Vikings! Wonderful activities and websites to visit!
This theme provided lots of adventure and excitement when we went online and did some of these activities! Isn’t homeschooling wonderful when we can offer opportunities for our children to become excited about learning and discovering?
Try these other activities in these themes: China Hands On and Roman Hands On
Here are some activities and websites to visit when doing Ancient Rome!
As I shared before – use every opportunity to make the subject come alive by creating, painting, modelling, making, dramatizing, cooking, eating, decorating, watching, listening and DOING the learning!
Check out my China hands-on list here: China hands-on
Ancient China hands-on activities and websites
Here are some wonderful websites and activities we used when we studied Ancient China. We made a fan-shaped project folder and pasted all our narrations in it. Enjoy! Check out my Roman Hands-on and Viking Hands-on ideas.
||Map the Great Wall of China
Draw and label life-cycle of silk worm
Grow and feed silk worms?
Make Chinese fan book (Great lapbook theme!)
Make own paper
Paint using an ink stone
Varnish a wooden box
Make and serve jasmine tea
Make and eat Chinese noodles
Learn Chinese characters for names
Learn and recite Confucius quotes
|Look at Ancient Chinese clothing – http://www.historyforkids.org
Chinese fans designs –http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/chinese_fans.htm
Great Wall of China – interactive map work – edsitement.neh.gov
Learn Chinese characters – interactive game- pbskids.org
Video of Foot binding on YouTube This shows an old woman unwrap her bound feet. Quite awesome! Chinese music and singing accompanies the video! (As always, due to associated videos ads, parental guidance required)