Christian Biographies for Young Readers  by Simonetta Carr thumbnail

It is so difficult to find well-researched, well-written Christian biographies that appeal to all ages!  As homeschoolers we are constantly looking for such resources, and in Simonetta Carr’s Christian Biographies for Young Readers series we have found a treasure. These stunning books speak to children, teens, and adults; are lavishly illustrated with photographs as well [...]

Promise and Deliverance by S.G. De Graaf

Promise and Deliverance by S.G. De Graaf thumbnail

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 [...]

Timeline: A Game

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Our family moved house in December, days before Christmas. It was an exhausting experience for everyone! With my husband being up to his neck in end of year things at work it left the kids and I with the duty or packing up the old home, scrubbing it down, and doing the majority of the [...]

In The Hands Of A Child :: The Industrial Revolution Review thumbnail

I often supplement our learning with a lapbook. Lapbooks are a great tool to cover topical studies or perhaps something relevant to the seasonal year.  Our latest purchase is a project pack from 'In The Hands Of A Child' called 'Industrial Revolution'. We have used many of their lapbooks and notebooking packs over the years, [...]

The Story of Canada by Janet Lunn and Christopher Moore

The Story of Canada by Janet Lunn and Christopher Moore thumbnail

Although relatively short and peaceful, Canada’s history is both fascinating and significant.  Our family owns all kinds of Canadian history books, but for a readable overview that appeals to all ages we prefer The Story of Canada by Janet Lunn and Christopher Moore. This large, colorful book is full of detailed illustrations and interesting stories [...]

Answers in Genesis: History Revealed Curriculum Review thumbnail

We have a new resource in our homeschool: Answers in Genesis' History Revealed. I am learning about spiritual revivals that occurred in the United States in the early 1800s. It is the Biblical basis of history that I now realize I never had in my schooling. I'm so thankful my children are learning HIS-story the [...]

Profiles of Valor

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I met Rick and Marilyn Boyer at the Christian Home Educators of Kentucky summer conference this past June.  What wonderful people they are - sweet, down-to-earth and serious about sharing God's message! My family and I have enjoyed books by the Boyers before like Proverbs People and For You They Signed, so I was very [...]

Ambleside Online: The Perfect Fit for Our Family thumbnail

  When I began researching homeschooling options way back when, I ran across Ambleside Online and was immediately intrigued. For various reasons, I ended up selecting another curriculum to begin with; however, Christmas found me lingering on the Ambleside Online website. By the New Year, we jumped into Year 1 and haven’t looked back since. [...]