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Build a Working Arm Muscle: A Science Activity Tutorial

An observational approach is terrific for nature study, but doesn’t quite do the trick when it comes to anatomy, does it? It can be challenging to adequately teach about muscles and bones, when all the moving parts all hidden away … Continue reading

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Extension Activities for James Herriot’s Treasury for Children

I love to supplement the literature-based approach of Sonlight with hands-on crafts and extension activities. Besides the Hands-on History kit available for purchase, I like to add on even more projects inspired by the great books we read. I find that … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Bring Learning To Life For Kids

Over my years of homeschooling, finding ways to bring learning to life for my kids has been a priority because I want my children to love learning. Making learning fun sometimes means we take longer to go through a curriculum to … Continue reading

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5 Types of Hands-On Projects and Extras Perfect for Sonlight

My oldest child is logical and practical. While my husband insists that our oldest is practically a replica of me, this is one area where we are as different as night and day. I am a creative person who loves … Continue reading

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August Blog Party

Our year-long 25th anniversary blog party continues today, and I can't wait to read your stories! In your blog post today, Share about projects that tie in with books (crafts, science projects, drama/costumes, food). Everyone who participates will be entered in a … Continue reading

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Come Get Lost in India with Us!

Why would you want to get Lost in India? Because it is going to be a fantastic way to learn about another part of the world and get involved in what God is doing on the other side of the … Continue reading

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Countdown to Christmas: 5 Days!

I love angels. I have collected them for as long as I can remember. In a culture that steals innocence at a young age and is increasingly violent, angels are a reminder of God's peace and watch-care over us. They … Continue reading

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