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Fun Family Advent Calendar

We’re finishing up our schoolwork at the the end of November, which means lots of time for Christmas things! Yes, our tree has been up for ages and we’ve been singing Christmas carols for a while now – but there’s no such thing as too much Christmas spirit, is there? No, there isn’t. We do …

Easter Ideas For Kids

Easter is a month away, and I’ve already started planning our Ten Days of Easter activities for the girls. One thing I’ve noticed in my browsing is that it’s challenging to find Jesus-focused Easter activities. Ironic, right? Because the shops are filled with bunnies and chicks and eggs, I’m determined to do crafts and activities …

PreK Letter of the Week – A

When we started homeschooling, I did Learning the Alphabet with Emmy. This year is technically her grade 00 (aka Pre-K) year, so we’re continuing with a letter of the week theme. This week we looked at Aa. I made this apple sorting activity from felt. (You could probably also make it from paper or cardboard.) …

The Jesse Tree Journey

Don’t you just love Christmas? One of my favourite traditions is the Jesse Tree. What’s a Jesse Tree? I’m so glad you asked. The Jesse Tree is a Jesus-focused Advent countdown that starts in Genesis and ends with Jesus’ birth. It traces God’s salvation plan from the beginning, and it’s a reminder of the real …

{Christmas Craft} Wooden Peg Angels

This choir of angels was inspired by this post on Crafty Morning. The girls had a lot of fun making them, even though it took three days to complete. (We took two days to paint the pegs.) What you need: Wooden pegs White paint Gold/silver pipe cleaners Small white doilies Pink cardboard Pencil crayons Glue …

{Christmas Craft} Fingerprint Manger Scene

This fingerprint manger craft was inspired by this post on Crafty Morning. You will need: white cardboard/canvas brown paint peach paint yellow paint blue paint a lead pencil I had bought these square canvases ages ago, but never got around to using them. They were obviously meant for this craft. 🙂 I drew an outline …

Learning Kid Linkup #20

This week’s Learning Kid Linkup is live! The Learning Kid Linkup is the place to link up your posts relating to children learning – homeschool ideas/experiences, crafts and activities, printables, etc. From last week’s linkup: I loved this post on teaching your children to be a blessing to others from Homescool. This post on Kids …