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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Little Passports #3 – Japan


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Our Japan Package from Sam and Sophia
We are using Expedition Earth by Confessions of a Homeschooler to go along with our Little Passports Packages.  For this unit we did one lesson a week for 4 weeks.  I also made up some Country cards (this document includes Brazil, Japan, France & Egypt, the first 4 countries from Little Passports)
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Writing his name in Japanese
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Cutting out animals of Japan book (FREE from Confessions of a Homeschooler)
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Country cards and pictures sent from Little Passports
Here are the cards I made, they include Brazil, Japan, France and Egypt (the first 4 countries in the Little Passports program)
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Trying out some Japanese rice crackers and seaweed.  The crackers were a hit, the seaweed was not. 
We also attended an International Breakfast at our church (and I forgot the camera).  So they tried some Japanese foods there, and had a little class on Origami.
Japanese Food with chopsticks!
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Oyako-Domburi
Books to Read:
This Friday we will be attending an Obon Festival at the Buddhist Temple near our home. (Will post about this for Field Trip Friday on 8/26).


Check out this cute craft making cherry blossoms
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4 comments:

  1. Great job on Japan we stop this country next week:) I tried to print out your country cards as they would go nicely with our note booking pages but couldn't get it formatted correctly is their a method to print these? I am hoping to complete Brazil this week we are tackling a huge art project of the amazon that we are trying to finish up.

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  2. please excuse all the misspell words in the above comment it is very early here and I didn't reread what I wrote. AY AY AY:0

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  3. @The Adventurer
    To get the cards to print correctly, click on download original on the left side, and then print from adobe reader

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  4. What a fun and fabulous way to learn about Japan!

    ~ Amanda from DenSchool following from the Hip Homeschool Hop

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