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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

Presidents Day Activities for Kids {Weekend Links}

Presidents Day Activities for Kids {Weekend Links}

Whether you celebrate Presidents Day or not, you can use these Presidents Day activities for kids as you study American history. This year, Presidents Day is February 17, so you have all week to choose the best Presidents Day activities for kids … Enjoy! FREE Presidents Day Unit Study Since we started with President’s Breakfast,… Continue Reading

Merry Christmas in Times of Grief

As we gather to celebrate the birth of our Savior, my family has mixed emotions. We cling to God because He is the only one seeing us through the difficulties of our lives. Death has surrounded us.  In November, our 24 year old niece died in a horse riding accident. She was riding her horse… Continue Reading