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50 Fall Activities for Kids

50 Fall Activities for Kids

With fall just around the corner, I’m ready to celebrate. I love fall and all the fun, family activities you can do with your kids.  Fall is one of those times I do more crafts. Do you enjoy fall crafts for kids, too? To get your creative juices going, here are 50 fall activities for… Continue Reading

What is Memorial Day {Activities for Kids}

What is Memorial Day {Activities for Kids}

I’ve included some links below to help your family discover & learn what is Memorial Day. You might also choose an event (like Iwo Jima, pic below) to research.  Learn what happened and how that event impacted our freedom.  See how that ties into our celebration of Memorial Day. Memorial Day History How To Mail… Continue Reading

Palm Sunday Crafts & Activities for Kids {Recap}

Palm Sunday Crafts & Activities for Kids {Recap}

Yesterday was Palm Sunday, but you may want to do some of these Palm Sunday crafts & activities for kids during Passion Week.  It’s a perfect way to keep Christ the focus of your Easter week celebration.  Let’s start with our Palm Sunday crafts . . . Click on any image to get the directions… 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

4th of July Snacks – Firecracker Favors {Monday Meals}

4th of July Snacks – Firecracker Favors {Monday Meals}

So, this isn’t exactly a meal, but it sure is a cute snack to have this July 4th.  Your family & friends will love these 4th of July snacks. Your kids will love making these snack-crafts I’ll let the pictures tell the story. I started with 1 1/2″ strip but changed to 2″. It looks… Continue Reading

Service Projects for Kids & Easy Crafts for Kids

Service Projects for Kids & Easy Crafts for Kids

Since the neighbor kids are on vacation from school, I planned some service projects for kids.  SHIP provides education, uniforms, tutors and more for these kids. We wanted them to give back. I decided on easy crafts for kids by painting kitchen towels for each of the ladies with a micro-business.  I searched pinterest for… Continue Reading

Fall Centerpieces with Candy Corn {30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities for Kids}

Fall Centerpieces with Candy Corn {30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities for Kids}

Gratitude Card 19: Send a card to an aunt or uncle Looking for a way to use up your leftover candy corn? Why not try one of our fall centerpieces? This is so easy and you’ll love having a colorful centerpiece for your table. Here’s the trick. Use a paper towel tube in the middle… Continue Reading

Pumpkin Activities for Kids {Weekend Links}

Pumpkin Activities for Kids {Weekend Links}

Fall is flying by and pumpkins are all around us.  So, let’s try a few pumpkin activities for kids . . .   Question: Do you know any other pumpkin activities that homeschoolers might use? You can leave a comment by clicking here. As a bonus, we have FREE Fall Printables (including the 2 mentioned… Continue Reading

Learning to Be Content with We Choose Virtues {SHIP VBS Day 2}

Learning to Be Content with We Choose Virtues {SHIP VBS Day 2}

Yesterday, I forgot to say we are working in El Salvador with SHIP (Shelter the Homeless International Project). This is the 6th team I’ve had the privilege of working with as we minister to others less fortunate. It is awesome to see God working. On Monday, one of the boys trusted Christ as his Savior…. Continue Reading

Flag Day Activities for Kids {Weekend Links}

Flag Day Activities for Kids {Weekend Links}

Flag Day is next Saturday, June 14th. It’s very easy for me to remember because it’s my dad’s birthday.  (Happy Early Birthday Dad!) Flag Day isn’t a holiday that many of us remember, so I’m sharing some Flag Day activities for kids that you can use with your own family & homeschool. Click on any… Continue Reading