Whether you study history chronologically or, like we do, in whatever order that strikes our fancy, The Mystery of History is a curriculum worth considering. It is a complete, chronological history of the world, which combines secular and Biblical history. The hardback textbook is written in a conversational style that holds the reader’s attention. The Companion Guide, which is used in conjunction with the hardback reader, contains: •28
Grandpa’s Box: Retelling the Biblical Story of Redemption by Starr Meade Looking for an overview of the Bible from Creation to Revelation in a fun read aloud? This book might be just what you’re looking for! Grandpa loves to hang out with his grandchildren, Amy and Marc. He owns a trash-to-treasure shop where the children spend hours playing. One day, he decides to show the
As a supplement for studying ancient history this year, my children and I read Adam and His Kin. Ruth Beechick has done a fantastic job retelling the Biblical story of Creation through Abram as he leaves Ur (Genesis 1-11.) Reading like living literature, the author fills in some of her own imaginations about how the characters of the Bible might have felt and what they
I had the opportunity to review Grapevine Studies Old Testament Overview for ages 5-7 and teen-adult. I was intrigued by the idea of stick figuring through the Bible. I have to admit I was not quite sure what to expect. If you take a look a their website, you will find wonderful products for homeschooling, churches and Christian schools. I knew my kids and I
Years ago, when we first started homeschooling, another veteran homeschooler recommended that I take a look at “the Greenleaf history guides” from Greenleaf Press, and I am so glad that she did, and I did! I ended up buying a few of them and have had no regrets whatsoever! They have turned out to be a perfect fit for us in many regards, at different
Are you concerned with the clothing styles that are available for young girls today? Do you find it a constant struggle to find clothes that you deem ‘appropriate’ for your preteen daughter? Do you find yourself explaining time and time again to your daughter why she can’t dress like all her friends? Do you long to spend more time with your daughter one on one?
I like to use a variety of Bible curriculum throughout the year. Those of you who know me will say, “No! Really? You, use several different resources?” Yes, it’s true. When it comes to curriculum, I’m sort of like a hungry bee that likes to flit from flower to flower enjoying all the tasty flavors of nectar. And as a positive, my children and I
As a follower of the Charlotte Mason method, we learn a lot from living books. Even though the Bible is the most living book there is, it isn’t very realistic to read it straight through with young children. I wanted my children to directly study the Bible in a chronological and comprehensive way, but I didn’t want to overburden them by tackling passages that were