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Weekly Wrap Up (Korean War)

By Upatdawn @lisakeva

Weekly Wrap Up (Korean War)

Selected reading about Korea

This week we studied the Korean War - Causes and Consequences.
As much as we don't like war, what a different place this world might be if we hadn't helped South Korea!
So Far From the Bamboo Grove is a true account of a girl around the time of the Korean War and the hardships her people faced at the hands of the Japanese.  It was a hard book for my boys to read because of the cruelties, but, it made them understand why freedom often comes at such a high price.

Weekly Wrap Up (Korean War)

My boys started the next element in their Modern American History lapbook


Weekly Wrap Up (Korean War)

An update on the Victory Garden.....or what is left of it!  A surviving bean plant.


Weekly Wrap Up (Korean War)

Beans, we ACTUALLY got beans!  My 10 year old got something to actually grow in the soil!

We did finish up a few fun holiday activities - such as making a Keepsake Family Heirloom Tablecloth and a 'friendly' battle between two make it yourself kits:  Gingerbread Train and Chocolate House !
We concluded this week with a fun family trip to the zoo on New Years Eve.  It was so fun to have Hubby there to celebrate a light-hearted day and take that forever desired Kayak trip around the zoo!

Weekly Wrap Up (Korean War)

"Daddy, save me from the Llamas!"


Weekly Wrap Up (Korean War)

There's a whole lotta 'llama love' going on!


Weekly Wrap Up (Korean War)

Feeding the Lorakeets.  This one was particularly loud and bossy --- I don't think my 10 year old was thrilled with this visitor!


Weekly Wrap Up (Korean War)

Feeding a friendly Lorakeet


Weekly Wrap Up (Korean War)

Ahhhh!  The Kayak trip of a 'lifetime'!


Join us next time for the 1950's and Eisenhower.
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