I hope that you have enjoyed following along with our lessons and activities centered around Thanksgiving this month. Beck and Elizabeth have been busy little bee’s finishing up all of our learning before we take a much needed 2 week Thanksgiving break from school. We are loving the flexibility of year round homeschooling! It was hard starting school in July but being able to take chunks of time off at Halloween and Thanksgiving is really nice!
Scholastic: We took a Virtual Field Trip of The Mayflower (http://www.scholastic.com/scholastic_thanksgiving/webcast.htm)
Pack a suitcase: We packed out suitcase to go on the Mayfllower! I had the kids write down and draw items that if they think the Pilgrim boys and girls would have packed (or should have in certain cases). I found this idea on Pinterest and the orginial idea can be found at Babbling Abby.
Each day this week they practiced learning about their new First Thanksgiving themed vocabulary words but playing an Education Cubes Bingo game (who ever filled up their card first won the game) that had many different versions that tested their memory of not only the word but the definition as well: