Love and Learn Books – Hanging Decorations
This is the time of year when decorations adorn homes, and handmade creations are on the mind of every crafty person young and old. Our Love and Learn Books activity is from a book that includes many pages with beautiful prints of seasonal designs and colours, but you’ll find this quite easy to re-create on any square piece of paper.
Social Media Snapshot: Building Resilience
Enjoy this stream of social media encouragement to be persistent, develop a growth mindset, encourage others and yourself, and assorted ideas and opinions on how to bring out the resiliency that God has instilled in us all. All these shared posts from Instagram have a link to the post where you can experience the full post with images and perhaps discover some accounts to follow.
Love and Learn Books: Cardboard Box Monsters
Books are a pretty awesome learning tool for homeschoolers. Whether you’ve got a large collection of books in your home or you’re a regular at your local library, books are likely a big part of your homeschooling way of life. In this Love and Learn Books series of articles, we’ll share an array of engaging non-fiction books that you can get great ideas just for the articles, or you may discover a gem that will be just right for your home library.
50 Reasons to Be Thankful We Homeschool
To be a homeschooler means to be fearless and willing to take chances (even if we don’t feel that way all the time). We become the movers and shakers of the world because we know we are willing to think outside the box and educationally prepare our family for whatever environment God puts us in. We are thankful to be homeschoolers and to provide the education that’s right for our family.
Thinking Ahead to the Christmas Craft Season
It’s not too early to start thinking about how to supplement your winter holiday budget. As I write this, my kitchen counter is lined with custom hand-painted Christmas ornaments in various stages of completion.
Felting Feelies and the Habit of Attention
When I began teaching felting to seven- and eight-year-olds, I was curious to see if they could give steady, focused attention to the task. After all, felting requires much patience before any visible results are evident.
A Homeschool Prayer
This fragile-familied world might think us strange To tuck ourselves away in this over-busy age. But we sit here at Your table, Father, grade-by-grade.
Craft Ideas for Hands-On Learners
Grab the glitter and the glue, the paper and the pipe cleaners, the rulers and the markers—it’s National Craft Month!