300 Picture Books to Read Aloud in Preschool and Kindergarten

When my daughter was young, I would grab some picture books off the library shelves to bring home to read aloud to her.  Let’s just say that this method resulted in many duds.  I knew there were tons of great picture books available, so I decided to put in some…

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Curriculum Choices 2012-2013

For this school year my kids were in 5th grade, 3rd grade, and Junior Kindergarten.   5th Grader Bible – Precept Upon Precept – Ephesians and Story-focused Fruit of the Spirit study.  Watch The Visual Bible – Matthew, The Gospel of John, Acts, Nest Animated Stories From the New Testament, The Jesus Movie, Greatest Heroes & Legends of…

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Native American Unit Study

Ah, memories…  One of the reasons I enjoy blogging is because it gives me an online scrapbook of our memories.  In my first year of homeschooling I was working full-time+ from home and had limited time for schooling.  I sold my business in my second year of homeschooling and all…

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Teaching a Kid How to Read

Now that I’m teaching reading for the third time I think I’m getting the hang of it.  Way back in my early years in college I took a class on how to teach kids how to read.  I’m not sure why I took it since I had no interest in…

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Edible Easter fun

As part of my 4 year old daughter’s Easter unit study we made a couple yummy edible crafts.  Our first one was a Crown of Thorns made out of pretzels and chocolate. I melted some chocolate chips in a bowl.  My daughter put some pretzel sticks into the melted chocolate…

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