Not only do your children get to explore and learn about Switzerland through an exciting living book “Cuckoo Clock Secrets in Switzerland” that takes you on a tour of the country; but they join in as Discovery Agents whose job it is to dig up facts, solve mission clues and take part in an intriguing adventure!
CASE OF ADVENTURE country studies for children – ages 6 to 13.
Simply read the book! Travel with Serenity, Rome, Jake, Libby and Tiffany as they discover an ancient coin and a mystery connected with a cuckoo clock which takes them to the beautiful land of Switzerland. In their quest to solve the puzzle they unearth some fascinating history and recover a lost fortune!
Charlotte Mason homeschoolers, use this living book as a springboard for your students to delve into a study of Switzerland – of its unique history, its cuisine, its animals and its countryside. Complete the mission clues at the end of each chapter and experience this wonderful country with your family as you read.
Cuckoo Clock Secrets in Switzerland, is book 1 in the CASE OF ADVENTURE Travel Series and has a Christian Worldview.
Book 2, A Clash of Swords in Scotland, will be released in 2017.
To enhance your experience, add the DESTINATION SWITZERLAND Activity Pack!. The Activity Pack contains 60 pages of printables, activities and a teacher’s guide with lesson plans to go with each the 12 chapters of the book. Your children will be able to mark your position on the Switzerland map using our Swiss map markers as you travel through Switzerland together, collect visa and passport stamps in their passports, get their Swiss Rail passes and bus tickets punched, use their Swiss Francs to pay for food and museum visits, learn songs about Switzerland and help you cook up some Swiss cuisine. They will become Discovery Agents, pin on their badges, study the briefing pack and solve their mission clues! They will also watch the videos on this website that go along with each chapter of the book!
Intended for ages 6-12 years but can be enjoyed by all ages.
For students age 8 and up who love lapbooking, deepen your study of Switzerland with the Switzerland lapbook! With 20 mini books, this beautiful full-color lapbook covers everything from traditional Swiss food, cheese and chocolate to Heidi, William Tell, Einstein, the Matterhorn disaster, the climate and major Swiss cities. You will learn about the Swiss flag, the four languages spoken in Switzerland as well as Swiss traditional dress and musical instruments. One of the most exciting mini books covers Switzerland in World War II and helps your student learn about secret cannons and hidden bunkers. The mini books use beautiful photos to give you a true picture of the country. Your child will have the option to use the text provided or to write their own and to work through the lapbook at their own pace. Suggestions are given as to which mini books to complete with each chapter of the book. There is a tutorial on this website which illustrates how to create and build the lapbook.