Here is my plan for Molly for this semester:
Molly McIntire who schemes and dreams on the homefront during World War Two. (1944)
Book 1: Meet Molly
Theme: Pearl Harbor Attack, beginning of World War Two
Craft: Crepe Paper Hula Skirts (white muslin, crepe paper)
Snack: Popcorn balls and apples
Book 2: Molly Learns a Lesson
Theme: Flag Salute/ “America The Beautiful” song,
War Message (p. 67)
Craft: Tied Polar Fleece blankets to donate (from kits)-- Project Linus?
Snack: Boston Brown Bread with Raisins
Book 3: Molly’s Surprise
Theme: Christmas; Dad being away for prolonged time period
Craft: Pipe cleaner ornament (in book 3); how to address an envelope
Snack: Cinnamon Sticky Buns; sing “Joy to The World”?
Book 4: Happy Birthday, Molly!
Theme: Princess Tea Party; blackout drill?
Craft: Crowns; Jump ropes from clothesline
Snack: Margarine sandwiches, lemon tart & tea with sugar
Book 5: Molly Saves The Day
Theme: Summer Camp; play “Capture the Flag?”
Craft: Sit-upons with oil cloth & duct tape
Snack: Ice Cream Cones
Book 6: Changes for Molly
Theme: End of the War, Read from Welcome to Molly’s World
and Don’t Know Much about American History; Sadako and the Paper Cranes;
Geography Worksheets- Illinois; England
Craft: Origami (Cranes?)
Snack: Corn Dogs
Of course, things may change, but this is the plan for now!
May he give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed.