So another week with a whole lot of new days to celebrate. These are the calendars for October:
We are still totally celebrating Hood #8…
A wild storm hit Cape Town last night, and a friend sent me some photos she took from the harbor wall in Kalk Bay today. This is why we live at the sea, every day is totally different. Thanks Nici for the brilliant pictures, I have scattered them throughout this post.
Here are a couple of links for this week:
- 26 October 2009: International Red Cross Organized in Switzerland (1836).
- 27 October 2009: International School Library Day
- 27 October 2009: Theodore Roosevelt’s Birthday (1858 – 1919)
- 28 October 2009: Statue of Liberty Dedicated (1886)
- Statue of Liberty Flash Tour
- Everything you need to know from About.com
- History of the Statue from the WorldAlmanacforKids.
- Make your own statue from PaperToys.com
- Printables from thestatueofliberty.com
- Statue of Liberty HomePage from thestatueofliberty.com
- Statue of Liberty from National Geographic for kids – Fun Facts.
- 30 October 2009: John Adam’s Birthday (1735 – 1826).
- 31 October 2009: Mt. Rushmore completed (1941).
- Printable from enchanted Learning.
- A Day at Mount Rushmore from Scholastic, Kidspress.
- Lesson Plan from Proteacher.
Firstly let me just say it is Nestle Free Week Around the World:
PhD in Parenting has been running a great series called Nestle Answers… if you are curious about this then take a look! Here is her post on the Nestle Boycott and this is my favorite post in the series: “Nestle Answers: Using Health Care Professionals as Intermediaries.”
- Hood #1′s Felt Bat Tutorial.
- A Marvelous, Magical, Brilliant, Bubbling Brew in Se7en Steps…
- I am loving craft Jr. – especially their clever healthy halloween treats.
- One Pretty Thing has heaps of Halloween Goodies.
- The Crafty Crow and heaps of Halloween.
- Then there is Kaboose!
- Family Fun’s Halloween.
That’s us… Thanks again to Nici for the fabulous photographs. Also, if you are celebrating something fun, that would be of interest to home-schoolers around the world, then feel free to leave a comment!!!