LDS Blog Train “A Christ Centered Christmas”

Last year I had a great plan that every day my children would learn another verse or part of the Nativity story found in Luke 2 (King James Version).  Well, I think we memorized 3 verses last year!  We did have fun drawing pictures of the specific words we were memorizing and so we will pick it up again…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

What comes to your mind when you think of Thanksgiving?  A few things pop up in my mind as soon as I think about it.  The first thing I think about is when my dad use to do the turkey walk.  What is a turkey walk you ask?  Well, early in the morning before the turkey goes in the…

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Worth Saluting

Rushing into the market, my eyes dashed around the unfamiliar layout of a neighborhood grocery store. Suddenly, as I turned the corner of the frozen section, wobbling directly toward me, came an elderly gentleman with slumped shoulders wearing a cap embellished with the "scrambled eggs" design of military distinction. Snapping to attention, I saluted him and said loud enough…

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How to Draw a Witch with the Letter “G”

Happy Halloween from 20 years ago! What are some of your favorite Halloween memories?  One of my favorite memories happened 20 years ago when I was a Senior in High School.  I grew up in Southern California and I was on the Varsity Volleyball team.  A couple of my volleyball buddies decided that we should dress up like characters…

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Lego Tower Multiplication Game

My children LOVE to play with legos so when I came across some ideas for lego games that are educational, I jumped on some design ideas.  Here is a simple Multiplication freebie for you to use with your children.  Just print on card stock and laminate it.  Then collect at least 20 lego pieces that are the ones with…

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Zoo Field Trip Worksheet

Educational Zoo Field Trip Packet for Teachers, Home schoolers and Families!!  Whether you are going to the zoo with your family, friends, homeschooling group or school field trip, this packet will bring smiles to your students and children as they explore a day at the zoo.  I was driving in my car one day and I had some ideas…

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Scripture Smoothies

There is nothing more important to me then the Savior, Jesus Christ.  Words cannot adequately express my sincere feelings for Him and His ultimate sacrifice to bring both myself and my family back to His presence someday.  It is very important to me that my children come to love the Savior too and understand the sacrifice and perfect example He…

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Homeschool: The Creation Pinwheel and Matching Game

I was preparing a lesson for my primary sunbeam class for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints back in April and I came up with this fun pinwheel and matching game.  Thanks to Sarah from Educlips who is an amazing artist where I bought some of these great images.  I then put together this fun design to help my…

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