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France Geography Unit Plan and Printable | from Blue Bells and Cockle ShellsFrance Geography Unit

As I mentioned in a past posts, we are using Little Passports (affiliate link) for our geography “spine”. The fourth kit that comes with the Little Passports subscription is for France. France is a really big country to cover in that there is so much that you can cover! I had a hard time saying, “This is enough, time to move on to a different county.” I felt like we could have spent a year just on France. As usual, I created a printable France mapping worksheet. This worksheet includes all of the places that are covered in the Little Passport online activities. After the map, you’ll find the France geography unit plan that we used.

Mapping France

France Geography Unit Plan and Printable | from Blue Bells and Cockle ShellsClick the image above or here to download this mapping assignment. The rest of the unit plan is below: (more…)

Seasonally Inspired Learning - Celebrating Saint Nicholas Day With Kids | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

Saint Nicholas Day is December 6 Next week is Thanksgiving, so I will be taking the week off to enjoy the holiday with my family. When we come back, Saint Nicholas Day will be on December 6th. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the holiday: Children in families who celebrate St Nicholas’ Day […]

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Seasonally Inspired Learning - Celebrating Martinmas With Children | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

Martinmas Halloween is over and Martinmas is next Friday, November 11. Saint Martin was a Roman soldier who cut his cloak in half to share with a beggar during a snow storm so that the beggar would not freeze to death. “That night he dreamed that Jesus was wearing the half-cloak. Martin heard Jesus say […]

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Japan Geography Unit Plan and Printable | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

Japan Geography Unit As I mentioned in a past posts, we are using Little Passports (affiliate link) for our geography “spine”. The second country kit that comes with the Little Passports subscription is for Japan. We did a lot of activities for Japan and I created a printable Japan mapping worksheet. This worksheet includes all […]

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Seasonally Inspired Learning - 10 Day of the Dead Activities for Kids | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

Though Halloween is on Monday, but we will be focusing on Day of the Dead for our seasonally-inspired learning for the week. Here is the list of poetry, music, and seasonal activities that we will be doing for Day of the Dead (reality check, just so I’m not adding pressure to anyone who feels that […]

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