Tag: Social Studies

Funschooling News #8

Hi! Welcome to Funschooling News! Are you looking for some great family-friendly activities that will make your week a little more interesting? Then you’ve come to the right place! Be sure to scroll all the way down to the Special Days section where you’ll find a fun activity to […]

Ways To Learn About History….Without A Textbook

History can be one of the most interesting and exciting subjects you can learn about… but textbooks tend to deliver information in the dullest ways possible! Here are some interesting ways to learn about history that are much more true to life. Museums – There are many different […]

Sir Conan Doyle Puzzle Page

Now available as a instant digital download on the Funschooling PressThe Sir Conan Doyle Puzzle Page has 3 fun word puzzles to do:1 Word Find (12 words)1 Word Scramble (11 words)Cryptograms (4 Codes to break) – Dancing Men Code FontThe word find and scramble are based on the life […]

Fun Ways To Learn At A Public Garden

There are a great many benefits to walking through a public garden, and if you ever taken the time to visit one in your community or area, you know it can be a peaceful and relaxing place that leaves you refreshed from the experience. It is also a […]

Ancient Egyptian Resources

Smithsonian: The World’s Oldest Papyrus and What It Can Tell Us About the Great Pyramids – Article about the great pyramids.Discovering Egypt: Egyptian Mummification – Article about the mummification process and ways to embalm.Egyptian Hieroglyphic Writing – Champollion & Egyptian Hieroglyphic WritingEgyptian Mathematics Numbers Hieroglyphs – Egyptian Mathematics Numbers […]

Shamrocks

Cultural & Botanical Information Irish Culture and Customs: Emblems of Ireland: The Shamrock – Learn how the shamrock became an emblem of Ireland. Fine Gardening: The History of the Shamrock: Full of symbolism, this plant has mystical roots – ArticleSFGate: Botany Difference Between Clover and Shamrock Plants – Read about the […]

Drinking Straws

Bon Appétit: A Brief History of the Straw – This article talks about: How the first drinking straw was made. How the bendable straw came to be.  How they went from paper to plastic. Krazy Straws. Modern straw designs and uses.  How we’ve gone back to paper straws and why. […]

The Poe Project

I’m pleased to announce a brand new publication is available in my Etsy store, Funschooling Press, called ‘The Poe Project‘.‘The Poe Project‘ is a 16 page Research Project and Activity based publication, written and developed by Fran Wisniewski.This publication offers some interesting facts about Poe, more than 10 questions to start […]