Moses and the 10 Commandments Booklet and Activity

10 commandments activity

Whether you are a Christian or not, you undoubtedly know the story of Moses and the 10 Commandments. Right? Everyone knows about the 10 Commandments. There was even a big time movie starring Charlton Heston. Called, you know, the 10 Commandments. Except our kids don’t know about the movie or Moses or even the 10 Commandments […]

Learning to Count Money – Preschool Sorting Activity

This is a simple activity to teach preschoolers the beginning skills to count money.

“One-two-three-four,” Allie counted as she pulled her “quarters” out of her piggy bank. All the coins were quarters. When she got to the teens, she counted “sixteen, eighteen, sixteen, eighteen, sixteen, eighteen.” As adorable as it was to watch and listen to her counting her moneys, I decided to step in and help her to […]

A Prayer for the Homeschooling Mom

A Prayer for the Homeschooling Mom

I struggle with homeschooling every day. I used to struggle with a child who didn’t want to learn. She’s past that phase, willing to learn and participate, but I struggle now with my own discipline. Finding the discipline to sit down and prepare her work, battling with a strong willed child who has special learning needs, […]

Apple Taste Test Activity: An Elementary Math & Science Lesson

Apple Taste Test Activity - Elementary Math & Science Lesson

There is one variety of apple that I always know I love. It’s called the Honeycrisp. All the other varieties of apples, though? I’m a little fuzzy as to which I like and which I don’t and which I should get for what purpose. I hate a soft, dry apple. My mom bought apples like […]

Our Second Grade Homeschool Curriculum Review

How to homeschool second grade

Grace turned 7 in June, and we are just about to finish second grade. We continue to participate in a cyber school (here’s why we chose that route). I wanted to quit the cyber school (and its curriculum) partway through last year, but I thought Grace and I should make the decision together. Quitting meant she would have […]

What We’re Reading

Books to read

I haven’t shared what we’re reading for a while, so I thought it might be helpful to share. Here’s what we’re reading for homeschool, for pleasure, and for professional enrichment: Grace (age 7): The Never Girls Collection #1 – We got the first book in this series in our #LoveBooks summer book exchange, and we […]

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