We use the season of Advent to celebrate Christmas at our house, to focus on Jesus during the month, but I know many of you aren’t familiar with Advent so I made a “non-Adventy” Christmas Bingo Game for you! I’m not opposed to all things Christmassy– in fact, Christmas is my favorite holiday (month.) We’ve just grown to love Advent so much because of what it adds to our celebration. It’s important to me that we don’t lose focus or get caught up in the shiny wrapping of Christmastime. There are plenty of worldly traditions that we don’t participate in
How cute is this?? The kids get involved in this creative Father’s Day gift, from Currclick (for only a dollar.) There’s also a free matching card that goes along with it. The Father’s Day “tool kit” is a printable tool box and tools that has a place on each to write favorite memories and special things from each child to make the gift truly unique for him and him alone. Complete with instructions for the 3-D paper tools, check out the site for a full size preview.
Cover via Amazon This month’s Christian Audio free download of the month couldn’t have come at a better time. This month’s freebie is “Forgotten God,” by Francis Chan. Earlier this week, Big Daddy downloaded the prequel, the audio version of “Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God“* from Amazon.com and he’s been listening to it on his computer out in the office. And I’m so happy that I get the newsletter for Christian Audio, telling me that I get to download the sequel for him for free. (HAPPY FATHER’S DAY, right??) ;0) To get your free copy, visit christianaudio.com and
This week’s CurrClick Freebie is Math Mammoth: Clock. This is one in a series of Math Mammoth e-books with resources ranging from early addition to division and to geometry. This week only, the Clock resource is available for free download. From their website: Math Mammoth Clock is a worktext that covers telling time and reading the clock, telling time intervals, and understanding the calendar. The book contains both textbook explanations and exercises, and is designed to be very easy to teach from, requiring very little teacher preparation. Math Mammoth Clock covers reading the clock, figuring out simple time intervals, and
I found this homeschool resource site today: DonnaYoung.org. This lady has been assembling resources and printables for your download and use, from forms to math to language arts and more, since 1998. Check out this snippet from Donna’s Copywork page: A few ideas for copy-work and dictation…. Grades K-2 As soon as your child can write letters and words, he should begin copy work. The early form of copy work consists of your child looking at a letter or a word that you wrote on the whiteboard or a piece of paper and he copies it on his paper. This
This weeks CurrClick Free e-book is Sheila Carroll’s Narration Notebook-Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare. She describes it as: especially for Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare by Edith Nesbit. Each play retelling from Nesbit’s book is represented with the original illustrations and lined pages. Your child will enjoy the ability to produce a written narration of each of the Bard’s plays and have his own book to treasure when completed. Suggestions for narration are provided. Can be printed in color or black and white. This is available for free download throughout the rest of the week! UPDATE: It seems this item is no longer available