X is for Xerxes

Do you ever wish you could reach out and touch a piece of history? I almost had that opportunity once (I say “almost” because touching artifacts was strictly prohibited!). I was at a large art museum and stumbled into the gallery that displayed Near Eastern art. What my mind had failed to connect prior to […]

Poetry Prompts for Children

It’s time for Poppins Book Nook! This virtual monthly book club showcases great books for children and activities to accompany them. This month’s theme was Poetry! For this theme, rather than a craft, I focused more on introducing the concept of writing poetry with my two oldest children (ages 9 and 7). We’ve read poetry […]

W is for Whale {FREE Jonah and the Whale Printable Emergent Reader!}

Oh, it feels like its been forever since I’ve put up a post for this series! I’ve missed it! Now that giveaway series and sicknesses are past, it’s time to dive back in and get these last few letters done! This week, I’m sharing resources to go along with the story of Jonah and the […]

FREE Rainbow Girl Valentines!

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and if you still haven’t decided on what sort of cards you child should hand out, you should give these a try! Reminiscent of an old favorite cartoon which I personally LOVED as a little girl, these rainbow girls will bring lots of fun and color to a […]

Free Snowflake Printable Activities for Preschool

Here I am again with another fun preschool pack! You loved the monster activity pack so much that I’ve made a new one for winter! These free snowflake printable activities for preschool are so much fun! In fact, we almost had a fight with the older kids today because they were begging to do the […]

FREE “Mama, Do You Love Me?” Literature Pack

With winter upon us, my kiddos and I are setting the mood by studying about the Arctic region.  Since I don’t follow a curriculum, I follow the lead of some of my favorite bloggers and create literature packets to go along with children’s books.  I like doing this because it keeps all of our lessons connected, keeps the […]

U is for Unleavened Bread

Today I am excited to guest post for Dusty for the ABC’s of Bible Study for Children. I am Karyn and I blog at Teach Beside Me. Today’s post is U is for Unleavened Bread. I had fun researching this topic and deciding what to use in this post. As I have been preparing for […]

FREE Winter Girls Word Search Printable Pack

My eight year old daughter loves word searches. She has several activity books that contain them and thoroughly enjoys the challenge they bring to her. With the onset of colder weather, pharm they also make great boredom busters when cabin fever sets in.  I created this pack with my girl in mind and am now […]

T is for Truth

It’s time for the letter T in the ABC’s of Bible Study!  This week’s post is an exclusive FREE printable pack, T is for TRUTH! Using this printable, but primarily through the exploration of the selected Bible verses, children will learn that the word of God contains the truth, and that truth is sharper than any […]

Q is for Quiet Spirit

Anyone with children appreciates those quiet moments!  Does having a “quiet spirit” mean that our children will be quiet all the time! To see how to help our children develop a quiet spirit, we have to know what the Bible says about a quiet spirit. The verse that comes first to mind is directed to godly wives:  but let […]