President’s Day Unit Study Resources

Planning a President’s Day unit study? Or maybe you don’t need a full-fledged unit study, you just want to take a little peek into this holiday. There are so many great resources online, if you do a little bit of digging. But hey, I’ve done some digging for you. =) There are more resources here than what you could use in one day. What we have here are options. I like OPTIONS. (It’s like a staple for me.) Lucky for you, President’s Day comes around every year, so you can come back and do something different next year. =) President’s Day

Maestro Classics “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” Review

  I’ve shared Maestro Classics with you before, but today I want to share more about the Online Curriculum Guides for the CDs. What are they, how can you use them to take the CD even farther, how do they help make the learning even more fun and educational? Travel with me to 19th century France to learn about the history behind Paul Dukas’ symphonic poem, “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice!” The Sorcerer’s Apprentice by Maestro Classics The Sorcerer’s Apprentice is a symphonic poem (an orchestral piece that contains a story) written by 19th century French composer, Paul Dukas. The symphony, inspired

Niger Animal & Habitat Study (A Samaritan’s Purse Project)

What would you do with a goat? For many people in America, goats are pets or a part of their hobby farm. Some Americans do use goats for their livelihood. But if you lived in Niger, a goat would be a precious commodity. Imagine! Goats are special, important, and valuable. The Wildlife and Habitat of Niger In the West African country of Niger, in the village of Guidan Gado, poor families, widows and young girls are eager for goats of their own. Red goats reproduce quickly–baby goats can be sold and goat’s milk is a nutritional food source. That’s important