Monday, September 29, 2014

The Wild West with the Tree in the Trail & a Giveaway


September's book share with Poppins Book Nook is The Wild West. We chose Tree in the Trail by Holling C. Holling. 




Tree in the Trail is about the events that occur around a certain cottonwood tree that sits along the Santa Fe trail. We'd recommend the book for ages 8-12.

Here's our round up of crafts, activities, field trips, reading guides, lesson plans, maps, art, music, and fun to go along with the book:

Notebooking Pages
Activity Suggestions
Writing Lesson
American's Move West Lessons
Nation Park System Fun
Tree Lap Book
Santa Fe Trail Information
PBS: The West
History Channel: Trade Opens on the Santa Fe Trail
Tall Men Riding Folk Song




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Wild West Learning Bundle Giveaway! 

Every month the Poppins Book Nook group will be offering readers a chance to win a brand new storybook or product that ties in with our theme for the month. This month one lucky cowpoke will strike gold and win a bundle of fun for the theme of the Wild West.  This bundle will include a copy of the storybook Westward Ho!: An Activity Guide to the Wild West (Hands-On History) and one Wild West Toob. So mozzy down to the corral for your chance to win today!

Entrants must be 18 years or older and reside in a country that receives U.S. Postal mail. This giveaway is brought to you by the company Enchanted Homeschooling Mom who is owner and founder of the Poppins Book Nook. By entering this giveaway you are also acknowledging that you have read and agree to all of the Rafflecopter terms & conditions as well as Enchanted Homeschooling Mom's disclosures found here.  Just enter the Rafflecopter below to win:

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4 comments:

Catie said...

Proud to be from the West myself! I think my favorite would be Don't Mess with Texas- I'm not sure how old the phrase is but its a good one :) Tree in the Trail looks familiar to me so I think I read it when I was young, I'll have to check it out for my kids!

Bethany said...

The kids love to use it with mapping.

Ticia said...

It looks like a cute book.

Bethany said...

We like especially like what happens with the tree at the end of the story.

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