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Prehistory continued

After what turned out to be almost a full week of celebrating Halloween/All Hallow's Eve/Samhain/what have you, I think things returned to normal today. Laundry, park walk, leftovers...all the good stuff, including prehistory. About a week ago we finished the Paleozoic and Mesozoic Eras, and by finished I mostly mean that we designed and created the felt for those eras and we've read all the books we could find at the library. We've also meandered into the Cenozoic Era, enjoying Walking With Prehisoric Beasts and a number of library books, but I'm behind on the felt. In fact, with all the creatures he's designed for me to make we're considering an additional timeline, zoomed in on the Cenozoic. Not a bad idea as we get into Walking With Cavemen, and the A Day With... book series by Fiorenzo Facchini (Homo Habilis, Homo Erectus, Neanderthal Man, and Sapiens—books we seriously love). Next up: the land bridge and occupation of the Americas. We're having a really good time with this.

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I have never seen such a BEAUTIFUL timeline! I may steal this idea for Noah when he is ready.
November 16, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterChelita
Thank you, Chelita! It was a lot of fun to make, and he's still having fun playing with it. It has been a great way to make the history alive, and to bring the grandness of time nearer his grasp.
November 16, 2011 | Registered Commentercortneyandjon

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