Student Creations: A Description of Birds

A Description of Birds By: Amorina Galindo Birds; a seemingly every day ordinary part of life. We see the obsidian-like crows scrounge for crumbs to survive the cold damp day. We watch in awe as the radiant red cardinal finds fruit from the coarse branches of a sweet smelling fig tree. We stop and listenContinue reading “Student Creations: A Description of Birds”

Book Review: The Blender Girl

  The Blender Girl: 100 gluten-free, vegan recipes by Tess Masters Jam- packed with recipes, this book was difficult to put down. I read through so many scrumptious ideas that even I, an amateur blender user was inspired. Tess shares recipes for smoothies, soups, milks, desserts, drinks, juices and tonics, and condiments, sauces & creams.Continue reading “Book Review: The Blender Girl”

Book Review: How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare

By Ken Ludwig This was a tough review in the sense that I was expecting something a little different. I was pleasantly surprised as I received more than I thought in information about Shakespeare’s plays, which is good considering I am not an expert by any means. I am just starting to teach Shakespeare’s worksContinue reading “Book Review: How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare”

Book Review: Water and Weather

Water & Weather: From the Flood to Forecasts By Tom De Rosa and Carolyn Reeves Water and Weather is a concise thematic unit study supporting a biblical perspective. Tom De Rosa, a creationist and experienced science educator, along with Carolyn Reeves, also a science teacher with a doctorate in science education who is currently writingContinue reading “Book Review: Water and Weather”

Book Review: Seeking Christmas

Seeking Christmas by Renee Robinson is a useful tool for anyone wanting to enlighten others about the true meaning of Christmas. Short and simple to understand, this resource will help you get organized. It offers different online resources for download. The activities are well planned out and diversified for all age groups. She has offeredContinue reading “Book Review: Seeking Christmas”

Homemade Flubber Recipe For Kids

We recently tried this Flubber recipe with the kids at the “Science in the Park” event put on by Rhythms of Grace Homeschool Group.  We had so much fun coloring it and getting our hands all squishy messy.  You have to try it with your children as you create a solid and it easily converts to a “notContinue reading “Homemade Flubber Recipe For Kids”

GEMS Organization in the Works!

Guess what!!??? I am so excited that I have finally found a girls organization that upholds the beliefs that I do as a Christian mother and educator! GEMS stands for Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior!  Check out what happens at a GEMS meeting: You can find more detailed information at http://www.gemsgc.org/main/what_is.html . If you would like toContinue reading “GEMS Organization in the Works!”

Cedar Hill by Amorina Galindo (an assignment for American Literature class)

Cedar Hill Sun is shining, people chiming, all around the square. Girls are shopping, Guys are hopping, Happiness everywhere. Look! A couple is sitting in a café, what a sight to see. Giggling, loving, kissing, hugging, sipping at their coffee. Look! Look! Again I say, in the Candy Store! There are two children inside, eatingContinue reading “Cedar Hill by Amorina Galindo (an assignment for American Literature class)”