Thursday, November 3, 2011
History is Alive :: Hanging Valley of Snakes
So far, and by far, everyone's favorite history "character" has been Sinbad. During our study of the rise of Islam the author talks about the city of Bagdad becoming a beautiful place and that many philosophers, scientists and writers came to Bagdad. She relates some of the stories from Islam's most famous books, The Thousand and One Nights. The stories of Sinbad quickly became a favorite around here.
So for our craft to go along with that chapter we made hanging snakes. Funny that when I was making my plans for the school year I only planned this craft because it coincided with plans to take a road trip to Grandparents D's new house in Arizona. I thought this craft would travel well and would be something doable while we were gone. Instead it is a favorite place in our front room/school room. The snakes turned out wonderful and everyone loves them.