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Fun & Educational In Gate City, Virginia: Creation Kingdom Zoo

Last weekend my family had the opportunity to visit the Creation Kingdom Zoo in Gate City, Virginia, near the Tri-Cities in Tennessee.  The grandparents came along and walked a little, then enjoyed the shade and a drink while my daughter, husband and I enjoyed the rest of the small zoo. …

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Fun & Educational In Greenville, South Carolina: Children’s Museum of the Upstate

Worth The Trip! Recently we had the opportunity to visit the Children’s Museum of the Upstate in downtown Greenville, South Carolina.  The museum has an impressive collection of hands-on activities which should keep children of all ages engaged! There is a nice variety of exhibits in the fields of science, …

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Fun & Educational Near Gatlinburg, Tennessee: Cades Cove Tour

The Cades Cove Tour is a wonderful way to enjoy both frontier history and nature in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. …

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One Big Turkey ~ Children’s Book Review

Tommy Nelson is getting a head start on the Fall Season by offering two adorable seasonal board books for little ones!  Don’t …

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Night Night Farm ~ Children’s Book Review

Is Fall really just around the corner?  I hope so!  It’s been in the 90’s here in Alabama recently, and I’m ready …

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Introduction to Zoology for Early Elementary Students ~ Week 5: Whales and Dolphins

This post is part of the Introduction to Zoology series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and …

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The Color Code Bible For Kids ~ Book Review

A New Way To Study When I first opened the new Bible in the Tommy Nelson August Resources package, I was intrigued …

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5-Minute Nighttime Bible Stories ~ Book Review

Got 5 minutes?  My energy level drops significantly in the evening, and its difficult to get motivated to read out loud – …

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U.S. Coins Review ~ A Free Math Printable

The new school year has begun – at least here in Madison County, Alabama, and in our homeschool! I created these U.S. …

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Introduction to Zoology for Early Elementary Students ~ Week 4: Seals & Penguins

This post is part of the Introduction to Zoology series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and …

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Introduction to Zoology for Early Elementary Students ~ Week 3: Fish & Mollusks

This post is part of the Introduction to Zoology series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and …

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Introduction to Zoology for Early Elementary Students ~ Week 2: Animal Habitats

This post is part of the Introduction to Zoology series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and …

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Introduction to Zoology for Early Elementary Students ~ Week 1: Classification of Animals

This post is part of the Introduction to Zoology series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and …

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Explore the Ocean With Little Passports, Plus Enter to Win a LEGOLAND Vacation (Ends 7/31)

Discover the Ocean If your children are fascinated by the ocean this summer, Little Passports’ blog has a free educational summer series …

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Introduction to Zoology ~ Assembling the Student Science Notebooks

This post describes how to assemble the Student Science Notebooks for the Introduction to Zoology lesson plans. For an introduction to this series please read the …

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Introduction to Zoology for Early Elementary Students ~ 12 Lesson Plans and Printables

Introduction I hope you are having a wonderful summer!  I’m excited to share what my homeschool coop class learned last semester about animals.  I’ll …