Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Hana in the Time of Tulips Unit Study (Netherlands)

Since we were studying the Dutch in history, I thought it would be a good idea to expand on it a little with some ideas from the unit study for Hana in the Time of the Tulips from Homeschool Share.

We read books about the Netherlands, dikes, windmills, tulips, and Rembrandt.


Windmills from DLTK


Notebook pages


We read about Rembrandt's life and looked at a lot of his paintings. We did an activity from Discovering Great Artists about drawing facial expressions.

Molly looking at herself in mirror to draw facial expressions.

Caleigh decided to make this on her own. It's a dike with the blue water on the outside. In the middle are some tulips.


They also drew tulips with watercolor crayons.

L to R: Molly, Colin, Caleigh


Phyllis said...

Wonderful study! I always love your units.

Dawn said...

What a wonderful unit. Tthank you for sharing it with the rest of us.

Marsha S said...

I love unit studies like that and making lapbooks and things. Unfortunately my daughter will be 15 in a few days and has felt she was too old for the lapbooking when I started on them a few years ago.
Looks like you had a lot of fun learning.