Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Poppins Book Nook: Flight School



   Welcome back to this months edition of The Poppins Book Nook!  This month our theme was "What I want to be when I grow up"!!  Be sure to visit the other co-hosts at the bottom of this post!

    Conner is in love with airplanes right now!  He is now thinking instead of being a farmer, he wants to be a pilot.  Or, at least a farmer who owns a plane and flies a lot!!

We read the book Flight School!  It is an amazing book that teaches kids how planes fly.  If you stick around, I will be introducing a 40 week Airplane/Flight curriculum in late September.  This will be done 1-2 days a week.  So, if you are interested, make sure you subscribe and be ready to see it flying your way soon!!

     Our first stop was the Dayton Air Force Museum!!  This is a favorite of ours, and only about an hour away!



His favorite plane!!


Inside a cockpit!



They have 2 cockpits set up for kids to climb into.  This next one was his favorite!  It is from a fighter.






Here he is practicing landing a plane on an aircraft carrier.  Can you tell he has done it quite a few times?!  Got it the first try!


For our craft, we made a plane!


You need a clothes pin, 3 bigger craft sticks (1 is cut for the tail and fin), 1 popsicle stick, and a wine cork.  You don't need a wine cork, but make sure you put your propeller flat or it won't sit correctly.  We put ours on a cork so we could display it.


I used the glue gun and he applied the pieces.



Finished plane!!






On to the giveaway!!



When I Grow Up Bundle Giveaway! Every month the Poppins Book Nook group will be offering readers a chance to win a brand new storybook or product that ties in with our theme for the month. This month one lucky entrant will win a bundle of fun for the theme of When I Grow Up.  This bundle will include a copy of the storybookWhen I Grow Up by Mercer Mayer, one copy of Community Helpers Puzzles by Trend, and one copy ofCommunity Helpers & Careers Pocket Flash Cards by Trend.

Entrants must be 18 years or older and reside in a country that receives U.S. Postal mail. This giveaway is brought to you by the company Enchanted Homeschooling Mom who is owner and founder of the Poppins Book Nook. By entering this giveaway you are also acknowledging that you have read and agree to all of the Rafflecopter terms & conditions as well as Enchanted Homeschooling Mom's disclosures found here {http://enchantedhomeschoolingmom.org/disclosures/}.  Just enter the Rafflecopter below to win:


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Now let's check out what the other bloggers did!!