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Flag Day Activities for Kids {Weekend Links}

Flag Day Activities for Kids {Weekend Links}

Flag Day is next Saturday, 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… Continue Reading

Peeps Centerpiece – Easy Easter Centerpieces

Peeps Centerpiece – Easy Easter Centerpieces

Have you been searching online for easy Easter centerpieces? This is so easy, even your kids can make it. It’s also a great idea for those of you who don’t want to eat all that sugar…use it in a Peeps Centerpiece. Your small vase should not be taller than your big vase. I used vases… Continue Reading

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

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

10 Fun Valentines Day Ideas for Young & Older Kids

10 Fun Valentines Day Ideas for Young & Older Kids

A few days ago I posted some fun Valentines Day ideas for kids. I want to continue that post with a few more ideas you can use this year. 1.  Fill their shoes with a sweet treat.  When it’s time to put on shoes, they’ll be thrilled to find Hershey’s Kisses with an “I love… Continue Reading

Fun Valentines Day Ideas for Kids

Fun Valentines Day Ideas for Kids

With Valentines Day around the corner, I thought you might like some cheap & fun valentines day ideas for kids. 1. Make your own Valentines with construction paper, lace, ribbons, sequins, glitter or anything else you have at home.  Just like you did in grade school. 2.  Cut heart shape from a sponge & sprinkle… Continue Reading

Scarecrow Crafts & Other Activities for Kids {Weekend Links}

Scarecrow Crafts & Other Activities for Kids {Weekend Links}

In our area, we have a Scarecrow Festival every October. It is so much fun for the entire family, so I want to share some ways you could enjoy scarecrows in your homeschool –  scarecrow crafts & other activities for kids . . . Click on any link below to get more info to use… Continue Reading

Mothers Day Crafts for Kids

Mothers Day Crafts for Kids

If you’re stuck at home, why not try some fun Mothers Day crafts this year. Moms love crafts that kids make themselves and here are simple crafts just for you. Click on any image to get more info. Mom Moments – 365 Day Perpetual Calendar Question: What are your plans for Mothers’ Day? You can… Continue Reading

Christmas Around the World – Mexico Eyes of God

Christmas Around the World – Mexico Eyes of God

Mexico is a fun country to study as you discover Christmas around the world.  Mexican Christmas traditions include Ojos di Dios, or Eyes of God. The Hichol (wee-chole) people of Mexico live in the mountains.  They speak an ancient language & have followed many of the same customs that were followed by their great, great… Continue Reading

Thanksgiving Weekend Links For Your Homeschool {30 Days of Thanks}

Thanksgiving Weekend Links For Your Homeschool {30 Days of Thanks}

Day 17 Gratitude Card Idea: Spouse – When’s the last time you wrote your spouse a gratitude card telling him or her how important they are in your life?  Thank him for making it possible for you to homeschool. ————— A few ideas to use in your homeschool at Thanksgiving time. Here are our Thanksgiving… Continue Reading