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Fire Safety for Kids {Weekend Links}

Fire Safety for Kids {Weekend Links}

Fire Safety Week starts today, so I’ve included some extra fun ideas to teach fire safety for kids. My grandkids loved making & eating these cute fire trucks.  I even decided to make one myself. You can get all the directions at Fire Safety Week Activities for Kids or click on any image below to… Continue Reading

Fun Fall Activities {Weekend Links}

Fun Fall Activities {Weekend Links}

Next week is the first day of fall, so why not try some fun fall activities this week? Last week I shared apple activities with Johnny Appleseed‘s birthday this Thursday, September 26. If you missed them, you can find them here. Click on any image to get more details. Question: What are your favorite fall… Continue Reading

Bean Plant Experiment for Kids

Bean Plant Experiment for Kids

With spring in the air and gardening a great homeschool activity, I thought a fun experiment was appropriate. Why not have fun in your homeschool & encourage a love of learning with the Bean Plant Experiment for Kids? This is one of the easiest plant science projects you’ll ever do – the bean plant experiment… 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. We did the Lucky Charm graph set for Math on St. Patrick’s Day…. Continue Reading

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

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