God First Loved Us: A Valentine’s Devotional Journal for Kids

God First Loved Us: A Valentine's Devotional Journal for Kids

God First Loved Us: A Valentine’s Devotional Journal for Kids is a 69-page printable Valentine’s Bible Study eBook that is perfect for children in grades 1-7. Younger children may need additional help from parents. This devotional journal is a two week study that is designed to be used from February 1st-14th. The first week focuses […]

New Book! The Rosary for Children: A Guide and Activity Book

Are you teaching your child to pray The Rosary for the very first time? Do you want your child to have a deeper understanding of The Rosary? If so, The Rosary: A Guide and Activity Book written by my friend, Ellen Mady, is exactly what you need! The Rosary: A Guide and Activity Book is […]

Nature Abstract Art Ideas

This post was written by Upside Down Homeschooling Contributor, Misty Leask from Beautiful Ashes. A lot of what we’ve been covering through our Art Appreciation study so far has been reading and observing several works of art. This week the kiddos were thrilled to be able to put what they’ve been learning and create their […]

5 Ideas to Refresh Your Homeschool Curriculum

5 Ideas to Refresh Your Homeschool Curriculum

Getting bored of your lessons? Use these helpful tips to refresh your homeschool curriculum in 2014. 1. Go to a homeschool convention Meet fellow homeschoolers, meet lifelong homeschoolers, meet the publishers creating your homeschool curriculum. Homeschool conventions are like the ultimate brainstorming session — go discover the magic that happens in our community! Teach Them […]

My Journal of Saints: A One Year Study of Saints for Kids

My Journal of Saints: A One Year Study of Saints for Kids

Studying the saints has been a major portion of our homeschooling lessons this year. My daughters absolutely LOVE learning about the lives of the people who influenced our faith so very much. We have a few reference books of saints, but I wanted my daughters to do more than just read about the saints. I […]

Fun Art Appreciation Activities for Kids

Fun Art Appreciation Activities for Kids

This post is a contributor post written by Misty Leask. This past month most of our art classes have been hands on, which has been a lot more fun for my kiddos I created quite a few matching games to aid in teaching my kiddos. There are matching games for the different types of art, […]

Begin a New Semester a Different Way

A Different Way

As I sat in Mass on Sunday morning and listened to our priest give a wonderful homily on the Magi visiting Jesus, he challenged us each to also return a different way. You see, after seeing Jesus, the Magi returned a different way. Not only did they return home by a different route, they also […]

FREE Printable Mid-Year Homeschool Review Forms

FREE Mid-Year Homeschool Review Forms

How has the progress in your homeschool been so far this school year? Are you ahead of schedule, a little behind, or do you simply have no clue? Yep. I’ve been there too. After homeschooling for a few years and feeling completely unorganized around this time of the year, I had finally had enough. I […]