Month: May 2017

Geography of Egypt Lesson Plan and Printable | from Blue Bells and Cockle ShellsAs I mentioned in a past posts, we are using Little Passports (affiliate link) for our geography “spine”. The fifth kit that comes with the Little Passports World Edition subscription is Egypt. As usual, I created a printable mapping Egypt worksheet. This worksheet includes all of the places that are covered in the Little Passport online activities. After the map, you’ll find the Egypt unit plan that we used. We kind of got carried away with Egypt and did a full unit on ancient Egypt as well. Below is the outline of books, websites, and projects that I came up with, though we were not able to finish all of them.

Mapping Egypt

Egypt Geography Lesson Plan and Printable | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

Click the image above or here to download this mapping assignment. The rest of the unit plan is below: (more…)

Mango Poppy Seed Body Scrub Recipe | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

Sugar Scrubs Attract Ants Last spring, I posted about a Vanilla Sugar Body Scrub that I made for Sola. It worked great until we moved into an apartment with ants. Yikes! I never thought about ants before that as we never had them in our house! After the apartment, even once we moved into this […]

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Review of Seasons of Joy | from Blue Bells and Cokcle Shells

I was recently sent a copy of a lovely Waldorf-inspired book, entitled Seasons of Joy and I just had to share it with all of you. Seasons of Joy, written by Claudia Marie Lenart, tells the story of the changing seasons via gorgeous wool paintings of children playing outdoors and exploring the unique gifts that […]

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How to Make a Protest Sign | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

Embed from Getty Images Many of us, from both sides of the political spectrum, are marching in protests for the first time in our lives. Protest signs are a great way to add your own personal touch to a march, but if you’ve never marched in a single protest before, you may wonder how to […]

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