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
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.
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.
See examples of and get directions for making quite a few attractive visual and tactile (kinesthetic) ways to make learning letters fun and easy.
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.
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.)
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.
Learn what West Nile is, the symptoms, how to prevent it, how it’s treated, and the areas where it is prevalent.