Ministry of Motherhood Week 9


“ Train up a child in the way he should go, even when he is old he will not depart from it.” ~ Proverbs 22:6 Good Morning Girls Downloads for Week 9 S.O.A.P Discussion Week 9 Book Discussion for Week 9 My Thoughts for the Week: “If Jesus Himself had trouble getting through to His disciples – even with miracles…

Expedition Earth: Arctic Circle Soap Whittling


Welcome to kids soap whittling 101! After learning about all of our fun Arctic friends, we did a super fun soap carving project that was one of our favorites for the year according to my son. I guess whittling is kind of a manly thing.   We made a penguin and a fish, which was originally a whale, but looked…

Teeny Tot Summer School


Apparently the Teeny Tot has chosen to school year round. I found her in the school room…backpack on…carefully placing tiles in our Zingo game. Considering some of the other places I’ve found her, this was a welcome sight. She literally spent about 30 minutes carefully adding tiles to the holder. Later I found her sorting our Unifix cubes. Apparently she…

DIY: Giant Bubble Snakes


Welcome to another super fun kids summer bubble activity! This one is called the Giant Bubble Snakes. This was super easy and everyone had fun! Just make sure to blow through the bottle instead of ‘suck-in’…you’ll see why later… Supplies: Empty water bottles (I suggest stronger bottles, if you use really cheap ones the pressure of the rubber band will…

White Chocolate, Cranberry & Cashew Popcorn


Oh my sweet goodness, this recipe was the bomb! Is that still a cool word? I never know. I’m a homeschooler. I don’t get out much. ;o) Except to buy cashews for this recipe…yeah baby! Ingredients: 1 large bag microwaveable butter flavor popcorn (I use a reduced fat version. Because it makes me feel better about eating an entire bowl…

Carson Dellosa Summer Bridge Review & Giveaway!


Looking to add a little education into your summer days? Summer Bridge Activities are the perfect answer! Keeping up with your students reading, math, and other basic skills over the long summer break is important. I’m not sure if this happens to your kids, but it seems like a few weeks after school is out my kids seem to forget…

Garden of Eden Winner!


Thanks to everyone who entered to win the Garden of Eden by Terri Burnell! Congratulations to Renee @ Three Boys in AZ! For those of you who didn’t win, make sure to visit Terri’s website to get your own copy! SPECIAL PRICING: We are offering SPECIAL PRICING for my readers: $7.00/book and FREE S/H! Contact: mag440ptas {at} peoplepc {dot} com…

Expedition Earth: Arctic Circle Snowy Owl Craft


Welcome to another fun Arctic Kids Craft! Today we learned about the Snowy Owl, then watched Owl Babies on You Tube. After that we made a fun Snowy Owl Craft. What supplies do you need? 3 paper plates per student white craft glue paint brush orange construction paper for beak and feet 2 google eyes per student Fake snow Step…

Expedition Earth: Arctic Polar Bear Chalk Art


Want a fun arctic polar bear kids craft? We learned about Polar Bears from KidZone and National Geographic this week. Then I found this idea of mixing tempera paints and chalks on Deep Space Sparkle! It’s one of my favorite resources for kids art. Pastel chalks and tempera paints mixed are the bomb! (That means “cool” in 80’s language…in case…

Ministry of Motherhood Week 8


“My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is made perfect in weakness.” 2 Corinthians 12:9 Good Morning Girls Downloads for Week 8 (Make sure to head over to see Sally’s video fro this week too!) S.O.A.P Discussion Week 8 Book Discussion for Week 8   My Thoughts for the Week: I have read 2 Corinthians 12:9 many times,…