As we are trying to get organized and prepared for the move to Kansas we've been going through boxes and cabinets trying to get rid of stuff we really don't need. Or in some cases forgot we owned in the first place!In one of our get rid of piles DR put an old suitcase of his. I'm not sure where the suitcase came from or even if he ever used it but I couldn't resist. Since we are getting ready to pack up and travel to Kansas, who knows when, I decided to use this suitcase as an opportunity to learn about Kansas with the boys.
We talked a bit about the homesteaders, sod houses, wagons, Sante Fe Trail, cowboys and the Chisolm Trail. We used a map of America to show where we are going and where we and our family live now.