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: A Perfect Pet for Peyton

By Gary Chapman and Rick Osborne Illustrated by Wilson Williams Jr.    Well this book just jumped right into it. At first glance, it seems too long to tell this story to a child in one sitting. I was expecting some kind of parental page of instructions in the front that would explain how toContinue reading “Book Review: A Perfect Pet for Peyton”

Book Review: Children’s ATLAS of God’s World

by Craig Froman BIG                BEAUTIFUL                 COLORFUL                  ORGANIZED                       INFORMATIONAL… These are all words that describe this amazing text. Just opening Children’s ATLAS of God’s World, I was already enthralled with the Introduction and Table of Contents! How many times can you say you have stopped to REALLY read the introduction? You will with this one! VividContinue reading “Book Review: Children’s ATLAS of God’s World”

Book Review: I am Ruth

Oh My Beautifulness! I am Ruth: A Story of Loss, Love, & Redemption with text by Brenda Duff and photography by Kenneth Berg is so visually appealing that I couldn’t stop flipping through it! It is organized into four chapters about Faith, Loyalty, Grace, and Restoration. The history in this book could very well be usedContinue reading “Book Review: I am Ruth”

Crayon Art On Canvas!

Students Creating Our First Art Project! See instructions below!   Supplies: a canvas (we started with 8×10) hot glue gun glue stick hair dryer crayons (broken or whole) surface protection like newspaper or plastic (shower curtains are great for covering surfaces then washing off and reusing later) Step 1: Pick out the colors you want toContinue reading “Crayon Art On Canvas!”

Learning Styles

My personal experience with homeschooling has been ongoing.  I have learned that though they may be broken down further there are three basic learning styles: visual learners- learn through seeing auditory learners- learn through hearing kinesthetic learners-learn through touching, moving, or doing At first, I was homeschooling my oldest two children until about the ageContinue reading “Learning Styles”