Top Eleven in ’11: #6

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For the eleven days remaining in 2011, I’ll be counting down the most popular posts of the year.  The posts you will see in the coming days have had the most visits according to Google Analytics. Here’s #6… DIY Paint-with-Water Pages Remember those fun paint-with-water pages you had as a kid?  Now you can make your own!  I used our homemade watercolors in our version, but you could also … [ Keep reading… ]

Merry Christmas!!!

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I hope that today has been a day filled with family, food, and most importantly, the celebration of the birth of our Savior! From our family to yours...Merry Christmas! "Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord."  -Luke 2:11 … [ Keep reading… ]

Top Eleven in ’11: #7

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For the eleven days remaining in 2011, I’ll be counting down the most popular posts of the year.  These posts have had the most visits according to Google Analytics. Here’s #7… Letter Boxes & Scavenger Hunt This was the very first learning activity EVER POSTED on my blog!  Can you believe it?  My nostalgia makes me a little partial to this activity.  :) Here's a tip:  If you have a … [ Keep reading… ]

One of my New Favorite Christmas Books!

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On a whim, I picked up Song of the Stars at our local Christian bookstore yesterday.  It is written by Sally Lloyd-Jones, the same author as The Jesus Storybook Bible (our very favorite children's Bible), so I knew I would love it! The book starts off talking about the wind rustling, creatures stirring, declaring "It is time!"  Throughout the book, the various names for Jesus are used (King of … [ Keep reading… ]

Show-and-Share Saturday Link Up!

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There were lots of fun ideas shared last week!  Here are just a few: There's still time to make this beautiful nativity silhouette painting with your children from Joyfully Weary! This Star of David from Mama Pea Pod is absolutely beautiful! This is BY FAR the most creative crayon art that I've seen yet!  How cute is this adorable Rudolph from Rockabye Butterfly? This Candy Cane Name … [ Keep reading… ]

Top Eleven in ’11: #8

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For the eleven days remaining in 2011, I’ll be counting down the most popular posts of the year.  The posts you will see in the coming days have had the most visits according to Google Analytics. Here’s #8… Toilet Paper Roll Books (with pull tabs) These fun little books, made from toilet paper rolls, were inspired by a dear friend.  Although we made ours to practice colors, you could really … [ Keep reading… ]