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Book Recommendations

I just love old books. Pretty much the older the better! The book I am reviewing today was the winner of the Boys Club of America Junior Book Award in 1968 and is an American classic back in a special 50th anniversary hardcover edition. This book definitely qualifies as a wonderful old book! Come check out this Charlie the Tramp review and giveaway!

Charlie the Tramp Book Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

I just love old books. Pretty much the older the better! The book I am reviewing today was the winner of the Boys Club of America Junior Book Award in 1968 and is an American classic back in a special 50th anniversary hardcover edition. This book definitely qualifies as a wonderful old book! Come check out this Charlie the Tramp review and giveaway!   CHARLIE THE…

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Children’s Thanksgiving Books that focus on being Grateful

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. It’s right up there with Christmas in my book! There’s just something about gathering together with family and friends and consuming copious amounts of turkey and pie. But in the hustle and bustle of the holidays, it can be easy to forget the real reason we are gathering together. To give thanks.

One of my favorite ways to help my kids learn these lessons (without feeling like I’m preaching to them) is to read a good book. Or three. So today, I want to share with you a few Thanksgiving books that help us focus on gratitude and family togetherness (and not so much on the turkey.)

Are you trying to figure out how to explain the election process to your kids? I have found 15 outstanding Election Books to you won’t mind reading to your kiddos!

15 Outstanding Election Books You’ll Actually Want to Read

Are you trying to figure out how to explain the election process to your kids? Election day is coming up in less than a week, and it’s a good time to discuss how elections work with your kiddos. The election process and even the history of voting can be a little bit confusing to the younger readers. I have found 15 outstanding Election Books to you won’t mind reading to your kiddos!

If you suffer from arachnophobia like I do, you might struggle to find books about spiders that won't scare you! Look no further! Check out this list of spider books for the faint of heart from a self-proclaimed spider hater!

WTRW – Spider Books for the Faint of Heart

If you suffer from arachnophobia like I do, you might struggle to find books about spiders that won’t scare you! Look no further! Check out this list of spider books for the faint of heart from a self-proclaimed spider hater!   Spiders… ugh. I don’t like the creepy, crawly creatures! One time, I almost wrecked my car because of a spider. I was driving down the…

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Teaching Government to Teens: Resources and Review of Notgrass Exploring Government

Teaching Government to Teens: Resources and Review of Notgrass Exploring Government

In this post I will be reviewing the Notgrass Exploring Government curriculum, and sharing how it has changed my view of American Government and Politics. I’m also linking up some {mostly free} resources for teaching Government and Civics to your teen. Exploring Government Review This year, we are using Notgrass Exploring Government for my 8th grader. We really wanted to study government this year since it is…

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Whether you are celebrating Columbus Day or you are studying Early American explorers, you are sure to find some great resources in this list! I have gathered the best Christopher Columbus books, lesson plans, and activities I could find all together in one place.

Christopher Columbus Unit Study Resources

Whether you are celebrating Columbus Day or you are studying Early American explorers, you are sure to find some great resources in this list! I have gathered the best Christopher Columbus books, lesson plans, and activities I could find all together in one place. History is my favorite subject. I love teaching History to my kids and I love learning about History on my own. History…

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A Study on Pablo Picasso – Lesson Plans and Ideas for Picture Study

Pablo Picasso was born on October 25, 1881 in a little town in Spain. He became one of the most renowned artists that ever lived, and this month we are celebrating his life with a Pablo Picasso Artist Study!  It’s October 1, y’all! I cannot believe how quickly this year has passed! It will be Christmas before we know it! I’m so excited to be a part of…

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