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!
Minecraft as Ministry
Minecraft is a customizable multi-player game that appeals to ages five to fourteen, which can be played on mobile devices, consoles (such as XBox), and computers. When I turned eleven, I began creating Minecraft worlds for Camping Stick Kids, a ministry that shares the gospel with kids. When kids came to our booth at homeschool conventions because of Minecraft and ended up hearing the gospel, we quickly realized the potential of Minecraft as ministry.
My YouTube Tips
Hey, everyone! It’s Rachel . . . and welcome back to my article. So, starting a YouTube channel may sound super fun and like an interesting way to spend your free time by filming, editing, and uploading YouTube videos. But it also may sound difficult and a little intimidating; so I am going to give you my tips and tricks for creating a really awesome channel that is easy to manage and resembles you.