Cleopatra Exhibit

Every once in a while, blogging has nice perks.  As a blogger in the Greater Cincinnati area, my children and I were invited to tour the traveling exhibit, Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt, at the Cincinnati Museum Center.  We just so happened to be finishing up Ancient Greek history and moving…

Ancient History Helps

We’re more than half-way through our study of ancient history using Ancient Civilizations and the Bible by Diana Waring.  As we’ve gotten to know the curriculum, I’ve found a few things to be extremely useful in helping my children “see” and understand the material.  By no means are they necessary in order to complete the…

Ancient Israel

The history of Ancient Israel is now under our belts!  I have to admit that I swerved from the textbook a tad during this unit to add  several hands-on ideas that I simply couldn’t pass up from Old Testament Days.  This unit study guide is perfect for active learning!   Below you’ll find a mixture…

Ancient Greece

Studying Ancient Greece has been so much fun!  We could’ve spent many more days lingering in the Greek hillsides, but it’s time to move on to Ancient Rome.  Here are some highlights from our week. On top of the regular reading about Ancient Greece, map work, timelines and such, we did lots of hands-on activities,…

Our Week in Ancient Egypt

We’re on a tour of ancient history right now and loving it!  So far we’ve been through Ancient Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt.  I thought I’d share a few highlights of this week in Egypt since we had so much fun. The best part of the week was mummifying a Ken doll.  Thanks Jamin for the…

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