50 States: The Letter C

California: This is another state that had many books written about it. I really liked Our California, Pop's Bridge, Oranges on Golden Mountain, and Harvesting Hope. We also read a few books about the history of the state and colored the flag. I had a hard time deciding what to cook for dinner, and this ended up being the week that everyone got sick with a stomach virus so our dinner plans got all jumbled up. I finally ended up making a pasta dish that had asparagus and artichoke hearts in it, a big green salad with avocado and other veggies, and some oranges.

Colorado: We read C is for Centennial (I wish the library had more in this series) and a book called Dreamplace about Mesa Verde. We also read a bit more about the Anasazi and other cliff dwellers (S-Boogie thought they were really cool) and a book about Rocky Mountain National Park. After coloring the flag we had some yummy beef and pinto bean chili for dinner with warm corn tortillas.

Connecticut: This is another state that was hard to find books for. The only picture book I could come up with was The Taxing Case of the Cows. We also colored the flag and ate pot roast for dinner with custard for dessert.


brinestone said…
What, no rocky mountain oysters for Colorado? Or Coors? ;)

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