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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]