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Around the World with FIAR: Barbar {India and Monsoons}

So far in my ‘Around the World with FIAR’ series we have covered the Polar Regions and South America.  For the next few weeks I will be teaching the little ones all about the continent of Asia.   561 more words

Hands On Activities

Around the World with FIAR: How to Bake an Apple Pie and See the World

How to Bake an Apple Pie and See the World is a perfect introduction to the continents of the world, which is what A, B and I hope to finish by September.   275 more words


FIAR - Owl Moon

While we were reading “Owl Moon” by Jane Yolen, illustrated by John Schoenherr this week we found these supplemental books that we loved from the library: 482 more words

Children's Literature

Beginning Five In A Row

After fifteen weeks of school, my first-grader went from “I love school” to “School is boring. I’m bad at it.” So I decided Ambleside Online is not really working for her. 291 more words


Follow the Drinking Gourd {FIAR}

My older three have been deep in study learning about slavery and its abolition.  I thought it might be quite nice to teach one topic all together so chose a couple of the Five in a Row picture books which have the theme of slavery running through them:  653 more words


Who Owns the Sun {FIAR}

As part of our slavery mini unit, I thought I would take the little ones through two Five in a Row selections: Follow the Drinking Gourd… 448 more words


Around the World with FIAR: Salamander Room


The Salamander Room is a delightful book about a young boy imagining all he would need to do to his bedroom to make it habitable for the salamander he found in the forest. 1,217 more words