Have you heard of The Virtue Training Bible? The Virtue Training Bible is a simple tool that will help you turn your Bible into a color-coded, highlighted text that will guide you and your children in studying 42 different virtues through more than 500 verses of Scripture. We’ve been using ours for over two years now and it’s one of my favorite resources for family
The weeks before Christmas are a wonderful time of anticipation. The Advent series by Arnold Ytreeide help us built special family devotion time each evening – from shortly after Thanksgiving until Christmas morning! This year we are even MORE excited. Because there is a brand new storybook for Advent: Ishtar’s Odyssey “Ishtar, it seems you have discovered a star that even yesterday did not exist!”
The Christmas Creep–it comes earlier every year! In our local stores Christmas decorations are already out, right next to the Halloween candy. It seems like the push to extend the Christmas shopping season always gets stronger. We know the reason for the season, but sometimes the gift lists and party obligations can put us on edge and cloud our vision. If we’re going to observe
I first came across the idea of Circle Time from Kendra Fletcher at Preschoolers and Peace when my oldest was four years old. We’ve been reveling in leaning together for five years now. And after all these years, that’s still my favorite part of the practice–that we spend the bulk of our time learning, reading, and experiencing together. Circle Time in our homeschool is anchored
The most important subject we will cover in our homeschools is the Bible. Not that the Bible is simply a book to study, because it isn’t, it is a relationship to uncover. Through it God has made himself known and we have the privilege of making Him known to those small people he has entrusted to us. Of all the things we teach the one
I have just given away our well-used grade 4-6 Bible curriculum, all three years’ worth. It is another bittersweet moment marking the passage of time, and now it seems fitting to reflect on this quality resource. Show Me Thy Ways, for grades 4-6, is an intense Bible curriculum, full of meaty ideas, Bible reading, maps, questions, and vocabulary words. Each lesson—and there are three a
One of the strongest rhythms in our homeschool is work out of our Morning Time Basket. The basket holds our history spine, a poetry anthology, songbooks, and our Bible memory work. We spend time reading aloud everyday. This shared learning simplifies our schedule, and builds our family culture as we share good words together. ~ Don’t miss the discount code and giveaway at the end!
It’s that time of year when we, as homeschoolers, begin to think about our curriculum choices for the next school year. You are likely getting catalogs daily from curriculum companies, browsing the web, reading reviews, and making a shopping list. Choosing curriculum can be a lot of fun, but it can also be overwhelming. The writers here at The Curriculum Choice would like to help ease that burden.