Butter making and other pioneer day ideas... I remember doing this at vacation bible school before it was all big boxed theme curriculum purchased for complete lack of imagination and commitment of the congregation.
Have you ever wondered what games pioneer children played? Laura Ingalls Wilder describes many games and activities in her books, and research shows us a few other games that children played during this era.
Activities: Make Dipped Candles. When candle makers dip candles, the first dips are not very noticeable. But each dip of the candle holds more wax and slowly a candle emerges and takes shape. So it is with our testimonies/faith. It is strengthened by action, one layer at a time.
Long list of free pioneer printables plus ideas for using printables to prepare Montessori-inspired pioneer activities for preschoolers through 1st graders. Perfect for a pioneer unit study or Little House on the Prairie unit study.