Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Build your Own Pilgrim Settlement

In the tradition of last year's pilgrim settlement we once again got out the Lincoln Logs and built some settler homes.

I have also dicovered a new favourite thanksgiving book, it tells the real story of the Mayflower, the Settlers and their Native American friends. It has interesting details and explains the different groups of people on the boat, why they were leaving England and what life on the boat was like and some of the perils of the new land. It keep my 5year olds' interest, and has been the subject of several conversations over the week.
The Thanksgiving Story by Alice Dalgliesh, illustrated by Helen Sewell ( I loved the illustrations and it included great diagrams of the boat and maps of the new land)
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1 comment:

Jen said...

Yes, I'm missing you and your Lincoln Logs as well. For real. But I can't talk 'cause I'm busy tracking the shipping plans of Asian pirate ships...