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Around the World with FIAR: Grandfather's Journey {Japan and its Tsunamis}

Grandfather’s Journey is a tale about a young man who leaves Japan, sailing across the Pacific Ocean on a steamship.  He is a man who wishes to explore, and he does so, wandering across deserts, farmlands and the cities of North America.   793 more words


When I Was Young In The Mountains

When I was young in the mountains, we sat on the porch swing in the evenings, and Grandfather sharpened my pencils with his pocketknife. Grandmother sometimes shelled beans and sometimes braided my hair.

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Literary Quotes

Five In A Row (Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel)

Hello Lovely People

I must say I really enjoyed rowing Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel, this is such a great book with some really great character lessons attached that opened some wonderful doors to explore with the boys. 479 more words


Around the World with FIAR: Grass Sandals {Japan and its Volcanoes}

Grass Sandals describes the journey Basho, a well known Japanese poet, takes on foot around Japan.  Littered with Basho’s beautiful haiku poems throughout, it is a simple tale of a man who loved to observe and experience the world around him… 574 more words


Five in a Row (Ping)

WOW i am LOVING Five in a Row! Ah it makes for such an interesting way to learn all sorts of amazing things that i may have never have thought to teach the boys. 444 more words


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