Make History come alive for your children with the choices in the Top Picks History category!
Warfare by Duct Tape
Bring History to Life! Warfare by Duct Tape specializes in instructional books, showing you how to create your own historically inspired weapons, armor, and helmets with common materials like PVC pipe, cardboard, foam and, of course, duct tape!
All of the books are written with detailed, step-by-step instructions and full-color pictures. Patterns for the weapons and armor are included along with directions to create costumes based on the time period. The books also include information about how the historical weapons were made and used – so the education happens along with the fun!
Character-building is promoted with the emphasis of chivalry, honor, integrity, and fair play. The books provide a wonderful opportunity for hands-on projects, parents and children can work together and enjoy quality time.
The Warfare by Duct Tape collection includes The Knight Book, The Battle Book, The Greco-Roman Book, The Barbarian Book, The Egypt Book, The Armor of God Book, The Beginner Book and The Armored Glove Book. These books foster a love of learning, encourage reading, following directions, teamwork, and get kids of all ages playing together.
The books are available in both printed and ebook formats! For more information and a free booklet, visit Warfarebyducttape.com!
Girls of American History
Beautiful Feet Books
STATE HISTORY by A Helping Hand
for Homeschoolers, Christian Schools, and Support Groups
Study YOUR state–we have all 50!
State History from a Christian Perspective (Grades 3-12)
¨ Complete state history course on your state, including text, maps, color state symbol pictures, quizzes, tests, lesson plans, answer key, state constitution study guide
¨ Students use our text material to construct project notebook either in their own three-ring binder or in A Beka’s preformatted scrapbook, My State Notebook
¨ Thirty-lesson (6-week) course, easily expandable. Also one-semester option for secondary level can be teacher-directed or independent study
My State History Funbook (Age 3 – Grade 3)
¨ Color-cut-paste introduction to your state
¨ Includes spiral-bound pre-formatted scrap-book with cutouts and state symbol pictures to cut and paste
¨ Correlated with older level so all ages can learn together
OR study ALL FIFTY states!
Fifty States Under God (Grades 3 – 12) OR Fifty States Under God for Young Learners (Age 3 – Grade 3)
¨ Workbook study of all fifty states in order of statehood
¨ Time-line and progressive map study built right into lesson plans (older level only)
¨ Completely SELF-CONTAINED: provides ALL information necessary to fill in the workpages as well as teacher instructions
¨ Color state symbol pictures for all 50 states included
Geography of the Fifty States (Grades 3-12)
¨ Teaches US Geography
¨ Correlates geography with history to show how geography affected our nation’s growth pattern
¨ Completely SELF-CONTAINED. Includes tests, answer keys, teacher instructions
The award winning Veritas Press Self-Paced History courses have 160 class periods covering 32 historical events. With interactive teaching, clever games, engaging video footage, and a talking historical characters, your child will be motivated throughout the entire year. This approach to learning history is unparalleled. It includes:
- Memorizing names, dates, and places to learn how God has worked throughout history.
- Multi-sensory learning through interactions and games make the work fun and exciting.
- Providing a foundation for more in-depth study in later years.
- Teaching a chronological sequence or timeline of history.
“The self-paced history classes are VERY IMPRESSIVE! (I wish I had discovered them earlier!). My 10 year old likes them so much I use them as “dessert”, requiring him to finish all his other work before he can do the Veritas History Self-Paced lesson.” Sarah