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early american history

Weekly Wrap-up: 100 Days and Looking Ahead

Yesterday, I received an unexpected gift. A box containing two precious loaves of bread: one white and one whole wheat. These are not just any loaves of bread...these are from the Passionist Nuns in Erlanger. Every time I toast a piece of their... 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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