Mar 162015
 
Easter Plan 2015

As mentioned in a previous post, I wanted to make sure we filled our Easter baskets with Jesus this year, so to speak. Here’s one step I’m taking. Easter Lapbooks For the next 3 weeks, with my 6 and 9 year old boys we will: Read 2-3 chapters/day in the Jesus Storybook Bible, starting in […]

Mar 082015
 
Re-Booting Easter

Looking through scrapbooks, my son asked on our Easter page, “What does that Bible verse have to do with Easter?” What?! (Insert deep sigh.) Because Easter is about Jesus! I think somewhere between egg hunts, matching clothes, and colored eggs, we missed the JESUS part. It isn’t that we don’t read devotionals, do dramas at […]

May 152014
 
How to fix number reversals in 5 minutes

My 8 year old boy still reverses many numbers and letters. From experience with his sisters, I’m pretty sure that learning cursive this fall will help with the letters, but I was at a loss as to how to correct his numbers. I drew a correct and incorrect 7. He couldn’t choose the right one. […]

Jul 252013
 
81 Activities for Little Kids

While evaluating preschool fun for my 4-year-old this year, I realized he’s already naturally learned his letters, numbers, shapes, and colors, just as Charlotte Mason assured me he would, without a heavy curriculum. (Just don’t tell her that he watched Dora and Leapfrog and played on the computer!) I like to have some one-on-one time […]

Nov 032012
 

I created a Thankfulness Journal for my kids. I plan on having them write out one item per day. For the younger ones, I’ll write it for them. You can download a copy here: http://www.emerickhome.com/hsresources.php Enjoy! And Happy Thanksgiving!

Oct 162012
 
Bringing Exodus Home

Teacher Tuesdays I was recently asked to blog on our church’s website about how to take our current sermon series on the book of Exodus and apply it at home. What a privilege! It just so happens that we’re studying Exodus from the ancient times in our home school right now. I love how God […]