St. Patricks Day resources: movies, printables, music, books and a gluten-free menu

¬† Movies about Ireland or St. Patrick. Travel with Kids is an enjoyable series available for streaming on Amazon prime video. ¬†Also, VeggieTales’ Sumo of the Opera includes a story about St. Patrick. VeggieTales: Sumo of the Opera

Free St. Patrick’s Day printables: lunch box jokes¬†, Four-leaf clover maze¬†, art prints¬†.

Music from Ireland to buy or stream free with prime.  Moya Brennan, John Doan, and Iona.

Books about St. Patrick or Ireland by Tomie dePaola, Gail Gibbons, Eve Bunting, Patricia Polacco, and Thomas Cahill.  

A St. Patrick’s Day gluten-free menu:

Scrambled eggs colored with liquid chlorophyll, or a little kale or spinach pureed.

Green smoothies with sandwiches. Try kale + pineapple + avocado + lime + water.

Irish Beef Stew
1 3lb. chuck roast
2T. ghee or coconut oil
1 onion, diced
9 carrots, peeled
6 potatoes, halved
1 T. parsley, dried
2 t. sea salt
2 t. rosemary
12 oz. gluten-free beer (optional)

1. Sear thawed chuck roast in 2 T. of ghee on both sides, with 1 T. of arrowroot added to the pan.
2. Place roast with any juices in slow cooker.
3. Put the rest of the ingredients on top of the roast, set it on high for about 7 hours.

Chocolate cupcakes  Simple Mills Chocolate Muffin & Cake Mix, 10.4 Ounce with vanilla frosting (available on Thrive Market ), colored green with liquid chlorophyll, or ColorKitchen Cupcake Coloring Set (PINK, YELLOW, and BLUE) РNatural, Vegan, Non-GMO Flavor the frosting with some organic mint extract. Frontier Mint Flavor Certified Organic, 2-Ounce Bottle

Hill Country Science Mill

#homeschoolday at @hillcountrysciencemill #homeschoolfieldtrip

We went to Hill Country Science Mill in Johnson City today. They have a homeschool day every month, from September thru May, its the second Wednesday of the month. The tickets are discounted to $6 per student, and parents are free.  Some of their favorite exhibits are the Fractalarium, Race Track, Create an Explosion, Wind Turbine Test Bed, and the Giant Lever. Science Mill

Learning about Mary Cassatt

Learning about #marycassatt today. #homeschoolart

I read from a few books about Mary Cassatt. We did a painting project based on one of her techniques-the monoprint.

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