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Summer Reading Fun With FREE Printable Lists By Age

Summer Reading Fun With FREE Printable Lists By Age

I am an avid reader. Somehow, all three of my children have acquired that trait. Needless to say we do A LOT of reading in our house and make countless trips to the library. Despite all of this I am very aware that not every child (or parent for that matter) loves to read. However,(…)

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Life Skills: Using The Library – Dewey Decimal System

Life Skills: Using The Library – Dewey Decimal System

While we have the Internet and an endless supply of digital books, there is still something to be said for learning to navigate the library. Using the library is a life skill that can be taught to kids both young an old. The library offers an endless supply of free books to read and enjoy.(…)

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High School Series Books Summer Reading List ~ FREE PRINTABLE

High School Series Books Summer Reading List ~ FREE PRINTABLE

I remember being in high school and being frustrated by the fact that I didn’t have time to read the books I wanted to. Summer came and I was thrilled to be set free to read what I wanted! Summer reading can help keep teens minds engaged and in motion during these months of downtime(…)

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Middle School Series Books Summer Reading List ~ FREE PRINTABLE

Middle School Series Books Summer Reading List ~ FREE PRINTABLE

Summer is here and kids are in full summer mode. As a parent and home educator I worry about the inevitable “summer slide” where our kids can lose information during the lazy months of summer. One way we can combat this is by keeping our children engaged in summer reading. Summer reading can help keep their(…)

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Love Arrives in Pieces Book Review

Love Arrives in Pieces Book Review

You have to give yourself permission to heal, and Brokenness can be beautiful, are just two of the encouraging sentiments found in this latest book, Love Arrives in Pieces, by Betsy St. Amant. About Love Arrives in Pieces For so long, Stella was known for her beauty. Now, with her heart stripped bare, she must(…)

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Grades 3-5 Series Books Summer Reading List ~ FREE PRINTABLE

Grades 3-5 Series Books Summer Reading List ~ FREE PRINTABLE

Summer is upon us and kids are gearing up for their summer of freedom from the confines of school. As a parent and home educator I worry about the inevitable “summer slide” where our kids can lose information during the lazy months of summer. One way we can combat this is by keeping our children(…)

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5+ Minecraft Books For Your Minecraft Loving Kid

5+ Minecraft Books For Your Minecraft Loving Kid

I have two kids in my house who LOVE Minecraft and I know they aren’t alone! I often search for and either borrow from the library or purchase from Amazon (many Kindle books I get for free) Minecraft Books for my kids to enjoy. If your Minecraft loving kids are anything like mine, they will(…)

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Children’s Activities & Books for Memorial Day

Children’s Activities & Books for Memorial Day

In honor of Memorial Day I think it is good to educate our children about why we celebrate this holiday. I have gathered up a list of Children’s Books for Memorial Day to us with your children. Memorial Day is traditionally observed on May 30, but is now officially observed on the last Monday in May.(…)

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K-2 Series Books Summer Reading List ~ FREE PRINTABLE

K-2 Series Books Summer Reading List ~ FREE PRINTABLE

School is nearing its close, and summer is approaching, kids are rejoicing! The much anticipated break is near! Problem? There can be a major loss of information during the summer months. (Otherwise known as the “summer slide”) Solution? A summer reading list to help keep their minds in motion and promote a love of both reading(…)

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How We Teach: The Real Lives of Homeschoolers

How We Teach: The Real Lives of Homeschoolers

I am so excited to announce that the new iHomeschool Network book is out! And I am one of the contributing authors! How We Teach I have been a member of iHomeschool Network for almost 2 years now and have had the privilege of joining many of these awesome homeschool bloggers in bringing you great(…)

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15 Awesome Non-fiction Animal Books for Kids

15 Awesome Non-fiction Animal Books for Kids

Children of all ages love animals! That’s why it is a great subject to help the get used to reading non-fiction. Non-fiction is what they will read the most during their adult life, so getting them used to reading it now will help them later on. It is a totally different style and many children(…)

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FREE Printable: Compare Contrast Book vs Movie

FREE Printable: Compare Contrast Book vs Movie

We do a lot of reading in our house. I love to read and have been lucky enough to have children who share that love of reading. One of the things we have done throughout the years is read a book, watch the movie, and then compare and contract book vs. movie. Compare Contrast Book(…)

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