Thursday, July 11, 2013

Little House in the Big Woods Part 3

LittleHouseintheBigWoodsThis is the final part of Little House in the Big Woods. I have really enjoyed reading it again and I look forward to the next book and the wonderful things I will relearn from reading it. Hope you have enjoyed this too! Please join me in reading the next book:

1. Godey’s Ladys Book - using catalogs then and now, fashion styles then and now; Sears catalog
2. Making cheese - then and now
3. Honey - have a beekeeper come in and talk to the class; uses of honey; honey never goes bad
4. Harvesting and Threshing - what harvest are grown in what states? How are crops harvested?; farm tools, how does weather affect crops?
5. Hat making - how are hats made; different kinds of hats, purposes of hats
6. Gathering nuts - different types of nuts, how nuts are used besides in cooking, the nutrients in nuts
7. Cooking with pumpkin - grow pumpkins, pumpkin recipes, jack o’lanterns

Picture from Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder

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