Games are such a great way to learn things. That’s why I’m so excited to let you know what I’ve been up to. I’ve combined some of my interests of teaching, of researching, and of manipulating text and images on paper and I’ve have come up with some great educational file folder games. Now, I’ll admit I didn’t do this all by myself. I’ve had some amazing help from my boys. They’ve supplied me with so many great ideas and they’ve helped me a lot with game board design. I really couldn’t have done it without them.
My oldest son will be driving soon, and for me, that’s a rather scary thought. Especially when I consider some of the recent stories I’ve heard of his older cousins who have recently learned to drive. (Some of which involve telephone poles and flipped Four Wheelers.)
Add to that the fact that one out of every two teen drivers
This week in Bigger Hearts for His Glory we studied Andrew Jackson. Andrew Jackson was different from the previous presidents. He was the first president of the United States from the frontier of America. He had an extremely quick temper and fought 103 duels in his lifetime. He was called “Old Hickory” because of his […]
This week in Bigger Hearts for His Glory, we learned about William Henry Harrison and Tecumseh. These two leaders fought against each other several times. First, they fought in the war between the Indians and the settlers, and later they fought again in the war between the British and Americans. We discussed the Indians’ and […]
We finished up week twelve this week in Heart of Dakota’s Bigger Hearts for His Glory. We learned about John Stark and George Washington. We read about George Washington’s childhood and the story of how he hacked away at his father’s cherry tree with his hatchet. For art we studied symmetry and made a painting […]
When Melanie over at Wind in a Letterbox asked me to do an interview with her about homeschooling, I was honored. I love writing about homeschooling. So I was a little surprised when I sat down to answer the interview questions, that these feelings of, “Oh, no, what did I get myself into?” came over […]