3.1 Christian Resources: Bible Verse of the Day
3.2 Thrifty Ideas: Article – “How much does a baby really cost?”
3.3 Preschool and Kindergarten: Craft Recipes
3.4 Math: Free Printable Graph Paper of All Kinds (and More!)
3.5 Sewing: Summer Clutch Bag
3.6 Cooking and Life 101: Ten Ways Kids Can Help in the Kitchen
3.7 History: “Growth of a Nation” – Animated Atlas of US Growth
3.8 Family: 12th Cousins, 6 Times Removed…or Something
3.9 English: Valerie’s Living Books
This simple Bible verse of the day might make a good selection for daily copywork.
This article is subtitled, “How I raised my baby for the cost of a cup of coffee a day.” Read how a mom kept a careful account of just how much they really spent during the first year of their daughter’s life. This mom reduced costs while still enjoying her baby girl and providing everything the infant truly needed. Get all her tips in the full article.
Find several choices in each of the categories for paints, clays, pastes, and modeling doughs, in addition to a homemade glue recipe.
This website offers printable downloads and templates for many types of paper often useful in the home and homeschool. You can download more than 900 papers–free–and, if you subscribe to the site, you get first dibs on new additions and a special price if you wish to buy a disc with all the papers on it.
This small clutch can be machine-sewn or, since it is small, can even be hand-sewn. It is designed for linen, but you can use whatever leftover fabrics you have on hand or buy remnants, then decorate as you wish.
Moms often hear, “Can I help?” from their little ones. Here are some great tips on ways children can help–really help–in the kitchen. Along the way, the children will also be learning valuable life skills. Contrary to popular teen belief, you cannot actually survive on McDonald’s, Ramen noodles, and Kraft macaroni and cheese forever! We know these things, right Mom?
Growth of a Nation, a 10-minute video, is on YouTube. The video by Animated Atlas clearly shows the entire history of U.S. colonies, states, and territories. It’s an awesome visual aid to U.S. history! As a geography tool, this gets an A+. The same producer makes other animated atlases, some also on YouTube.
Here is a clear, simple graphic explaining the whole “cousins removed” situation. Even your editor is beginning to understand it now.
If you use “living books” in your curriculum, you won’t want to miss this resource for reviews of hundreds of out-of-print books.