However, there's very little on Ancient Britain and being a US classical education book it misses out anything that might include evolution, so we'll be supplementing for both these areas as and when we need. There are other activities we'd like to try out, including those from Encyclopedia of The Ancient World, and History Pockets so we'll slot those in as well.
Today we were making hunter gatherer bags. I had a bundle of fake fur in the loft and this proved the most popular option with the kids.
|ds2 discovers that sewing fur fabric isn't as easy as it looks.|
How those stone age people must have struggled!
|Hunter gatherer pouch|
|Onwards to the outdoors!|
(Dressed appropriately for foraging in the fields)
|My theory is that the mammoths died out because|
they got stuck in the mud. It's just a theory, mind.
Evidently it works with teenagers too.
|Hunter Gatherer bag, deluxe version.|
|Stone Age Cat|
|Ok, that's taking the P. Get off the sewing materials!|
|Hunter gatherer belt pouch|
My comments about it looking like a sporran probably weren't helpful.