Old Testament Prophecies and New Testament Fulfillments in Jesus

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Last year, our church adopted a rotation-model curriculum.  I have volunteered as a supplemental writer to add additional activities and resources to make the new curriculum structure work for our specific congregation.  I've supplemented units on Noah, Moses and the Plagues, Solomon, and my latest unit on the Prophets foretelling Christ's birth.  It has definitely been the most difficult unit to … [ Keep reading… ]

Easter Chicks and Dirt Dessert

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  "Dirt" (layered Oreo crumbs and pudding) is one of our favorite spring-time snacks...and not just because our boys think it is fun to say they are eating dirt.  We added an Easter spin on the classic with some colored coconut and Marshmallow Chicks for this Easter Chicks and Dirt Dessert!   After I made this dessert a few days ago (and thought I was being so creative), I … [ Keep reading… ]

40% off T.S. Shure Puzzles and Crafts

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  Today only, you can get 40% off T.S. Shure Puzzles and Blocks Sets on Amazon.  I have never heard of this company before, but I was super impressed when I looked through all of the awesome products they have!   And I think I just might have to get a few of these...  :) Here are just a few of my favorites that I found while browsing through all the deals: Human Anatomy Dolls: … [ Keep reading… ]

Easter Eraser Sorting with Tweezers

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  I found these cute little Easter erasers in the Dollar Spot at Target a few weeks ago.  We used them for this great sorting and fine motor activity! Sorting is a wonderful skill to encourage cognitive development in preschoolers.  And using tweezers helps build the small muscles in the hands that your child will write and draw with.   Here's what you'll need:  small … [ Keep reading… ]

5 Reasons to Ditch Your Phone and Pick Up a REAL Camera

Learn how to use your real camera to get awesome photos

I know, I know...camera phones are so convenient.  Who wants to tote around a clunky DSLR when you can just grab your camera from your pocket and capture those unforgettable memories of your kids?  We already have enough stuff to carry around as it is!     I'm all about using my phone's camera and I normally take multiple pictures with my phone every single day.  But those aren't the … [ Keep reading… ]