### Mandala

As part of our geometry unit we decided to piece together a mandala using watercolor paper we painted in beautiful autumn colors and cut into diamonds and triangles using our Silhouette Cameo. You can... Read More

### Tangrams

After reading the book “The Warlord’s Puzzle”, we decided to make our own set of tangrams. I took a picture of the tangrams from the book and imported it into my Sihouette Cameo&#821... Read More

### Unity Study: Math

It’s time for a new unit! This time I take you through the process of putting together a math unit. I’m working on a geometry unit and a basic math unit. My default curriculum is always a ... Read More

### How to Make a Pencil Case

Today we are making some wool felt pencil cases for color pencils we got recently from http://www.dickblick.com We are using wool felt from http://www.achildsdream.com The felt is 18″x18″ ... Read More

### Building the Colosseum: A Homeschool Project

In today’s project, we attempt to construct a model of the Colosseum using a kit by Cubic Fun. You can find it at http://www.rainbowresources.com This project was part of our Ancient Rome homesc... Read More

### How to do a Unit Study: Ancient Rome

Join me as I put together our Ancient Rome unit study. You’ll get great tips on putting together unit studies in general while you view books specifically for our Ancient Rome unit. I like to co... Read More

### How to Make Roman Armor

We continue our Ancient Roman unit study with this suit of armor we made using cardboard and fabric. We used flat pieces of cardboard which we spray painted with Rustoleum Hammered Metal paint to give... Read More

### How to Make a Roman Meal

For our ancient Roman unit, we were inspired to make a Roman meal based on the book we read by DK Eyewitness Books “Ancient Rome”. We made some innovations and alterations based on ... Read More

### How to Make a Finger Puppet

Here’s another Waldorf inspired finger puppet. I use yellow yarn, wool felt and finger puppet bases from http://www.achildsdream.com This one took about 15-20 minutes to make. Other tools: Glue ... Read More

### Chalk Drawing: Ancient Scroll

We continue our Ancient Roman unit with this time-lapse chalk drawing of an ancient Roman scroll. Today I am using my mounted chalk board which is six medium sized chalk boards mounted flush to the wa... Read More