AT-Home Activities: Desert Adventure - Seek Out New Lands

January 25-29

Workshop Classes Activities

  1. Craft – Aboriginal Dot Painting

  2. Key Points – Desert Adventures

  3. Collaborative – Book of Seasons

  4. Language Arts – Arabic Calligraphy

  5. Math/Logic – Alquerque Game

  6. Prepare for Adventure – Wind Power

  7. Big Activity – Lamingtons

  8. Movement – Play with Boomerangs

At-Home Activities

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• various fiction and non-fiction books that relate to Deserts

• notebook or lined paper

• times tables chart (included)

• magic squares (included)

• 3 dice

• large paper

H16 Times Table and Magic Squares
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Various fiction and non-fiction books that relate to Deserts



“Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia.” - Charles M. Schulz

“Whatever has made, or does make, or may make music, should be held sacred as the golden bridle-bit of the Shah of Persia's horse, and the golden hammer, with which his hoofs are shod.” - Herman Melville

Language arts lesson

A biography is the story of a real person’s life. It doesn’t have to tell about a person’s whole life, but what it tells must be true. A short biography might describe just a few important events in someone’s life. A biography generally tells: