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Episode Info: 9 Creative Ways To Turn Covid-19 Into An Out-Of-The-Box Learning Adventure In “9 Creative Ways to Turn Covid-19 into an Out-of-the-Box Learning Adventure” episode #111, Meredith Curtis takes a look at how exciting it is to live through a time that you will be telling your grandchildren about. It’s a great teaching/learning opportunity. Meredith shares 9 creative ideas to explore, investigate, and research all aspects of Covid19 and have fun doing it!  Learn history the fun way!       Powerline Productions, Inc. Being World Changers, Raising World Changers!   Show Notes Do you realize that we are living through a time that will be written about in history books? We will be telling stories from 2020 to our grandchildren and great-grandchildren. That is exciting stuff! So, I was thinking it would be awesome to use this time to have some out-of-the-box homeschool learning adventures. I came up with 9 ideas! Time Capsule Create a time capsule with the whole family. You can bury it in the back yard or tuck it away in a hidden place, agreeing to open it again in a certain number of years (10, 20, 30). Here are some things you might include: Photos of family, pets, lockdown, grocery stores, streets Journal of this time Clippings from newspapers or magazines artwork created by family members recordings by family members Letter from each family member to future self Mask Pair of Gloves CDC Poster Toy DVD Clothing Journal Keep a journal throughout the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic. You don’t have to write every day. Write about things that are happened in your home and current events. News Reporting Become a news reporter and family news team. Role play different key figures in the worldwide pandemic while one family member interviews them. Be sure to capture it all on videotape. Unit Study You can do a unit study on Covid-19. There is so much to cover! Faith–passages on God’s protection & healing (e.g. Psalm 91, Psalm 103), Churches streaming services, benevolence, national days of fasting & prayer Anatomy–Respiratory System, Pneumonia Health –handwashing, germs, social distancing, nutrition, healthy habits, vaccines Machines–Ventilators Business/Money –businesses that are stepping up–who are they and what are they doing Economy–stock market, unemployment, stimulus package Government–what state and local leaders and agencies are doing to fight Covid-19. How are Constitutional rights being protected, CDC, FDA Careers–medical, trucking, grocery stores, banking, Geography–countries and states unique experience with Covid-19 Art –Covid-19 Posters Homemaking–sewing masks Other–Army Corps of Engineers Scrapbook Make a scrapbook on Covid-19 with fancy scissors, cardstock, and stickers. Include lots of photos and news clippings. Be sure to include photos of you face-timing friends and relatives. And don’t forget to write captions under all the photos. Picture Book Create a picture book for younger children th...
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