Shakespeare Themed Morning Basket

Emily recently discovered when I was writing the Who Was William Shakespeare Unit Study that his birthday was April 23rd.

Since we were traveling within Europe with our Traveling the World curriculum currently too, she decided it was the perfect time to dive into the world of Shakespeare and celebrate his birthday.

The four main catergories of things that we include in our morning basket each month are read alouds, madlibs and/or trivia, hands-on activities, and games. The main reason we include these are because they are Emily’s favorite things and I find I like to start our day by connecting and filling her love tank.

Each morning (or whatever time we start our homeschool day) she enjoys the hands-on activities while I read aloud, then we do either a mad lib or some trivia, and we finish our morning basket time by playing a game together. What’s in this basket might look like a lot but chipping away at it every day for a month normally ensures we will get to enjoy it all.

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April’s Shakespeare Morning Basket Choices…

Read Alouds:

Magic Tree House Stage Fright on a Summer Night
Who Was William Shakespeare
A Stage Sull of Shakespeare Stories
The Illustrated Stories from Shakespeare
The Usborne Complete Shakespeare 

Picture Books:

See Inside the World of Shakespeare
All the World’s A Stage
Will’s Words
Bard of Avon
William Shakespeare & The Globe

Mad Libs and/or Trivia:

Much Ado About Mad Libs
Shakespeare Fandex

Hands-On Quiet Activities:

Shakespeare Timeline Stickerbook
Great Scenes from Shakespeare’s Plays Coloring Book
Usborne Slot Together Theater


Magnetic Poetry – Shakespeare Kit
Do You Know Shakespeare

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