Holidays

Homeschooling through the Holidays with Unit Studies

Homeschooling through the holidays can become pretty stressful.  In the 12 years that we have been homeschooling, I’ve found it’s much more peaceful to drop our regular studies and focus on the holiday.  This one, of course, being Christmas. So far, the best approach that has worked for us is homeschooling through the holidays with […] Read more…

Resources for Holocaust Remembrance Day 2018

January 27th was formally designated as International Holocaust Remembrance Day by the United Nations General Assembly, on November 1, 2005.  This date was chosen because on this day in 1945 the Russians troops liberated Auschwitz. In Hebrew, Holocaust Remembrance Day is called Yom HaShoah, The Catastrophe.  According to the Jewish Virtual Library, “Since the early 1960’s, […] Read more…

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Resources

Monday, January 15th is Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  In honor of this day, I am bringing you resources to use with your children, to learn about and celebrate the life of this great man. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is always celebrated on the third Monday of January, which is close to his birthday, January […] Read more…

Candy Cane Fun

Who doesn’t love eating candy canes this time of year(or anytime really)? So why not have some Candy Cane Fun? The Legend The Candy Cane originated in Germany, about 300 years ago, as a white sugar stick.  The legend goes there once was a choirmaster at Cologne Cathedral who handed these sugar sticks out to […] Read more…

Breath, Step Back, and Focus on Christ

With Christmas upon us I’m sure I’m not the only homeschooling mom who feels stress and anxiety creeping in. Christmas is such a wonderful time full of opportunities to be a blessing to others!  I have determined that I will not let stress and anxiety get the best of me this year. Instead, I plan […] Read more…

Scientist Gift Guide

There may be affiliate links in this post. Gifts for Ages 3 to 7 Slimy Squishy Polymer Bucket Science makes SENSES with this bucket of colorful, creative fun. Experimenting with squishy, squashy polymers creates the perfect opportunities for young children to engage in sensory play and to naturally use scientific processes while having fun. The […] Read more…

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