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Easter Story for Kids

Easter Story for Kids

*** NOTE: Passion Week Bible Reading Schedule is at end of this post The best Easter story for kids is from the Bible.  That’s why I use our Passion Week Bible Reading with our family (see bottom of this post).  However, I’d like to recommend a book to read aloud as a family. I am… Continue Reading

What is Passover {Books to Read the Passover Story}

What is Passover {Books to Read the Passover Story}

Earlier this week I was picking up some books to read. Good ol’ fiction novels.  While I was there, I decided to run upstairs to see what books they may have for kids that answers the question, “What is Passover?” Let me share my favorites and ideas to celebrate Passover this year. My First Passover… Continue Reading

5 Best Books of 2013

5 Best Books of 2013

Every year, I share my favorite books of the past year. I’m running a little late this year, but here are my best books of 2013 . . . and a giveaway for one of them at the end of this post. Click on any title or image to read more or grab your own… Continue Reading

Best Christmas Books for Kids

Best Christmas Books for Kids

We love books at our home.  Just ask my kids! So, what are our favorite books during Advent & Christmas. Of course, the Bible is read each morning to help prepare our hearts for the celebration on Christmas. We read the Old Testament to remember man’s fall & our sin nature. We also read prophecies… Continue Reading

1/2 Price Homeschool Sale – How to Homeschool Books

1/2 Price Homeschool Sale – How to Homeschool Books

Are you still waiting to grab your copy of the Raising Leaders, Not Followers? Or, Approaches to Christian Homeschooling? Now’s the time to grab a copy because we’re hosting our … Wondering which ebook will best help your family? I started thinking about it & thought it would be helpful to list who can use… Continue Reading

Historical Fiction for Kids – 10 Books Set in Bible Times

Historical Fiction for Kids – 10 Books Set in Bible Times

I recently finished Journey for Tobiyah, set during Israel’s captivity and immediately read another historical fiction for kids set during the Exodus. When the 10 in 10 series had a post about book lists, I knew I would share 10 of my favorites –  historical fiction for kids … set in Bible times.  So, here’s… Continue Reading

Online Book Club Starts Next Week

Online Book Club Starts Next Week

We had such a overwhelmingly positive response to an online book club, that we will start next week.  We will read Jon Acuff’s book, Start: Punch Fear in the Face, Escape Average and Do Work that Matters Each week, I’ll post a few questions for us to discuss here on the blog. I will also… Continue Reading

Election for Kids {Weekend Links}

Election for Kids {Weekend Links}

With the Presidential election right around the corner, I thought I would share some sites about the election for kids . . .Enjoy! Click on any image to get more info. Election for Kids – Lapbook Ideas & Helps Get The Battle Box Battle here The Battle Box Battle – Literature Study Food Timeline FAQs:… Continue Reading

Poetry as Read Aloud

Poetry as Read Aloud

When I made my list of favorite read aloud books, I couldn’t believe I forgot our poetry books.  My goodness, we started each day with poetry – right before we dove into reading a classic book.   Each of my kids chose a poem they wanted to read to our family.  They took turns reading… Continue Reading

Read Aloud Each Day

Read Aloud Each Day

Since we posted our Top 10 Read Aloud Books yesterday, I wanted to share more about when we read aloud. As some of you know, we read aloud after lunch when we first started homeschooling.  In fact, my kids were recently laughing about because I would fall asleep reading.  I’d task one of my kids… Continue Reading