Abacus: Mountain – Creative Curriculum List for January

Read all about how to use this list and our heart behind this project here.

And, here is a sweet pinterest board I put together with lots of project ideas and inspiration

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

The Sound of Music

The Unsinkable Molly Brown

Mountains from Planet Earth



In the Hall of the Mountain King by Edvard Grieg

Rocky Mountain High by John Denver

America the Beautiful





Rock Collecting/ identifying rock-types

Making Egg Geodes

Breaking Geodes

Volcano Making

Elevation Maps

Examining rocks under a microscope- sugar vs salt, etc.


Art & Craft:

Plastic wrap and tape mountain paintings

Build Mountain Shelves

Mountain Pillow Sewing

Painting mountains

Torn Paper mountain Range Stencils

Carving rock stamps


In the Kitchen:

Haystack cookies (we’ll call them Mountain cookies!)


Heidi by Johanna Spyri

My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George

Born to Run by Christopher McDougall

Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer


Listen to our Mountain spotify mix

Download our January desktop wallpaper


Mountain Shaped Poems

Journal Keeping/Adventure Logs


Here is a printable pdf of our little chart we made for ourselves: 

Mountain list

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