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One Small Donkey ~ Children’s Christmas Book Review

Are you ready for Christmas?  This year, I’m actually getting ready earlier than usual – I’ve already wrapped a few presents!  One of my favorite things about unpacking the Christmas storage boxes is rediscovering our Christmas books.  Tommy Nelson has sent a new release for our review – and our …

Good Good Father ~ Children’s Book Review and Free Printables

Good Good Father is a praise song that is performed regularly by our praise and worship team on Sundays – I enjoy it not only because the words point us to Him and His love for us, but it is also easy to sing along to!  My daughter loves to sing along …

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 forget to enter the giveaway for Night Night Farm – it ends on September 12, also. Disclosure: I was not compensated for this post, but was given a …

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 for some Autumn weather!  To help get us in the mood for the Fall season, Tommy Nelson has provided two seasonal board books for reviews and giveaways this …

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 links to more lesson plans, please see the Introductory Post. In this lesson you will teach your students about Whales and Dolphins. Disclosure: I was not compensated for …

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 – but I can usually manage 5 minutes.  Tommy Nelson has provided a solution for those of us with little ones! Disclosure: I was not compensated for this post, …

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 links to more lesson plans, please see the Introductory Post. In this lesson you will teach your students about Seals (which include Sea Lions and Walruses) and Penguins. …

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 links to more lesson plans, please see the Introductory Post. In this lesson you will teach your students about Fish and Mollusks. Disclosure: I was not compensated for …

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 links to more lesson plans, please see the Introductory Post. In this lesson you will teach your students about Animal Habitats. Disclosure: I was not compensated for this …

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 links to more lesson plans, please see the Introductory Post. In this lesson you will teach your students about Classifying Animals. Disclosure: I was not compensated for this post. …

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 introductory post.  If you plan on following my 12 lesson plans, you may want to assemble your journals before the first class. Alternatively, you can hand out the …

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 be writing a detailed blog post for each week’s class, which will include a Lesson Plan, Printables, Project Instructions, Resource List, and more.  Ideas for additional art and …

I Can Learn To Pray ~ Children’s Book Review

After our monthly photo shoot yesterday, (where my daughter is my model and holds the books I review) I found her reading one of them out loud to her Daddy.  She was particularly interested in being able to read one of the prayers by herself.  Needless to say, this book has …

Early American History: Johnny Appleseed ~ Week 13 Lesson Plan For Kindergarten and First Grade

This post is part of the Early American History series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the introductory post. In this lesson you will teach your students about John Chapman, known as Johnny Appleseed. Disclosure: I was …

Early American History: George Washington ~ Week 12 Lesson Plan For Kindergarten and First Grade

This post is part of the Early American History series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the introductory post. In this lesson you will teach your students about George Washington, the first President of the United States. …

Early American History: The U.S. Constitution ~ Week 11 Lesson Plan For Kindergarten and First Grade

This post is part of the Early American History series. For a suggested class schedule, an overview of the entire course, and links to more lesson plans, please see the introductory post. In this lesson you will teach your students about the events surrounding U.S. Constitution and the people who …