Last time I talked about realia, I talked about Native Americans and things I got for the unit. I'm back with a new topic: Oregon Trail!
Since I live in Oregon, I have to do this topic justice! Let's start with some of the books (I have several more, but they are packed up.)
Next for the realia!
I plan on wearing these the first day of our unit to hook them in!
Bonnet like Ma (Ingalls) would wear!
An apron with a pocket for teacher stuff is a must!
Here's me in the bonnet:
I've read a few times that the ladies had a hard time seeing out, yep! Goofy blooper pic below haha.
Now for the kids...
I bought 2 sets of bandanas, but will have to go to the store to get a handful more because if I have 29 kids, they all need to wear one! When I was in 4th grade, we were in wagon trains and my wagon got shot at with arrows and we had to wear a bandana all day. Now I might do that or I might just let them wear it around their neck like a cowboy/girl . Maybe the girls could use as a bonnet?
Also in the plans... making our own butter, turning the desk groups into a wagon, maybe making hardtack...