Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Pioneers


Ma and Pa at Breakfast

Pa with his real-life Pa

Laura, our D



Our precious second graders have been studying the Pioneers. They recently read "Little House in the Big Woods". Today their book study ended with a Pioneer Day. It was the cutest thing I have ever seen. Sweet little cherubs dressed as Pioneers. Our precious class has six second graders. They worked it out amongst themselves to each be a character from Little House on the Prairie. Ma, Pa, and Laura live at my house. Aren't they the cutest things you've ever seen?!

13 comments:

The 5 Bickies said...

What a great theme! The costumes are terrific. Takes me right back to watching Little House on the Prairie.

Housewife Bliss said...

Costumes look fab, and look at all your stunning sunshine too. Looking forward to Margeaux learning American History, no chance at a costume lesson here, the costumes would be too hard to recreate.

sevenalstons said...

So completely adorable! I love that your school does that... how fun (and educational) for your children :) And their costumes are the best! Did you make them?

theaikenite said...

Love the Little House series- books and TV show. Check out his radio program that has a segment on Laura Ingalls Wilder and the town where she lived and wrote in South Dakota.
http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/137/The-Book-That-Changed-Your-Life

pink green & southern said...

How adorable!!! I love those books and am glad to see that kids are still reading them!

Love Being a Nonny said...

Love this! Maybe it's because I love *Little House*. They look adorable!

Short Southern Momma said...

Those are the absolute cutest! Hope your having a great day! xoxo

Henley on the Horn said...

Thanks for your comments, y'all! I love that our school still reads the classics. Too sweet. Mrs. Aikenite, I can't wait to listen to that segment. Seven Alstons, I did not make the costumes. We borrowed Ma's dress and bonnet but we had a dress and bonnet for Laura. I bought Pa some new suspenders and told him we had to use what we had. It worked out well because those dresses sell for $60-85 on ebay and etsy! I couldn't buy 3 outfits! Happy Thursday!

Henley on the Horn said...

Mrs. Bliss, wouldn't it be fun to wear a royal gown though? Total bliss!

Trish said...

Oh they are the sweetest little things! Those costumes are precious, they look so HAPPY!! Love "Pa" and "Pa" :) Great books!!

bevy said...

I remember the sunbonnets my grandmother bought me and my sister... we played LHOTP all the time!

Love that you had half the family in your own family!

veterankindergartenteacher said...

Terrific theme! I love the pictures you shared. Blessings

The B Family said...

Adorable costumes! I've always loved Little House (the books and the show--still bummed that we missed it on stage!) Look forward to reading the books with my girls.