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Super Bowl Dip-Monday Meals

Super Bowl Dip-Monday Meals

Several years ago, when the Patriots played Giants, I made this 7 layer dip. I used a cake decorating tip with sour cream to decorate. The x’s & o’s are black olives. Pretzel sticks for the goal posts.  For this year, all you need to change are the team names:  Chiefs at one end and… Continue Reading

3 Branches of Government for Kids Learning

3 Branches of Government for Kids Learning

Elections are right around the corner, so this is the perfect time to teach the 3 branches of government for kids.  For each of our three branches of government, I’ve included books & activities you can do with your kids. Head over to your library’s website or amazon to find each of these books. Be sure… 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

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

Moon Videos for Kids & Other Moon Kids Activities

Moon Videos for Kids & Other Moon Kids Activities

I still remember lying on our living room couch on a Sunday night after we returned from church. Our family was watching TV, waiting for the first man to walk on the moon. We didn’t have moon videos for kids to watch back then. We had to watch it live on TV. Earlier in the… 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

Reformation Day  {Activities for Kids}

Reformation Day {Activities for Kids}

Reformation Day is at the end of October, so why not have a Reformation Party? Our family hosted a Night of Reformation (or Day of Reformation) several years when our kids were younger. As they grew older, they helped plan our Reformation parties. Our kids still have fond memories of those parties. Before I go… Continue Reading

Fun Fall Activities for Preschoolers, Homeschoolers & Families

Fun Fall Activities for Preschoolers, Homeschoolers & Families

I recently hosted a Mom’s Monday Lunch Bunch on fun fall activities for preschoolers & families. Watch it here: I made part 2 afterwards because I found my favorite nature journaling book. Take a look:  I told you that I’d list the resources I mentioned, so here they are. Just click the image below…. Continue Reading

National Jelly Bean Day is April 22 {Homeschool FUN}

National Jelly Bean Day is April 22 {Homeschool FUN}

A few years ago, my mom, my sister & I went to Ashley’s school.  She was teaching at-risk kids in first grade. My mom read a book about Easter. My sister took photos. I did some jelly bean activities with the kids. Next Tuesday is national jelly bean day, so you have some time to… Continue Reading

Super Bowl Activities for Kids

Super Bowl Activities for Kids

It’s right around the corner, so why not have some fun in your homeschool with our Super Bowl activities for kids this year. You might even try a Super Bowl mini-unit before the big game. Your kids will love it! We will email our Super Bowl Mini Unit after you enter your name & email… Continue Reading