Cultivating Knowledge in Mommy's Garden

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Sunday, December 2, 2012

Christmas Around the World Day 1: Introduction

Today we started our unit study on how different cultures around the world celebrate Christmas and the holiday season.  We talked about globes and maps and identified all the continents.  The girls got their notebooks that I’ve put together for them, and they decorated their covers.  They also did some coloring in the notebooks.  We had dinner at the INTERNATIONAL House of Pancakes.  After dinner we went to the South Hill Adventist Church for their annual Journey to Bethlehem.  It was wonderful. 


Roman Soldier guarding Bethlehem.


Israelites in Bethlehem.


Shopkeepers in Bethlehem selling us their wares.

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Roman tax collectors.

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Shepherd Boy and The Three Kings


The Holy Family


What a journey!  We had such a great time and want to thank the South Hill Adventist Church!  The proceeding pictures are from the experience (they provided a dvd with music and slideshows).


Annual North Pole Breakfast


Decorating the covers of our Christmas Around the World Notebooks.


Globe worksheet and coloring sheets in notebooks.


Word practice

Chris the Elf

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