Hands-On Activities Make History Come Alive

When I was in fourth grade, we learned about the Native Americans in my home state of California. We read a standard text book. It briefly mentioned that a staple of their diet was acorns, ground into flour, and made into a paste for bread. I remember being fascinated. We […]

Using Hands On Activities To Learn About The World

When I was in seventh grade, I made a salt dough map of Italy. My uncle helped me. I remember carefully forming the mountains, painting the sea, and painstakingly placing all of Italy’s major cities in their correct locations. I had never done anything like it before. And I never […]