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Should Freedom Matter to Homeschoolers?

Should Freedom Matter to Homeschoolers?

You better believe it should! Too often Americans take their freedoms for granted. Just look at families around the world whose country does not allow them to homeschool. They are fighting for their freedom to raise their children according to their beliefs & values. Although this article is not about the fight for freedom, I… Continue Reading

Fourth of July Crafts, Recipes & Fun

Fourth of July Crafts, Recipes & Fun

How will you be celebrating Fourth of July this year?  My kids loved making crafts & special recipes. So, I’ve included a list of July 4th activities your family might enjoy. My guess is you’re looking for some fun for the kids on July 4th, check out some of our favorite Fourth of July recipes… Continue Reading

Why Is It Called Good Friday?

Why Is It Called Good Friday?

I wrote this article a few years ago, but want to share it with you again.  Hope it is encouraging! The death of Christ on Good Friday and the resurrection of Christ on Easter morning go hand-in-hand.  You can’t have the resurrection without Jesus’ death.  The resurrection pre-supposes death. Looking unto Jesus, the author and… Continue Reading

Maundy Thursday – 9 Family Friendly Activities

Maundy Thursday – 9 Family Friendly Activities

This is a bit late, but I wanted to post it anyway. Maundy Thursday (or Holy Thursday) is today. When Steve was in seminary, I learned alot about Passion Week. I wasn’t taught much about Passion Week, growing up in the southern Bible belt.  Maundy Thursday is one of those items  I missed out on…. Continue Reading

Age-Level Ideas for Easter Activities with your Kids

Many families are starting to put Christ back into their Easter celebration. There are so many ideas for Easter activities for kids, that I decided to share my recommendations according to age levels.  Click on any title or image and you’ll find my review of that resource. If you have Preschool Kids, I recommend: Sense… Continue Reading

Palm Sunday Lesson for Kids

A few years ago I took a mission trip to El Salvador. We had Bible School for 3 days and I want to share some of the lessons we did, so you can use some of this Palm Sunday Lesson for Kids in your homeschool this week. If you’re looking for a Bible study for… Continue Reading

Easter Ideas for Kids

Over the next few days, I’ll be sharing Easter ideas for kids & resources that I wish were available when my kids were young. When I was a kid, we celebrated Easter on Sunday. When my kids were young, we celebrated Palm …..Sunday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday. When my kids were older, we celebrated… Continue Reading

St Patricks Day Activities for Kids & Recipes

St Patricks Day Activities for Kids & Recipes

Well, St. Patricks Day is in 1 week…next Tuesday!  How will you tie-in St Patricks Day activities for kids with your homeschool? Here are several St Patricks Day activities for kids and a few delicious recipes. Enjoy! St Patricks Day Activities for Kids  (Reading, Writing, Math, Notebooking, Printables) St Patricks Day Activities: Lucky Charms Graph… Continue Reading

St Patricks Day Activities: Lucky Charms Graph

St Patricks Day Activities: Lucky Charms Graph

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, so why not have some fun in your homeschool activities with one of our favorite St Patricks Day Activities?  This one is edible, just like the recent Oreo Phases of the Moon homeschool activity. Quick Question Before the Activity . . . Would you buy a book… Continue Reading

Presidents Day Activities for Kids

Presidents Day Activities for Kids

Today, we celebrate President’s Day. Some of you may have taken the day off. If that’s the case, you can enjoy one of these Presidents Day activities for kids later this week. Last year, Ashley was teaching first grade to at-risk kids. I volunteered at her school and plan a reading, writing & art activity. … Continue Reading