Pioneer Trek

Collection by Terri Weaver

Terri Weaver
13 Pioneer Skills you may need:  In honor of the Pioneers of the past, here are thirteen skills that were everyday to them that you may want to learn.  Most are skills that will be useful even now, while some may be more necessary in a grid down type situation.

13 Pioneer Skills You May Need

July 24th in Utah we celebrate Pioneer Day. Pioneer Day is a state holiday commemorating the arrival of the first band of Mormon Pioneers to the Salt Lake Valley on July 24th, 1847. So in...

Spinning Button Pioneer Toy - now that I see this, i remember playing for hours on end with one my mom made me as a little girl! :)

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Free how-to, DIY and recipes from the pioneer and settler handbooks of the 1800's.  Living the Blue Collar Way via Homestead Survival via Canning Granny

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Lessons Learned From Pioneer Stories- The Red Headed Hostess

Here are some amazing pioneer stories that offer hope and courage to those who might be facing difficult times. These people were amazing!

Housewife Eclectic: How to make a simple pioneer toy

How to make a simple pioneer toy - Housewife Eclectic

This is a simple pioneer toy made wth only 3 things. My mom often made it for us because, well, it is simple and it kept us quiet.

Trek Ideas

Remember, Reverence, Rescue

About a year ago, Kris and I were asked by our local church leaders to plan and prepare a handcart trek for the youth in our area. We...

Cheap cup and ball toy!

Counting Down to Christmas with Picture Books, Recipes, and Crafts - Day 1 (Cup and Ball Game)

Annette at Live, Learn, Love mentioned her family would be reading one Christmas themed children's book, each day in December, as a way to count down to Christmas. I thought that was a terrific idea, and decided to try something similar, but with a little twist. I've spent the last week searching through the library catalogue looking for Christmas themed books with recipes, or crafts included at the back, or somewhere in the story. I actually managed to come up with enough, if they all come…

kadydid designs: Neck Coolers: A Tutorial

Neck Coolers: A Tutorial

I am back! For real this time...and hopefully for good until it's time for maternity "leave". The past month has been a whirlwind of trave...

Martin Handcart Company Historical Facts Rescue LDS Pioneer Trek Pictures Mormon Trail Map

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Noah Peterson, 5, of Davenport, Iowa, plays with a home made toy during Heritage Days at the Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer Village near Long Grove, Iowa Sunday May 26,

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Papa’s handkerchief became a new toy,A cherished soft doll that brought lots of joy.This cute little doll loves to play or just sleep.She’ll brush away tears if ever you weep.So keep her close by—she’s easy to hold—And pretend you’re a pioneer child of old.

Pioneer Dolls

Happy Pioneer Day my friends! (A little late... 7/24). To celebrate with my Activity Day Girls we got together and I showed them how to make these simple Hankerchief Dolls. We talked about all that the Pioneers sacrificed as they left there homes to follow the prophet and find peace in a new land. I reminded the girls that the children were simply not able to bring there toys and favorite belongings with them most of the time. There just wasn't room. That is where the Hankerchief Doll comes…