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Memory Verse Motivators: Ephesians 4:32

Memory Verse Motivators: Ephesians 4:32

Remember that book I told you I picked up a used copy of, called Memory Verse Motivators by Cheryl Price? Here’s another activity we did from the book. G made one for us and one for his godmother. I love St. Paul’s letter to the Ephesians. It is loaded with so many good things to remember. Be … Continue reading

Memory Verse Motivators: Hebrews 13:5

Memory Verse Motivators: Hebrews 13:5

At the beginning of the summer, I picked up a very inexpensive used copy of Memory Verse Motivators by Cheryl Price. It is a lovely book, full of activities to help kids (and adults, to be honest!) memorize some beautiful lines of scripture. The kiddo and I have made a couple of them, like this … Continue reading

Faux Bark Paintings

Faux Bark Paintings

I highly recommend the Usborne book Art Treasury. It is almost like a mini art curriculum, full of short art history lessons about a wide range of artists from all different time periods and cultures AND there are corresponding projects for each artist! (FYI: I loved this book before I became an Usborne Book EC. … Continue reading

Christmas in July (Recap)

Christmas in July (Recap)

I know, it has been a long time since I posted. To get back into the swing of things, I thought I would share some of the Christmas in July projects the kiddo and I worked on. We made cute little angel bear ornaments to put away to give as gifts, did winter-themed math and … Continue reading

Dinosaur Fun! Creating an Ankylosaurus with Usborne

Dinosaur Fun! Creating an Ankylosaurus with Usborne

One of my new Usborne books is called Dinosaur Fun and it is filled with great dinosaur themed crafts. G and I decided to start with the ankylosaurus. While the book is part of the Usborne “preschool activities” series, like with lots of activity books, it works for a range of ages. Since G is … Continue reading

Easter/Spring Kids’ Craft

Easter/Spring Kids’ Craft

For the kid’s version of the Easter swap we participated in, G made 3-D decoupaged paper mache eggs, 2-D paper egg ornaments, and baby bird’s nests. They’re very simple projects but the end results look lovely. Cut a nest shape out of construction or card stock paper, some little pieces of cotton yarn, some wings from … Continue reading

St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day

(Our St. Patrick display) Last Sunday, I filled in for the Sunday school teacher. We started with this prayer: Heavenly Father, we come here together to worship you, to learn your stories, and to learn how to follow you. Send your Holy Spirit upon us as we hear the stories of your servants in your … Continue reading

Valentines Wrap-Up

Valentines Wrap-Up

Some final pictures from our St. Valentine’s Day fun! Opening Valentines Decorating with valentines Crafting And what G made me for Valentines Day (a clay heart with some sparkle, a little candle holder you can see in action in the photo in the top of the post, and a “lid” for the candle holder when … Continue reading

Valentine Crafting: Homemade Crayons

Valentine Crafting: Homemade Crayons

We have done some fun valentine crafting recently. One of our recent (and frequent) snowy afternoons, we made homemade crayons. This is a great way to use up broken crayon pieces or just to do something new with the flood of crayons we seemed to be drowning in.  Just peel the paper off, break them … Continue reading