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.


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Windmills from DLTK


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Notebook pages


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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.


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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.


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They also drew tulips with watercolor crayons.

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L to R: Molly, Colin, Caleigh


3 comments:

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.
Blessings,
Dawn

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.