Quote of the day:


Today’s quote comes from my 3 1/2 year old daughter while sitting in time out: Me: You can get out of your time out when you’re done being angryHer: Well, my anger’s just getting bigger and bigger Me: You know the Bible says ‘A fool gives full vent to his anger, but a wise man keeps himself under control.’ (Proverbs…

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What’s in the box Wednesday: 2nd Grade


Welcome to “What’s in the Box Wednesday”! I apologize for skipping a couple weeks there! Frankly, uhem…I forgot! But, better late than never right? So, getting back on track, here’s what we’re doing for 2nd grade this week.We’re nearing the end of the year Yay! I feel like I’m starting to get less creative with our boxes, so I’d love…

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Subtract It! Math Game


The response to my “Add It!” game was so great, that I decided to make a “Subtract It!” Game as well. (Please ignore the ‘add it’ scoops in the pics, I’m just lazy! The Subtract It! game DOES come with “Subtract It” scoops!) Click here to download Subtract It! The rules of Subtract It! are simple: Place a subtraction flashcard…

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Prek Letter O


Welcome to our Letter O Week! We are having fun with Octopus this week! Letter O Memory Verse: O give thanks unto the Lord; for He is good. Psalm 118:1 For our verses and accompanying games/stories we use the following books: ABC Memory Verses & My ABC Bible Verses Song time: Hide ‘Em in Your Heart Vol 1 Hide ‘Em…

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Fruit of the Spirit Bean Bag Toss


For our memory verse this week, I made a fun Bean Bag Toss game! Rules: Lay out the cards on the floor and take turns tossing bean bags onto them in order of the scripture. Variations: Put fruit cards in a basket, pick one then try to hit that card. Laminate and use as hopscotch game Galatians 5:22-23 But the…

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Thanks Yoplait!


Have you ever given your Teeny Tot a frozen Gogurt? Well, they’re popular around here, and so I finally bit the bullet and tossed one her way… To say it was a success would have been an understatement. And the result…drum roll please….an overwhelming “THUMBS UP” from the Teeny Tiny Tot. She cried when it was all gone and I…

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Whole Wheat Bready Goodness!


I LOVE the smell of fresh baked bread! And after several attempts at different recipes, my husband has finally perfected it! (Yes, I said my HUSBAND).I’ve tried to make the bread, but let’s just say it doesn’t go so well and leave it at that shall we?The recipe we used is from the Urban Homemakers website, and so far has…

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Model’s for Little Guys


My son has been interested in building models but I always thought he was too young until I found this X-Wing Fighter! I found this one at Michael’s. They say 8+ years, so he did it together with Dad. They are no paint, no glue, snap together pieces, so they do have to be able to read the numbers to…

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Prek Letter E


Welcome to the Letter E where we’ll be having fun with Elephants! Letter E Memory Verse: Even a child is known by his doings. Proverbs 20:11 Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms. 1 Peter 4:10 Read Chicka Chicka Boom Boom and put up the letter on…

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When I Grow Up, I Want to be a Firefighter


The Old Schoolhouse recently sent me the WannaBe™-When I Grow Up I Want to be a Firefighter unit to review. I thought this would be a great unit for my son who loves firemen! It was well written and fairly engaging for him, though he’s only 6. One thing he did ask for right off the bat was “Where are…

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Download –N- Go: Expedition Australia


I was recently offered the opportunity to review the “Expedition Australia” Download N Go unit study by Amanda Bennett for The Old Schoolhouse. I’ve been interested in the Download N Go units for awhile, so this was a wonderful treat for us! The Download N Go studies are intended to be a 5 day unit study. Each day you explore…

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Join the 2010 Ultimate Blog Party!


The 2010 Ultimate Blog Party is about to start and this is my first time participating! I’m looking forward to meeting new blogging friends and surfing all the fabulous blogs that are out there for moms! Here’s what 5 Minutes says about the party: “The Ultimate Blog Party has become an exciting tradition in the “Momosphere”. It is a bloggy…

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