Ever wonder why a clown style red nose is the symbol of Red Nose Day? Well according to RedNose.Org. it’s because a red nose is “simple yet powerful, visible and playful…It brings us together, breaks down barriers, and reminds us of the power of laughter.
There are so many ideas out there on how to teach Geography. While we do use a curriculum, A Childs Geography, we tend to go off on our own rabbit trails. That’s the fun of homeschooling right? While there’s no one right way of studying Geography there’s no reason why it can’t be fun and REALLY interesting!!
I was struggling with ideas on how to study the Great Painters of the World with my children. I really wanted them to have this experience. So when I was given an opportunity to do a review on one of the project packs from In the Hands of a Child, of course, I chose Great Painters of the World. What a blessing!
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Art is a broad and important part of life, and fostering artistic expression in kids sets them on a positive path, whether it’s hobbyist, professional, as an outlet, or pure aesthetic expression. The common thread is that it is creative, expressive, it can inspire us, and lead to that wonderful thing called “flow.” So this holiday season, why not give a gift that fosters that gift of a lifetime. (more…)