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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

Is the Holiday Season Difficult for You?

Is the Holiday Season Difficult for You?

I grew up with happy Christmases. My kids grew up with happy Christmases. Many friends have happy Christmases. But recently, some holidays are not happy. Trials and suffering challenge my “happy Christmas”. What about you? For many, Advent and Christmas are difficult.  Some of us struggle through trials. We try hard to keep Christ the… Continue Reading

Can You Have a Stress Free Christmas: Surviving Christmas

Can You Have a Stress Free Christmas: Surviving Christmas

You are probably saying to yourself that I have lost my mind if I think I can have a Stress Free Christmas. Well, my mind is still here and we’ve had several Stress Free Christmases in the past few years. I thought I would share some of the lessons I have learned to help in… Continue Reading

Thanksgiving Gives Perspective {30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities for Kids – Day 28}

    Yesterday I began a series about Thanksgiving, Advent & Christmas, showing how they should be connected. The Thanksgiving holiday sets up Advent & Christmas. One way we can refocus our family’s Christmas season is to focus on being thankful. Let’s face it, Christmas brings stress.  I still remember crying on Christmas Day because… Continue Reading

Encourage Thankfulness In Advent {30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities for Kids – Day 27}

With a few days before December starts, I’m posting several ideas on using THANKS to prepare for Advent…Let me know how you prepare for Advent. This is the first of 4 posts about Thanksgiving, Advent & Christmas. Advent begins in a week. What are you doing to prepare for Christmas through this coming Advent Season?… Continue Reading

Homemade Butter Recipe {30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities for Kids – Day 25

Yep, it’s after Thanksgiving but you can use this homemade butter recipe during the Christmas holidays too. Butter-making has been going on since the Pilgrims landed in America. Why not continue that tradition with your children today? This will give them a glimpse of life during the First Thanksgiving. For the recipe, click below:  … Continue Reading

Thankful Turkey Hand Art {30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities for Kids – Day 24}

While you’re with the family this weekend, let the kids make these fun thankful turkey hand art pieces.   I love today’s Thanksgiving activity for kids. It is making Turkey Hand Art. These are super cute decorations for your house or Thanksgiving table. They are so easy to have the kids make and then you… Continue Reading

Turkey Silverware Napkin Ring {30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities for Kids – Day 21}

Today I have more DIY Thanksgiving crafts for your kids. This is an easy and really cute way to decorate your Thanksgiving table.  It only takes a toilet paper roll, pipe cleaners, googly eyes and a little construction paper. Click the link below to access the directions: Previous 30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities for Kids:… Continue Reading

Thanksgiving Photo Booth Props {30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities for Kids – Day 20}

Have you seen these fun Thanksgiving photo booth props … for free? Do your kids love to dress up or act things out? Use these photo booth props to create super cute photos… Or let your younger kids use their imaginations and see what stories they come up. If your kids are a little older,… Continue Reading

Ways to Give Thanks At the Table {30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities for Kids – Day 19}

Creative ways to give thanks at the table this Thanksgiving. When I grew up, we took turns sharing what we were thankful for . . . before we at the meal sitting in front of us.  Oh man, it was sometimes hard to concentrate when you were young & hungry. Here are 3 ways your… Continue Reading