Devotions in Motion
Does anyone know what these tiny little marks are? That’s right; they are my fingerprints. Did you know that God gave everyone in the whole world their own fingerprints? No one person has the same prints.
Don’t Teach Geography: Make it a Natural Part of Family Life
Torn and tattered more than any book in our home library is our faithful atlas. Years of use and faithful service are evidenced on each and every page. It has often been the focus of many a disquieting word between family members because one has spirited it away to their own room to the detriment of another. It is a capital offense when anyone hides the atlas or stuffs it under anything.
Math for Your Primary Children: From First Year through First Grade
Manipulatives are popular for teaching math concepts, and rightly so. Manipulatives are simply things you can see and actually hold in your hands. Home-made manipulatives are, of course, usually cheaper than purchased ones.
Science in the Kitchen
One of the great challenges of teaching high school for some homeschoolers is laboratory science. With the World Book (WB) Encyclopedia as a text, and household supplies for labs, you can develop the three basic science courses at home. If your children can learn to design their own labs with the simple question, "What if?" Without being tied to a specific textbook they will begin to incorporate science into their daily lives.
The Ages and Stages of Five and Six Year Olds
When someone mentions ages and stages of child development, we think, “Ah, yes, the terrible twos.” Few of us know much about stages beyond Two. It is helpful to understand the development of Five and Six before we rush headlong into “schooling.”