Thursday, July 9, 2015

Pin-punch Constellation Craft

The kids took a day learning about constellations as part of our week on ancient Greek mathematicians and scientists.  After reading some picture books on stars and constellations, we did this fun little craft...  I found some online printables of various constellations and the girls used sewing pins to punch holes in black construction paper..

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Learning about Pythagoras

In our study of ancient Greece last month in homeschool, the twins (almost 6 years old) learned about Pythagoras and his followers (the Pythagoreans).  Here are some of the activities we did (many were from the book Classical Kids: An Activity Guide to Life in Ancient Greece and Rome by Laurie Carlson.  Here's a bit of what we did..