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100 Things Worth Memorizing with Your Child

Young children tend to have great memories, and can often memorize things faster and easier than older children or adults.  This summer is a great time to work on memorizing key information with your child, as a way to keep … Continue reading

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11 Poetry Anthologies for Kids That Every Home Library Needs

If your home library is sorely lacking in the poetry genre, this list solves the problem with 11 anthologies. Each book will appeal to all ages from young children to adults. Whether you are looking for fodder for memorization or … Continue reading

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5 Tricks to Memorize Scripture, Poetry, Songs, and Great Speeches

"[My children] have grown to love memorizing Bible verses. Sonlight is great for our kids because they love listening to stories. They have tons of questions as we read, and their learning experience is never-ending as long as they are … Continue reading

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An Advent Devotional from Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Do you celebrate the season of Advent? Candles, wreaths, and carol services are abundant this time of year, and brightly colored calendars tempt us with a square of chocolate behind each numbered door. We see Advent celebrations—or at least countdown … Continue reading

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How to See Beauty in Unexpected Places: Lessons from “Cornstalks”

I am a lover of poetry. My daughter, on the other hand, is very literal. Her mind is scientific and pragmatic, and while she can—and does—memorize how to properly use idioms, she doesn’t have an intuitive sense for poetic language. … Continue reading

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