Let’s explore some shapes as we make our own patterns with this activity.
As you work your way through this unit, you’ll actually be introducing several important events in U.S. history to your child—events that you will likely cover again and again throughout their education.
If all you think about when you think of quilts is the afghan on your grandma’s couch, think again. Quilts can teach us the beauty of culture, family, and diversity—especially when it comes to gaining understanding of cultures different from our own.
When white settlers started to make their way west in the Westward Expansion, many of them did so in a covered wagon. The Oregon Trail was one popular route that took emigrants to Oregon and other western destinations. The trail was about 2,000 miles long, and an estimated 250,000 to 650,000 migrated on it fromContinue reading “Quilts Unit: Covered wagon craft”