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Beautiful Feet Books

Journey’s End with Primary Early American History

We finished our last book with Beautiful Feet Books' Primary Early American History. For the last part of the course we studied George Washington, the American Revolution, the Louisiana Purchase, Abraham Lincoln and Buffalo Bill. The study ends with the opening of West... Continue Reading →

Colonial Studies and American Revolution

We recently finished part of our colonial era studies in early American history with our Beautiful Feet Books curriculum. I simply chose to split this study for the blog write-up before we studied George Washington and the American Revolution. We covered several books and watched... Continue Reading →

The Pilgrims with Beautiful Feet Books

We spent just over two months learning about the Pilgrims’ journey from England to America and then spent some time learning about their friend Squanto. Middle Boy and I are quite taken with Squanto and found his life story fascinating.... Continue Reading →

Pocahontas and Jamestown with Beautiful Feet Books and Lego Jamestown

This past week we completed our studies and activities on Pocahontas and Jamestown. The Beautiful Feet Books (BFB) guide had us read Pocahontas by Ingri and Edgar Parin D'Aulaire and Jamestown by James E. Knight. We enjoyed both books very much. We also watched... Continue Reading →

Christopher Columbus

We really enjoyed our studies on Christopher Columbus from Beautiful Feet Books (BFB). It took us about three weeks to go through the ten lessons and read Columbus by Ingri and Edgar Parin D'Aulaire and listen to the Your Story Hour CD's provided... Continue Reading →

Curriculum Crush: Beautiful Feet Books

I really struggled with purchasing Primary Early American History from Beautiful Feet Books. I depend on the homeschool blogging community to get a feel for a curriculum before purchasing. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to find much on these books. There are many... Continue Reading →

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