Crafts & Curriculum Activities Archives | Oak Meadow

Fall Scavenger Hunt

This scavenger hunt was originally featured in the Fall 2021 issue of Living Education. For an activity the whole family can enjoy together, try a scavenger hunt. You can make a list of items to find and have people pair up to see which team can find everything on the list first. Or you can

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Felting Wool Roving

Over 10,000 years ago, wool became one of humanity’s greatest products. Rugs, blankets, and nearly every type of clothing can be made with sheep’s wool. Winter hats and mittens are made using wool because of how dense and warm it can be. Wool can grow to be so thick, farmers need to shear their sheep

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Citrus Bird Feeder

By Veronica Dantzler Animals adapt and change their behavior based on the season. This is often most easy to observe in the birds flying right outside your window! To aid this seasonal observation of birds, we suggest creating a citrus bird feeder to attract them to visit your home (and to help them with a

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Homeschooling During Coronavirus

Oak Meadow has been here for you since 1975, and we want to offer as much help as we can to families during this time of need. Parents naturally have questions as they explore educational options, but with so much uncertainty surrounding us all these days, we know that, now more than ever, parents need

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Paper Marbling

This craft activity is taken from Oak Meadow’s 6th Grade Ancient Civilizations Curriculum.  Paper marbling, an activity in our 6th Grade Ancient Civilizations course, is a beautiful craft activity that unleashes your child’s creativity. Use this handmade paper to frame your student’s work; or you can marble envelopes along with sheets of writing paper to

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Dinosaur Craft Activities

Is there anything more fun than dinosaur crafts? Channel your inner archaeologist, and get ready to explore the wide world of dinosaur craft activities. Dinosaur Felt Animals Who doesn’t love dinosaurs? They’ve never been cuter than this. Here is a felt animal plush pattern you can use to sew your very own. Use them to

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Oak Meadow 5-8 Newsletter, Spring 2019

Curriculum Activity: Make a Labyrinth When studying ancient civilizations in Oak Meadow Grade 6, students have the chance to create a labyrinth like the one in the story of Theseus and the Minotaur. Follow the directions below for a classical, three-circuit labyrinth, or check out this video if you want to try a more complex

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Oak Meadow K-4 Newsletter, Spring 2019

Our favorite books for your favorite little people Curriculum activity from Healthy Living from the Start: People Who Help Cursive is alive and well! What is a main lesson book? It’s Spring! Build a bird nest supply box Our favorite books for your favorite little people Here’s a list of favorites for kindergartners, from Oak

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Oak Meadow High School Newsletter, Winter 2019

Creating a homeschooling portfolio: tools for documenting work All learning counts, and you can document that! Discussion as an assessment tool A clean and tidy study space = a happy, productive you You’ve got this! (inspirational flyer) Creating a homeschooling portfolio: tools for documenting work A homeschooling portfolio is a record of your student’s learning.

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