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Extension Activities for James Herriot’s Treasury for Children

I love to supplement the literature-based approach of Sonlight with hands-on crafts and extension activities. Besides the Hands-on History kit available for purchase, I like to add on even more projects inspired by the great books we read. I find that … Continue reading

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Jumping Dolphin Craft Plus More Extensions for Dolphin Adventure

As we progress through HBL A, I’ve been creating a series of activities to go along with each of the Read-Alouds. Although I’ve never been a very crafty parent, I find myself wanting to get involved with these extension projects! … Continue reading

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5 Types of Hands-On Projects and Extras Perfect for Sonlight

My oldest child is logical and practical. While my husband insists that our oldest is practically a replica of me, this is one area where we are as different as night and day. I am a creative person who loves … Continue reading

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School Supplies

"Does the Full-Grade Package really include everything I'll need?" she asked a little apprehensively. "Well... of course, it doesn't include the optional workbooks or electives, or basic school supplies such as pencils and paper," I clarified, "But yes, it includes all the books and teacher's … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday

The title isn't new or unique to me by any means, but it seemed appropriate for the time of year and day of the week. I have enjoyed reading my friends' daily "thankful" posts on Facebook of late. It helps … Continue reading

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Countdown to Christmas: 5 Days!

I love angels. I have collected them for as long as I can remember. In a culture that steals innocence at a young age and is increasingly violent, angels are a reminder of God's peace and watch-care over us. They … Continue reading

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Creative Expression

Maybe it's the all costumes I'm seeing these days. Or the funny graphics that show up on the internet. Or the music remixes and fan art I bump into. Or the arts and crafts and recipes people share this season. … Continue reading

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