history and geography

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Book of the Week GIVEAWAY:  All the World by Liz Garton Scanlon Why we love this book: At first glance the images in this book bring back the nostalgia of Virginia Lee Burton’s books. As a child one of the few books we owned was The Little House. My mother read it to me over […]

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I know, I know, I know! I should have done this post weeks ago. To tell you the truth, I just wasn’t ready. MacGyver and I have been doing a study on the History of America. In November, I began reading Mayflower by Nathaniel Philbrick. There are two versions of this book. The first was […]

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Christmas Toy Review GIVEAWAY of the Week: The Scrambled States of America Package Including Game and Books! Why we love this Christmas gift: Oh my gosh, MacGyver is in love with this game. I never thought such a simple game could be so much fun and teach children so many basic facts about the 50 […]

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This is it. This is the year MacGyver will learn, or at least get to know, all 50 States. Our Book of the Week GIVEAWAY has been the perfect way to begin: The Scrambled States of America by Laurie Keller. This fun and quirky book, and game, peeked MacGyver’s interest. Miss Enigma, age 4, has […]

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Book of the Week GIVEAWAY: The Scrambled States of America by Laurie Keller Why we love this book: The children are craaaaaaaaaazy about this book! While researching books on American History and geography, I read glowing reviews of The Scrambled States of America. We checked it out from our local library and the kiddos were […]

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