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Teaching Government & Elections to Kids {Weekend Links}

Teaching Government & Elections to Kids {Weekend Links}

With elections this Tuesday, I’d like to share some fun activities for kids on teaching government & elections. Click on any image to learn more. Free Presidents’ Day Notebooking Pages FREE Printables to go along with books about teaching elections Even when my kids were older, we read simple picture books to learn concepts.  I… 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 . . . Pumpkin Printables – Activities for Kids As a bonus, we have FREE Fall Printables (including the 2 mentioned in pumpkin activities above) that go along with the Fall Activities for Kids {Unit Study}… Continue Reading

Best Essential Oil Uses {Weekend Links}

Best Essential Oil Uses {Weekend Links}

A hot topic on our facebook party Thursday night was essential oils.  I just started using them 2 years ago & love them.  Wish I had found them when my kids were younger. I could have saved a lot of time & money when my kids got sick. I love them so much, I bought… Continue Reading

Summer Science Experiments for Kids

Summer Science Experiments for Kids

Science experiments for kids can be a real hassle during the school year. Yeah, they’re fun, but they’re also a big mess. What better reason to do summer science experiments with your kids.  Summer is usually slower and you can send your kids outside to do really messy science experiments for kids. Question: What summer… Continue Reading

Flag Day Activities for Kids {Weekend Links}

Flag Day Activities for Kids {Weekend Links}

Flag Day is on 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 image… Continue Reading

Memorial Day Activities for Kids {Weekend Links}

Memorial Day Activities for Kids {Weekend Links}

With Memorial Day around the corner…in another week – Monday, May 25th. I want to share some fun Memorial Day activities for kids that you can do this coming week, as you prepare for a very important holiday here in the USA. Click on any image to get more details. Memorial Day Writing Activities  … 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 want some awesome nature activities,… Continue Reading

Palm Sunday Activities for Kids {Weekend Links}

Palm Sunday Activities for Kids {Weekend Links}

With Palm Sunday this weekend, I thought you might like some easy Palm Sunday activities for kids … and on through Passion Week. I started my Easter Bible reading plan today and look forward to celebrating Palm Sunday this weekend.  Too often, we forget to teach our kids about Palm Sunday & Passion Week (the… Continue Reading

Easter Activities {Weekend Links}

Easter Activities {Weekend Links}

Since I’ve shared terrific resources for getting ready for Easter, I thought we’d offer a few links to other helpful Easter activities. We’ll start with a really fun one. . . walking on raw eggs! While my kids were growing up, we read specific Scripture during Passion Week. If you’d like our list of Easter… Continue Reading

April Fool’s Day Pranks {Weekend Links}

April Fool’s Day Pranks {Weekend Links}

Before I share some fun April Fool’s Day pranks & ideas, you must read this article right now.  Don’t pass Go.  Read it now! 18 Reasons Why Doctors and Lawyers Homeschool Their Children This is one of the best articles I’ve read in awhile about reasons to homeschool. Be sure to read her addendum that… Continue Reading