Seasonal Activities

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Creating a Hopeful Christmas

Every home has its own culture for celebrating the holidays – its own family traditions, its own way of doing things. Imagine being a new visitor to a new home and being thrust into the thick of celebration their way. No one was really asking you what you wanted or […]

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Christmas Math

The weeks leading up to Christmas are the perfect time to put aside math textbooks and dive into some exciting “living” math lessons. Not only will the following ideas bring refreshing sighs of joy from your children, but some of them will fit seamlessly into the daily duties that go […]

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Our Favorite Christmas Books to Read Aloud

There’s something about Christmastime that makes you want to snuggle your kids in close and get lost in a touching story. If you’re looking for some good Christmas titles, these are our very favorite Christmas read-alouds from board books for your littles to chapter books you can savor over the […]

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Preserving the Harvest

“You crown the year with your bounty; your wagon tracks overflow with abundance”—Psalm 65:11 (ESV) Growing your own food is one of life’s great pleasures, but the joy does not need to stop with the garden. Preserving your harvest not only ensures healthy food throughout the year, it teaches your children […]

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