Cool Sites – January 8, 2014

Posted on Jan 4 2014 in Cool Sites by admin

3.1 Christian Resources: Eight Profitable Ways to Read the Bible
3.2 Thrifty Ideas: 20 Things the Rich Do Every Day
3.3 Preschool and Kindergarten: Snowball Hopscotch
3.4 Arts and Crafts: Recycle Christmas Cards
3.5 College4Kids Career Academies

 

3.1 Christian Resources: Eight Profitable Ways to Read the Bible

Beloved English preacher and author, J. C. Ryle, made these pithy suggestions, beginning with “1. Begin reading your Bible this very day.” Don’t go another day into 2014 without taking time to read this short article with memorable advice. Then set your daily appointment with God. The busier we are, the more we need to carve out time to spend with the Lord and His Word!

http://jcryle.net/2012/01/23/8-profitable-ways-to-read-the-bible

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3.2 Thrifty Ideas: 20 Things the Rich Do Every Day

So what do the rich do every day that the poor don’t do? To start, the rich avoid junk food (think how much they save in medical and dental bills!) and the rich get regular exercise (another great health habit). Find more in the article on Dave Ramsey’s blog.

www.daveramsey.com/blog/20-things-the-rich-do-every-day

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3.3 Preschool and Older: Snowball Hopscotch

Here is a winter twist on a very old game. Bundle the kids up and let them hop around–whether or not it snows where you are!

www.education.com/activity/article/snow-ball-hopscotch

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3.4 Arts and Crafts: Recycle Christmas Cards

Choose from several ways to recycle Christmas cards via wikiHow. Search terms on the Internet such as “recycle Christmas cards” will turn up lots more ideas. Some are sure to be both useful and fun! Get started now–you know how soon Christmas comes!

www.wikihow.com/Recycle-Christmas-Cards

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3.5 College4Kids Career Academies

Piedmont Virginia Community College offers classes designed to help kids explore various careers. College4Kids Career Academies, for students in grades 3 through 12, provide students with the opportunity to learn hands-on from PVCC instructors. Project-based classes allow students to explore career areas while learning new skills and having fun. For more information, see the website.

www.pvcc.edu/instructional_divisions/workforce_services/piedmont_futures/career_academies.php

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