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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 …

Early American History: Declaration of Independence ~ Week 10 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 Revolutionary War and the Declaration of Independence. Disclosure: …

Early American History: Daniel Boone ~ Week 9 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 pioneer life, Daniel Boone, and the Wilderness Road. Disclosure: …

I Will Follow Jesus ~ Children’s Book Review

I hope you have had a chance to enter the two other Tommy Nelson resource giveaways for February!  Visit these links to read the reviews and enter:  Good Night, Little Love is especially for toddlers and preschoolers (giveaway ends 2/20/2016). Jesus Today – Devotions for Kids was written for early …

Jesus Today – Devotions For Kids ~ Book Review

What do kids need today?  Love. Support. Attention. A sense of worth.  These are just a few needs which all children – and all adults – need.  How blessed we are that God has provided us with His timeless Word!  However, I know how difficult it can be to apply scriptural truth …

Good Night Little Love ~ Children’s Book Review

Happy Valentines Day!  For February’s Tommy Nelson reviews and giveaways we have a sweet little book for toddlers and preschoolers, a children’s devotional from the author of Jesus Calling, and a Bible Storybook.  Scroll down for more information and to find out how to enter the three giveaways! Disclosure: I was not …

Grace For The Moment Devotionals by Max Lucado ~ A Review

Happy New Year!  (Almost.)  I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and are looking forward to a brand new year.  Do you make resolutions?  I haven’t been one to make (or keep) them for several years, but I have had a desire lately to spend more time in the Word.  …

Weather Lab Science Kit by Little Passports ~ A Review

My daughter and I had the pleasure of testing one of Little Passport’s newest products – the Weather Lab Science Kit!  M loves science kits of all kinds, so this was perfect for my 6-year-old. Disclosure: I was not compensated for this post, but was given a Weather Lab Science …

Animal Classification Posters and Games ~ Free Printables

Next semester in my Kindergarten/First Grade coop class I’ll be teaching Animal Science, and I’ve developed some of my own materials as well as using print and online resources.  I’ll be posting my lesson plans sometime within the next several weeks, but I was so happy with how my posters …

Parable Treasury ~ Children’s Book Review

A few years ago while browsing a bookstore with a friend, we came across a children’s book with beautiful sunflowers on the cover.  My friend picked it up and handed it to me, saying “this is a wonderful book, you should have it for your daughter!”  I did buy it and …

Precious Moments 5-Minute Bedtime Treasury ~ Children’s Book Review

Enthusiasts of the Precious Moments brand will be thrilled with the new 5-Minute Bedtime Treasury from Tommy Nelson publishers! This beautiful large-format book features the adorable children in Bible story scenes. Disclosure: I was not compensated for this post, but was given a free book to review. I am an …

Early American History: Paul Revere ~ Week 8 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 unfair taxes imposed by England on the Colonies, …

Win Or Lose, I Love You! ~ Children’s Book Review and Free Printables

If you are like me, it can be difficult sometimes as a Mom to see your children’s hurt feelings – it’s so tempting to protect their little emotions in every circumstance.  And, it can be difficult to know what to say to provide meaningful comfort when your child is disappointed …

Early American History: Phillis Wheatley ~ Week 7 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 Phillis Wheatley, an 18th century African-American poet who was …

Early American History: Benjamin Franklin ~ Week 6 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 continue to teach your students about life in the 13 colonies, including the …

Early American History: Colonial Life ~ Week 5 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 be teaching your students about life in the 13 colonies. Learn about daily …