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The Patchwork Quilt

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Order Number: 126.0022
Theme:Coming in all sizes, shapes and colors, families are as varied as patchwork quilts with their own special brand of love.

Using scraps cut from the family’s old clothing, a young girl learns the secret ingredient in her Grandma’s special quilt of memories.
This episode leads LeVar to the Boston Children’s Museum, where he discovers kids learning to make their own brightly-colored patchwork quilts. Then he explores how three generations of an Italian American family work together in their food store making some of the foods that are store specialties.

Author: Valerie Flournoy
Publisher: Dial
Field Trip Segments
Quilting Kids - Kids at the Boston Children's Museum help to make a quilt from supplies found at the Recycle Store.
What Makes a Family? - The song, Family, is sung along with a montage of pictures of families.
Meet the Balducci's - LeVar visits the Balducci Family Food Store and learns about a family of three generations in business together.
Review Books:The Two of Them by Aliki; Angel Child, Dragon Child by Michele Maria Surat; Being Adopted by Maxine B. Rosenberg.

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Use this episode to further enhance your math and science curriculum.
Math Concepts: patterning, geometric shapes, spatial relationships, fractions.
Science Concepts: observation, senses, textures, absorption (hydrophilic vs. hydrophobic).
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Click here for  Theme Lesson Plan -- "Families"

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Ideal for Grades: K - 4
Duration: 30 minutes
Closed Captioned
Series #126

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