The Mountain Guide


We’ve got a new guide here at The Peaceful Press and we are excited to share it with you. In the midst of the cold days of winter, we are studying the beautiful mountain ranges of the world, and combining this study with engaging books, fun activities for developing motor skills, and yummy bread recipes from around the world.

We found some amazing books that celebrate mountain cultures and geography from around the world to include in this study. Some of them include information about other faiths and festivals, which opens up a sweet opportunity to share our own beliefs with our children. You can click to see more information about the books and shop them on Amazon, or look for them at your local library.

Let’s Explore Mountains: Lonely Planet Kids by Christina Webb

The Rocky Mountains by Marion Dane Bauer

Two Bear Cubs by Robert D. San Souci

Nuptse and Lhotse Go to the Rockies by Jocey Asnong

Nature Anatomy by Julia Rothman

Mountains of the World by Dieter Braun

Owls by Gail Gibbons

A Day on the Mountains by Kevin Kurtz

Where is Machu Pichu by Megan Stine

A is for Alpacas by Sue Carolane

Up and Down the Andes by Laurie Krebs

Waiting for the Biblioburro by Monica Brown

Explore My World: Snow Leopards by Jill Esbaum

Chandra’s Magic Light by Theresa Hein

Namaste by Diana Cohn

I See the Sun in Nepal by Dedie KIng

We include bread recipes from each of the mountain regions, and a few engaging crafts to help your children remember what they have learned.

Mountain Garland

Gurung Bread

Mountain Height Comparison

Mountain Map Work

Fizzing Volcano Diorama

Even my 10 year old son was engaged with the books in this study, and we think your budding readers will love the word blending activities and extra phonics practice.

The winter months can seem to drag on, but adding in interest led studies can help your children renew their love for learning, and keep developing the skills they need to excel in school and life while making meaningful connections with the most important people in their world.

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