Have we continued to find Tapestry of Grace a good fit for our homeschool? A whole-hearted yes! We really like to stick with what works. I’ve always said that I face a daily dose of chaos homeschooling five children. Tapestry of Grace puts us all on the same learning road. That is very important in a household with multiple ages. That is very important for
With the Olympics getting closer each day, it was time to make some Olympic rings in chalk pastels! This project is pretty simple. And you can make this painting your very own. Add the Olympic torch (our video tutorial) in the background or some athletes. Make it yours! We’ve been learning with our Winter Games 2014 study by Amanda Bennett and again with Summer Games
My eldest son turned 14 in May. I was determined to find a birthday gift that would have lasting significance. After looking high and low for a gift, a thought occurred to me. I headed to the garage. I pulled out a practically new tool bag that I had bought some time ago. I had intended to fill it with all of the duplicate tools
Our nature studies are intertwined with wonderful memories with family this past month. Maybe that’s what makes fall a favorite for me. Leaf trips, tromps through my grandmother’s woods, and just noticing changes right in our own backyard. The cooler weather, brilliant blue skies and gorgeous tree color make a beautiful combination. When Grandma and Grandpa were here early last month, we took a trip
Deep breath. Here I find myself almost at the end of October. Usually by this time I’ve made my Christmas list. Yes, I make a list early so I can do one or two things while I am out already. I’m all about simplifying and keeping things practical at Christmas. That’s why I’m sharing Christmas habits today. In October. All those favorites of the season.