Today we learned about Colorado and quite a few of the things a grandma (or her grandchild) can do there in this fun little book by Ric Dilz.
Such things include skiing, kayaking, and bungee jumping off the Royal Gorge Bridge, the world’s largest suspension bridge.
- Reading List: EPIC Colorado
- Math: Denver Mint Take some time and learn about MONEY. The Denver Mint is one of six financial production facilities. We have been collecting the State Quarters at the Library. Gather your coins from around your home and see how many states you can find. ( Parents: The Denver Mint has several fun educator activities perfect for you to work on with your child during COVID-19 ) Mint Activities
- Science: Denver Museum Natural Science has prepared science lessons for you to work on at home during quarantine. Click on the link and begin to explore.
- Writing: Many books about Colorado are from old journals. To learn about the past we use photographs, artifacts and articles. Journals however give us one of the best views into life of the past. Write a journal entry about COVID-19 that describes your life to someone 100 years from now. Colorado History
- History: Explore the Mesa Verde. History of Mesa Verde National Park Mesa Verde is closed due to Corona Virus, but you can still learn the history of this beautiful place.
- Book Picks: The Quilt Walk
- Art:Colorado has over 50 museums. Colorado is rich in history and art. Currently you can do a virtual tour of the Denver Art Museum
Bonus: The Rocky Mountains are not just in Colorado. We are nestled in a Valley in the Rocky Mountains. Take some time and find the 10 highest peaks in the Rocky Mountains. Find how many are in Colorado and how many in Idaho. Colorado.com
Reminder: EVERYONE COUNTS
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