They shared some clothing, jewelry, pictures, and lots of stories with us, too. What a blessing to have friends to help our children learn.
My 8 yo son dressed up for a safari:
We read a great biography (YWAM) of the exciting life of David Livingstone.
Here are the other books we read:
Traditional Crafts from Africa (Temko)
Zebras: Habitats, Life Cycles, Food Chains, Threats (Penny)
Life in Ancient Africa (Richardson)
Little Elephant (Lincoln)
African Critters (Haas)
Honey, Honey, Lion! (Brett)
How Many Spots Does a Cheetah Have? (Jones)
From Kratt Brothers: Maximum Cheetah Velocity, African Creature Quest, Checkin Out Chimps
Moody Science Video: Ultimate Adventure
And now pictures from our lapbook. The materials came from Teacher Book Bag Continental Hop Africa and Little Continental Hop Africa and from the Project Pack Zebras from Hands of a Child.
Animal tracks, match the animal with its skin pattern, Africa’s Super Predator (mosquito), special animal relationships, prey/predator/scavenger.
Hunting/culling/poaching, number fun from 1-10, different habitats
nature preserves and farms, menu for West African Groundnut Stew (which we ate a few days ago)
range of zebra habitats, stripes, animals in the different African habitats, comparing horses and zebras
zebra senses, classification, and mamas & babies
zebra ear communication, 3 types of zebras, mini biography of David Livingstone
zebra anatomy, zebra predators, zebra diet
zebra habitats and facts
African animal ABCs
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