What a beautiful country !
I am inspired and would love to go here and explore.
|We experimented making repeating patterns.|
We used Pattern Blocks from Sonlight.
- Moroccan food tastes wonderful !
- Morocco is known for it's ceramic tile designs.
- The designs themselves are an act of worship and are in keeping with the Islamic law, humans or animals or plants are not to be depicted in art.
- The kings castle has golden doors.
- During Ramadan they don't eat during the day.
- One sand dune is so tall it has a name.
- The Cascades d'Ouzoud waterfall is 100m.
- Their colours are green and red.
- Some one calls from the mosque minaret to announce prayer. This happens five times a day.
- They speak Arabic in Morocco.
- All children must go to primary school for six years.
- Only half the people can read and write.
- They have a king in Morocco. Morocco is one of three kingdoms in Africa.
The Resources we UsedBooks
- Villas and Courtyard Houses of Morocco: with 235 Colour Illustrations By (author) Corinne Verner, Photographs by Cecile Treal
- Welcome to Morocco by Deborah Fordyce (For Primary aged students) *****
- Modern Middle East Nations and their strategic place in the World: Morocco by Lynda Cohen Cassanos. (High School Students)
- Mirror by Jeannie Baker.This book compares the life of two different families, one from Australia and one from Morocco.
- Usborne Stories From Around the World Illustrated by Linda Edwards Retold by Heather Amery. Story Read: Clever Aisha Page 72 (Sonlight P 3/4)
- The Usborne ART Treasury Author: Rosie Dickins
- Morocco Lapbook over at Homeschool Share. (FREE)
- Morocco Printable over at National Geographic KIDS (FREE)
- Expedition Earth over at Confessions of a Homeschooler
- Epedition Earth Discovering Gods Animals over at Confessions of a Homeschooler (FREE)
- National Symbols of Morocco (Barbary Lion, Coat of Arms, )
On the Net
- Learning about Morocco over at Homeschool Creations.
- Beautiful building / photo's of Morocco over at My Marrakesh
- Moroccan National Anthem: Arabic + Transcription + English Translation
- Visit Morocco
- Arabic alphabet for kids on YouTube
- Area and Population of Countries on infoplease.
- Time and Date.com
- Morocco Slide Show Time For Kids
- Morocco over at National Geographic Kids. Interesting video.
- Morocco Photo's over at National Geographic
- Moroccan tile documentary.Very interresting.
- Moroccan tile patterns.
Folktales from Morocco
- Four Folktales We did not enjoy these however they were an interresting insight in the types of stories told.
- Dorcas Gazelle
Dorcas gazelle (Gazella dorcas)on ARKive
Kids 'n' Countries.
- Fennec Fox Fennec Fox (Fennecus Zerda) on YouTube eating a scorpian.
- Honey Badger
Honey Badgers Identification
Honey Badger-The Most Fearless Animal on Earth National Geographic
- Striped Hyena Striped Hyena on YouTube.
- Spotted Dolphin Pantropical Spotted Dolphin colouring in sheet at Enchanted Learning
- Scimitar-horned oryx (Sahara Oryx)
Arabian oryx - endangered species conservation success
Sahara oryx (Oryx dammah) On BBC Science & Nature.
The Prince of Slooghis
Kids & Countries Animals of Morocco
Kids 'n' Countries.
Fennec Fox on National Geographic Wild
Fennec fox sounds on YouTube.
Kids 'n' Countries.
Update on rescued Stripped Hyenas
Atlantic Spotted Dolphin over at ARKive.
Guardians of the Sea: Wild Dolphins. Start at 2:35
- Mint Tea
- Chicken Morocco
- Moroccan Casserole with Cous Cous (Coles Recipe)
- Ghriba - Moroccan Cookies *****
I took the two Moroccan dinner dishes and combined them to make a one pot meal. I made the cous cous as a side rather than adding it. It was delicious.
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