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9 Fall Activities for Kids with 9 Fall Books

9 Fall Activities for Kids with 9 Fall Books

Get 9 fun fall activities for kids – at least 1 for each of our fall books. . . I had so much fun looking for fall books you can read with your kids. Some of these are ones we read together as a family when my kids were young. And to make this post… Continue Reading

Reformation Day  {Activities for Kids}

Reformation Day {Activities for Kids}

Reformation Day is at the end of this month, so why not have a Reformation Party. We hosted a Night of Reformation (or Day of Reformation) several years when our kids were younger. Before I go any further, you might be wondering what is Reformation Day … Reformation Day is the day that Martin Luther… Continue Reading

Shifting to Independent Learning:  Teaching Tip #3 {5 Days of How to Homeschool}

Shifting to Independent Learning: Teaching Tip #3 {5 Days of How to Homeschool}

Today we have our third installation of “5 Days of How to Homeschool My Child” – you can begin using today’s teaching technique immediately. Discover Learning Strategies As Your Homeschooled Child Shifts to Independent Learning As mentioned in earlier articles, it is imperative for you to develop strong character qualities and a love of learning…. Continue Reading

14 Books About Apples – Apple Crafts or Activities for Kids

14 Books About Apples – Apple Crafts or Activities for Kids

I love reading books with kids and doing a corresponding craft or activity.  So, I was inspired to share some fun books about apples that you can read with your kids. For each apple book, I’ve included corresponding apple craftsn or apple activities for kids. Whether you’re looking for apple activities for kids or preschoolers,… Continue Reading

The First Thanksgiving Books for Kids {30 Days of Thanks}

The First Thanksgiving Books for Kids {30 Days of Thanks}

Read some books to give your children a proper perspective about the first Thanksgiving. A few years ago I shared the following with some of my friends. Each year I look for a new book about the Pilgrims & Mayflower to read aloud. Last year we read Landing of the Pilgrims, a Landmark book. When… Continue Reading

Patriotic Books with Flag Day & 4th of July Activities for Kids

Patriotic Books with Flag Day & 4th of July Activities for Kids

I don’t know about you, but we were always reading in the summer.  Even though we took a break from formal homeschooling, we still learned.  Why not learn more about Flag Day, 4th of July (Independence Day) by reading patriotic books the next few weeks? Even if you don’t have time to read these books… Continue Reading

Gardening with Kids {Weekend Links}

Gardening with Kids {Weekend Links}

With spring upon us, I thought gardening with kids would be a great topic.  If you have some other links to gardening activities for kids … please post it as a comment. Click on any image to get more info. Growing Worms – Kids will love this! . . If you would like our Spring… Continue Reading

Bunnies, Rabbits & Ducks – Short Bedtime Stories for Kids

Bunnies, Rabbits & Ducks – Short Bedtime Stories for Kids

Last week I shared some Easter books I saw in Barnes & Noble last week. On that same trip, I found lots of bunny & rabbit books that are classics – just perfect short bedtime stories for kids . . . Enjoy! The Velveteen Rabbit Margery Williams I still remember this book from my own… Continue Reading

Easter Books Telling the Easter Story for Kids

Easter Books Telling the Easter Story for Kids

A couple weeks ago, I was in Barnes & Noble catching up on kids books.  When I saw books telling the Easter story for kids … I decided to share some Easter books that you’re family will love & your kids will be able to read. If you want my list of books for older… Continue Reading

Easter Story for Kids

Easter Story for Kids

*** NOTE: Passion Week Bible Reading Schedule is at end of this post The best Easter story for kids is from the Bible.  That’s why I use our Passion Week Bible Reading with our family (see bottom of this post).  However, I’d like to recommend a book to read aloud as a family. I am… Continue Reading