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by tndtanaka
Tue Oct 12, 2010 4:15 pm
Forum: Ideas - Rome to the Reformation
Topic: RTR - Weeks 6 & 7
Replies: 13
Views: 14356

Roman Arch

I would suggest that you do not substitute the recommended pudding box. I didn't want the artificial flavors and ingredients of the pudding (and I felt wasteful throwing them in the trash) so I purchased some pudding boxes from our health food store. The boxes were considerably longer and narrower. ...
by tndtanaka
Tue Sep 21, 2010 4:16 pm
Forum: Ideas - Rome to the Reformation
Topic: RTR - Weeks 1 & 2
Replies: 19
Views: 18351

Writing tablet

I have such a challenge making the time for all the hands on projects in previous years. I have decided to make this year different and try to do as many as I can. I wanted to encourage other homeschoolers to make the time for this one. It is fun and the kids loved the finished product. (Even though...
by tndtanaka
Wed Aug 18, 2010 5:15 pm
Forum: Ideas - Rome to the Reformation
Topic: General ideas for science in RTR: Astronomy
Replies: 35
Views: 17195

Lapbooks

I will be teaching RTR and 1st this year. I plan to do the Astronomy unit with both my 1st and 5th grader. For the 1st grader I am purchasing Preprinted Lapbooks. They are a wonderful way to display the information learned. The child feels it is more of a craft than school work. Here is a link: http...
by tndtanaka
Wed Aug 18, 2010 5:06 pm
Forum: Ideas - Rome to the Reformation
Topic: General ideas for science in RTR: Astronomy
Replies: 35
Views: 17195

Lab kits

For those who find it a challenge to collect materials for lab experiments I wanted to let you know that there are companies that have put together all or most of the materials you need for the experiments pre-packaged. These are in no means necessary as most of the materials are easy to obtain on y...
by tndtanaka
Wed Aug 18, 2010 4:32 pm
Forum: Ideas - Rome to the Reformation
Topic: General ideas for Rome to the Reformation
Replies: 23
Views: 15394

Alternative to Medieval Castle

For those who have chosen to opt for the Basic Package or are not quite up for the Medieval Castle but wanted an alternative. I found a Castle building set Klutz How to Build Castles Building Cards . It is available at Amazon. It is very easy to store (about the size of a small book) and consists of...