The kids “wrap up” their Ancient Egypt studies with the completion of a chicken mummification project! Seven weeks of salting with an organic mixture similar to natron preceded oiling, scenting with spice and wrapping with “linen”. This chicken mummy is now ready for chicken spirit repossession!
Aaaand…It’s a Wrap!
By Suzanne Curriculum, History, Home Economics, Science Mar 04, 2016
History and Home Economics Blend in the Kitchen
By Suzanne Curriculum, Food for thought, History, Home Economics Jan 28, 2016
The children research the Ancient Egyptian diet & vintage recipes, create & print a menu and shopping list, and execute a meal for 5 independently. A delicious choice for extending our studies on Ancient Egyptian history!
Kinesthetic Learning Brings an Ancient Art Form into the 21st Century!
By Suzanne Curriculum, Entrepreneurship, Fine Arts, History Jan 21, 2016
Check out this ring that one of our students made in her metalsmithing class for young entrepreneur jewelry makers! This class is the perfect artistic expression to compliment her current history studies on Ancient Egypt. Using primitive tools similar to those used over 5000 years ago, the ancient world is brought forward into her grasp.[…]