Basic Primitive and Survival Skills Unit Study







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Posted on Jan 23 2014 - 1:00am by Jill
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Basic primitive and survival skills unit study: Active learning with a practical purpose - Enchanted Homeschooling Mom

We have been watching a LOT of Man Vs. Wild lately, which got me thinking about active learning more in the Charlotte Mason sense of things.

Instead of one simple activity this month, I’ve thrown together a collection of links to create a survival skills unit study for upper elementary and older to get them doing practical, hands-on survival skills learning that could just save their lives one day. And even if it doesn’t, you never know when it could come in handy – any Walking Dead fans will readily recognize the need to make a basic bow and arrow quickly, for example!

Here are a few books that you might like to add to this study:

And just for fun:

What other primitive skills would you consider necessary for basic survival? Share in the comments!

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Erin is a writer and the owner of The Usual Mayhem blog. She homeschools her two of her three children (the other’s already a graduate), runs a home daycare, and has more than 25 years of child-wrangling experience. You can find her on her blog (www.theusualmayhem.com), or on the other sites she writes for: Mummyology, Pre-K and K Sharing, B-Inspired Mama, and Serenity You. She also writes a weekly nature study class for SchoolhouseTeachers.com, an online learning site owned by The Old Schoolhouse magazine. She drinks far too much coffee and rarely sleeps.

 

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  • I homeschool as well and have been thinking about doing a survival course. These are some great ideas and resources!
    Thanks!