Cool Sites – August 29, 2012

Posted on Aug 25 2012 in Cool Sites by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Voddie Baucham Sermons
3.2 Thrifty Ideas and Music: Opera for Everyone
3.3 Preschool and Kindergarten: Learning Letters
3.4 Science: Baby Flamingoes (and Other Animals)
3.5 Geography:  National Geography Bee
3.6 Fitness: Clubhouse Jr.’s Olympic Fitness Challenge
3.7 Health: Five Things You Need to Know About West Nile Virus

 

3.1 Voddie Baucham Sermons

See Voddie Baucham’s 4-minute video, “Jesus Loves the Church and So Should You” at the first link. Pastor Baucham, keynote speaker at a recent HEAV convention, and his wife homeschool their children. Check the second link for his website; hear more of his stirring sermons at the third link.

www.faithfulnews.com/main/view/205559/jesus-loves-the-church-and-so-

www.gracefamilybaptist.net/voddie-baucham-ministries

www.sermonaudio.com/search.asp?SpeakerOnly=true&currSection=sermonsspeaker&Keyword=Voddie%5EBaucham

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3.2 Thrifty Ideas and Music: Opera for Everyone

Opera–frugal?! Yes! On this site find free downloads of the famous “Opera for Everyone” series (with printable teaching manual!) and a few links to more resources for learning about this sometimes neglected part of music appreciation.

http://www.operaforeveryone.com/mesite

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3.3 Preschool and Kindergarten: Learning Letters

See examples of and get directions for making quite a few attractive visual and tactile (kinesthetic) ways to make learning letters fun and easy.

www.activity-mom.com/2012/08/learning-letters.html

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 3.4 Science: Baby Flamingoes (and Other Animals)

The National Zoo in Washington, D.C. says a new baby flamingo has hatched. Read more and see the pictures in this article, then explore their other animal resources.

http://bit.ly/Ot6SwP

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3.5 Geography:  National Geography Bee

It’s never too early to prepare or just to have fun “playing” it at home! (Shhh…don’t tell the kids they’re learning.)

www.nationalgeographic.com/geobee

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3.6 Fitness: Clubhouse Jr.‘s Olympic Fitness Challenge

To win a prize for participation, one had to begin around June 1 and mail accumulated points by August 31, but it should be easy enough to substitute any small “prizes” of your own for your family for dates you determine. Enjoy fitness ideas such as bowling, fishing, croquet–even walking the dog.

http://bit.ly/NRmJVR

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3.7 Health: Five Things You Need to Know about West Nile Virus

Learn what West Nile is, the symptoms, how to prevent it, how it’s treated, and the areas where it is prevalent.

http://healthland.time.com/2012/08/20/5-things-you-need-to-know-about-west-nile-virus/?iid=hl-main-lede#ixzz24IhLoYx8

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