Category Archives: Arts and Crafts

Sharing Dessert, Pig Slaughter, and Advent

Linking up with Conversion Diary 1. This is something I have never really thought about before, but apparently sharing a dessert at a restaurant is an intimate act. I went out for dinner with Super Friend the other night. The … Continue reading

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60 Kids’ Activities for Fall and Winter – The List is Done!

Our Fall and Winter Fun List is done! 60 fun things we will be doing in the next six months: Draw faces on leaves Make an apple pie Make fall leaves spice art Go to local apple orchard Make a … Continue reading

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So Um, This is the Bible…

I have started trying to incorporate some religion into our homeschool lessons. I have to laugh a bit at myself as I think about it, because it’s been a little awkward so far. I end up saying things like, “So … Continue reading

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4th of July Fun

We’re having lots of 4th of July fun here. I love the 4th of July. It’s not my favorite holiday, but it’s up there. I like the patriotic songs and parades and the flag waving. I love the middle-of-summer-holiday barbecues … Continue reading

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Art from Nature. With Glitter.

Something that I have really wanted to do with the girls this summer is to get them outside to do a treasure hunt in our yard for natural items that they could use to do an art project. A “nature … Continue reading

Posted in Arts and Crafts, Outdoors, Summer | 4 Comments

Summer “Bucket List” – 50 Summer Activities for Kids

I am working on creating a list of activities to do with the girls this summer. Our very own Summer “Bucket List.” The list has been a work in progress in my brain for a few weeks now, so it’s … Continue reading

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Ready for Easter

We have been talking about Easter all week in school. We’ve read books about the Easter Bunny. About Easter Eggs. About where both of these traditions originated. And about Jesus and the Resurrection, of course. It has been a good … Continue reading

Posted in Arts and Crafts, Homeschool, Religion, Spring, Traditions | 2 Comments

Presidents and Perfectionism

Since we were out of town last week, we’re talking about presidents and President’s Day in our homeschool this week. Miss is very fascinated by the stories of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. I think she especially likes President Lincoln, … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day Has Never Been So Fun

Groundhog Day has been my most favorite homeschooling unit so far. Apparently I dig groundhogs (pun intended, sorry). So do my girls. I have discovered the magic of Pinterest and my library for really bringing the fun to the topics … Continue reading

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Homeschool Art Show

Recently, I heard about an opportunity in our homeschooling group for the kids to have their artwork displayed at a local downtown store during our town’s Gallery Walk, which occurs the first Saturday of every month. My girls love to … Continue reading

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