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Monday, May 26, 2014

Poppins Book Nook–Using Folk Tales in your Geography Studies *GIVEAWAY*

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folktales


Picture of Illustrated Stories from Around the World


What better way to learn about other countries than through fun and entertaining folk tales from around the world!


Great stories with beautiful illustrations, this book lives up to the great Usborne name of books!


The Baobab Tree - a story from Africa
Baba Yaga the Flying Witch - a story from Russia
The Stonecutter - a story from Japan
Dick Whittington - a story from England
The Three Wishes - a story from Scandinavia
The Fish that Talked - a story from India
King Midas and the Golden Touch - a story from Ancient Greece
Brer Rabbit Down the Well - a story from America
The Magic Pear Tree - a story from China
The Genie in the Bottle - a story from the Middle East

Fun for all ages!  A great early reader book for first/second graders or a read aloud for younger children. 

Find the country on the map before and after reading.  Illustrate the story yourself on a small piece of paper to place on the map for that country/region!

Other Resources for some of the countries included in this book:

Africa -
Free Africa Unit Studies and Lapbooks
Africa Unit Study
Montessori Inspired Africa Activities
Animals from Africa FREE 3-part cards
Short clip about the Baobab Tree
Mosaic Baobab Tree Placemat

Russia -
Free Russia Lapbook
Witch Art Project
How to use a Mortar and Pestle video
Try it yourself if you have one!

Japan -
Free Japan Lapbook
Montessori – Japan

England -
Free England Lapbook
Montessori – England

India -
Free India Lapbook
Montessori – India

Greece -
Free Ancient Greece Lapbook

China -
Free China Lapbook


Poppins Book Nook Giveaway!


Every month the Poppins Book Nook group will be offering readers a chance to win a brand new storybook or product that ties in with our theme for the month. This month one lucky entrant will win a copy of the E.H.M. curriculum Journey into the World of Folktales (PDF) and one copy of the book that is required to teach it called Around the World in 80 Tales by Saviour Pirotta to further their learning all about folktales. Entrants must be 18years or older and reside in a country that receives U.S. Postal mail. This giveaway is brought to you by the company Enchanted Homeschooling Mom who is owner and founder of the Poppins Book Nook. By entering this giveaway you are also acknowledging that you have read and agree to all of the Rafflecopter terms & conditions as well as Enchanted Homeschooling Mom's disclosures found here. Just enter the Rafflecopterbelow to win:


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