Monthly Archives: November 2011

Happy Thanksgiving!

Finally! My daughter and I have been working on this banner for years… maybe 5 or so! We finally finished it this year… on the morning of Thanksgiving. It is made of wool felt, and lots of love. I know … Continue reading

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Martinmas Paintings

We painted wet-on-wet watercolors to celebrate Martinmas: We began the lanterns with a lemon yellow glow in the center of the page. Then we added red and blended to an orange glow, added the prussian blue at the top of … Continue reading

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Grade 5 Ancient India and Persia

We have begun our Ancient Mythologies block. It is a fascinating block which follows the history of human consciousness through ancient myths. The history and stories are so rich that it is easy to get bogged down in this block! … Continue reading

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