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12 Unexpected Books for Presidents’ Day

For Presidents' Day, you probably want to expose your homeschoolers to the holiday in some fashion so they know it's more than merely a time for retailers to put appliances on sale! For younger children, you can do simple crafts … Continue reading

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What Makes Sonlight a Christian Homeschool Curriculum?

Ony (age 12), captivated by a biography"We enjoy reading biographies of missionaries and real people who are advancing the kingdom of God. It is inspiring, and as a mission-minded family, Sonlight helps us instill that love for missions and that … Continue reading

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12 Lavishly Illustrated Picture Books for the Family Coffee Table

These twelve books prove that you are never too old for a good picture book. Children, teens, and adults alike will savor both the lavish illustrations and delightful stories in this collection of non-fiction, biographies, and fiction. Use the strewing … Continue reading

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12 Missionary Biographies to Grow Your Children's Faith

With God, all things are possible! Stories of God's faithfulness on the mission field and the sacrifice of His missionaries will do more to grow your children's faith in God than a dozen lectures! Use these enjoyable missionary stories as … Continue reading

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Why Sonlight Studies Both Western and Eastern Hemispheres

Sonlight devotes much more time to studying cultures outside of Europe and North America than most curricula do. Why? Well, I believe we should study those for whom God cares most deeply. Which turns out to be the whole world! … Continue reading

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3 Ways Biographies Enlighten Your Children

Biographies are a poignant educational tool, able to leave a lifelong impact. But why exactly does it matter that a literature-based curriculum incorporates biographies rather than simply using textbooks alone? How do biographies enlighten your children on their adventure of … Continue reading

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How Missions is the Heart of Sonlight

The U.S. Center for World Mission, now named Frontier Ventures, is an organization that raises awareness of the Great Commission, encouraging believers to spread the Good News of Jesus to the rest of the world. In the early 90’s,  the … Continue reading

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