Truth in the Tinsel: Review of an Advent Study for Children

Truth in the Tinsel

Truth in the Tinsel is an Advent study for young children. I found it several years ago when looking for a simple way to incorporate Advent into our studies and holiday celebrations. It is a lovely way to not only celebrate Advent, but teach your children what Christmas is all about. It is designed for preschoolers [...]

Honey for a Teen’s Heart

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Most homeschoolers know about Honey for a Child’s Heart, and recently Heidi reviewed Honey for a Teen’s Heart here.  That wonderful review motivated me to look for the book, and as soon as I returned my interlibrary loan copy to the library, I bought it. It’s that good. And that’s why I want to draw [...]

The Power of Google Maps in the Classroom

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If you haven't yet discovered the impact Google Maps can have in your science and geography studies, now is the time.  Can you imagine being able to show your kids the bottom of the ocean? Give it a try yourself. Load Google Maps onto your computer and go to the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Click on [...]

Self Propelled Advantage Review

The Self-Propelled Advantage: Review

Last year a friend introduced me to a lovely book entitled The Self Propelled Advantage. It was a crazy busy year for us, but the title and summary were captivating. As most parents, we were keen to help guide our children in the efforts of self learning and this book certainly seemed to fit the [...]

The Pilgrim’s Progress All-in-One Curriculum

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Did you know? Pilgrim's Progress is the best selling book of all time other than the Bible! And we have been enjoying the Pilgrim's Progress All-in-One Curriculum set from Answers in Genesis. ~Don’t miss the giveaway at the end!! We received these Answers in Genesis Pilgrim's Progress resources in exchange for an honest review. All [...]

Educating the Teacher: Using John Saxon’s Math Books –  a Review thumbnail

For our early years of math we love Christian Light Math. However, Christian Light Math is revising all of their middle and high school math programs and since math is not my strong suit I didn't want to struggle through the revisions. Though I am sure they will be great just like their elementary level. So [...]

WordUp! Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots

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You may remember our love of Visual Latin? Our high schoolers are using it for their foreign language credits. Well, now Compass Classroom, the makers of Visual Latin, has a fantastic, new resource for you. WordUp! The Vocab Show. ~Don’t miss the discount code at the end!! We received these Compass Classroom WordUp resources in [...]

Promise and Deliverance by S.G. De Graaf

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It can be difficult to find a quality narrative Bible curriculum for teens and adults. The four volume Promise and Deliverance series by S.G. De Graaf, first published years ago, is still among the best. Many years ago Christianity Today called it “A landmark in interpreting the simple stories of the Bible” and that assessment [...]