about this week: Completed our Mapping Worksheet Learned the Anilae Anilae song (Wee Sing CD) Prayed for India Learned how…

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World Geography South Korea Unit Study


Ahn-yong-ha-seh-yo! We had a great week learning about South Korea using our Expedition Earth World Geography curriculum. TinkerBell especially liked the song this week, the vibrato was right up her alley! I apologize for the lack of pictures for this week, but the unthinkable happened on day 3…that’s right…I dropped my camera on the hard wood floor and well…let’s just…

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World Geography China Unit Study


Ni Hao! And welcome to our unit study on China! This week we learned all about the China, made some fun crafts, and ate some wonderful food as we learned all about China and it’s people in our Expedition Earth World Geography curriculum! Here are some of the fun activities we did for the week: We started off filling in…

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2010 Geography Fair


Thanks to some of my wonderful blog readers we were able to come up with the coolest boards for our Geography Fair this year! My daughter did China, she read a wonderful report and presented her Great wall of China display. (Her outfit came from a lovely friend of mine,  I realize it’s a little more Japanese, but don’t tell…

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Care package from Japan


We were so excited to receive this awesome care package from one of my readers who lives in Japan! She nicely put together a whole selection full of goodies for my kids! We’re having a blast going through all of it, and my kids and I want to give a HUGE thank you to Marla for her kindness and generosity!…

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Expedition Earth ~ Thailand Floating Boats Craft


Sawa dee ka! This week we made Krathong Floating boats for our Geography Curriculum week on Thailand! This craft went much better than our Columbus Day Boat craft so I thought I’d share our building strategies! Supplies: Cardboard Masking Tape Tin Foil Popsicle sticks and any other decorating items you’d like Play-doh (optional: we used it to secure the popsicle…

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Expedition Earth ~ Thailand


Sawa dee ka! Welcome to our Geography Curriculum week on Thailand! Here are some of the highlights of the week: Of course we stamped our passports and greeted each other,  Sawa dee ka! Each day we review all the countries we’ve learned so far. I also ask about capitals, language, how to say hello and what the money is for…

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Expedition Earth ~ Israel


Shalom! Welcome to our Geography Curriculum week on Israel! Here are some of the highlights of the week: Of course we stamped our passports and greeted each other, Shalom! We located Israel on the map. This is the smallest country we’ve done so far, so the kids really had to look to find it. We played the Israeli version of…

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Expedition Earth ~ India


Namaste! And welcome to our Expedition Earth week on India! This week we learned a lot about India’s culture and animals! Of course we started off by stamping our passports! We found India on the map, then located the capital, Mediterranean Sea an Dead Sea: We colored and learned about the flag of India. We made fun inlay jewel mosaics.…

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Japan Craft ~ Karesansui Mini-Garden


We made these fun (again with the messy!) Japanese Karesansui Mini-Gardens today. The idea behind the creation of the sand garden was to symbolize nature using natural materials such as stones, sand and gravel. The gravel was raked in order to create the illusion of rippling water. The use of plants was kept to the bare minimum. I searched for…

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Japan Craft ~ Origami


We used Fun with Easy Origami for our project this week. The step by step instructions made it easy, and the book comes with32projects and 24 sheets of origami paper. It’s thinner than regular paper and so I think easier to fold. Here are our final creations: The blue one is a pig, the red a Carp, and the green…

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