June 30, 2017

Today we started with a game of Baduk and the Coin. Then we went on a quest to find the Hamsa (a common Middle Eastern symbol used for protection) to defeat the "dark energy" (pollution, deforestation, etc) from harming Little Rose Nature School's forest. We also explo...

June 30, 2017

We explored China and Chinese New Year. We went on a treasure hunt and found Ancient Chinese coins. We are pretty sure it was Chang-E (who can only come to earth on a full moon) that brought us the coins for luck and prosperity. Then we put on the play "Nian, The Horri...

June 28, 2017

We started the day with a game of 7 stones (a common game Indian children play). Then we put on a play of Rama and the Demon King (based on Ramayana) and visited the Ganges River during Diwali where we did Henna. Then we looked at some traditional Japanese watercolor p...

June 27, 2017

Today we put on an Aboriginal Folktale play called Rainbow Serpent, discussed ocean acidification causes and effects as well as how we can help reduce it. Then we played Whale Jenga, studied the Great Barrier Reef and its wildlife, played Coral Reef Rover and drank lem...

June 27, 2017

After we played Belgica Antarctica freeze tag, read a book on the food chain in Antarctica, talked about the different penguins of Antacrtica (whether they live on the continent all year or part of the year, specifics of each type and how to identify each one) and made...

June 16, 2017

We started with a game of Ampe. Then we went inside to "visit" the Nile River and learn about the Egyptians. We discussed how papyrus was made. Then we looked at hieroglyphs at Luxor Temple and stamped our name on papyrus in hieroglyphs. We visited Côte d'Ivoire where...

June 16, 2017

In the morning, we talked about the Statue of Liberty and played a Relay Race related to it. Then we talked about the Cherokee Indians and their culture as well as hunting rituals and efficient use of the animal they killed. Then we went to the woods to look for branch...

June 14, 2017

We first played Corre Corre (Run, Run). Then we went to the Amazon Rain Forest to learn about the amazing Biodiversity there. We also talked about deforestation and ways we can help (T.R.E.E.S.    T-teach others about the importance of the environment R- restore damage...

June 14, 2017

We started with a game of Croquet out on the lawn, went to Bremen in Germany for a play of The Bremen Town Musicians and talked about Gutenberg's contribution to the Printing Press (innovation in the type casting). Then we made our own block prints. Then we visited Fin...

June 12, 2017

We started the day with a game of Petanque or Bocce Ball. Then we studied the different types of Greek Urns and made observations of how most urns show a picture of their gods/goddesses, a scene from an epic story such as the Iliad or Odyssey, or a part of their everyd...

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