After Thanksgiving, it just gets harder and harder to do homeschool lessons through the end of the year, doesn't it? This year, I'm trying something new! Let me show you how to replace your regular elementary curriculum with holiday-themed curriculum this December. I'm going to use … [Read more...] about How to Replace Your Regular Elementary Curriculum With Holiday-Themed Curriculum in December
I'm blessed to have joined a group of amazing bloggers for the series "The ABCs of Homeschooling Through the Holidays" over at Upside Down Homeschooling. . I have written a post about using the book Jotham's Journey for some wonderful family time during December. Head over there to … [Read more...] about J is for Jotham’s Journey
I have a Bible Study review and giveaway today that is perfect for Christmas! It's from Grapevine Studies and is about the Birth of Jesus in 7 lessons. Let me start out by saying that my kids loved this study! Grapevine Studies are unique because they use stick-figure drawing to help reinforce … [Read more...] about Review of Grapevine Studies “Birth of Jesus” Bible Study
Several weeks ago someone told me that their family would no longer be celebrating Christmas. Because of that simple statement, my whole advent season this year has been different. I have had so many times where I've said to myself, "If we weren't celebrating Christmas, we wouldn't (or couldn't) … [Read more...] about What if there were no Christmas?
Each year on the Friday after Thanksgiving, we get out our "Jesse Tree" and begin our focus for the Advent season. What is a Jesse Tree? Basically, a Jesse Tree is a way to teach how Jesus is the branch from the stump of Jesse (King David's father). Isaiah 11:1 says "Then a shoot will spring … [Read more...] about Jesse Tree Ideas
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