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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

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

Character Development for Kids {5 Days of How to Homeschool}

Character Development for Kids {5 Days of How to Homeschool}

I planned to go on to Teaching Tip #2, but wanted to share a story about character development for kids. When I think back on the times my kids were here at home, there are a few character flaws that come to mind: Arguing Disobedience Honesty Complaining …. which all stem from Selfishness! If I… Continue Reading

Weekend Links – Summer Fun

Weekend Links – Summer Fun

I found these links after visiting several homeschool blogs in the Top 10 Tuesdays series.  Each one has something fun you could do this summer. Bug Unit with Eric Carle Books – Grouchy Ladybug Biography Reading Journal Teaching Kids About Giving & Serving Ribbon Play 5 Days of Husbandless Homemaking {what’s for dinner} Math Story… Continue Reading

Fun Physics for Kids {Weekend Links}

Fun Physics for Kids {Weekend Links}

Awhile back, I asked for topics you’d like us to cover this year.  One of those was fun physics for kids … making physics fun for your kids.  So, that’s what I’m sharing today.  Check back regularly for other topics you requested! Click on any image to get more details.   NOTE:. .Question: What fun… Continue Reading

Easter Traditions: Resurrection Eggs

Easter Traditions: Resurrection Eggs

When my kids turned 5, they each made their own set of Resurrection Eggs.  That was over 15 years ago and we still have all 3 sets of Resurrection Eggs to tell the Easter story. They all loved listening to the Easter story as we opened each egg.  As they grew up, they could use… Continue Reading

Family Christmas Eve Service Ideas – Kids Included

Note: This is a longer than most posts (& no pics), but I hope you will read to the end. It’s been on my heart & would like your feedback. How does your church celebrate Christmas Eve? As I was sitting in our Christmas Eve service, I thought to myself, “I sure like having all… Continue Reading

Best Advent Calendar Ideas for Kids

Best Advent Calendar Ideas for Kids

I’m often asked which advent calendar is best. Well, it all depends on your family.  Below are some of my favorite advent calendar ideas for kids, with a variety of ages. Remember: you still have a little time to order & receive your advent calendar. Advent starts on the Sunday after Thanksgiving (November 30), so… Continue Reading

How Your Kids Can Become More Thankful {30 Days of Thanks}

How Your Kids Can Become More Thankful {30 Days of Thanks}

Gratitude Card Idea 20: Send a card to one of your children How do you become more thankful? How do your kids become more thankful?   I believe “thanksgiving” is something we must learn.  Why do I say that?  Yesterday we looked at the beginning of Philippians about thankfulness.  Today, let’s look at the end… Continue Reading

How to Write Thank You Notes – for Kids {30 Days of Thanks}

How to Write Thank You Notes – for Kids {30 Days of Thanks}

Day 13 Gratitude Card Idea: Help your kids write a thank you note today. How do you teach your children to write thank you cards? Thanksgiving Activities for Kids If you’ve never taught them how to write thank you notes, today is the perfect time to start. By practicing right now, they will be experts… Continue Reading