If you haven’t already, check out 2021 fireworks! See our celebration wishes and tips below – Here’s to making more cherished memories in 2021! I’m so proud of all your accomplishments this year — and I just can’t wait to see what you do in the next year. “The future belongs to those who believe […]
A New Year’s resolution is a promise people make to themselves to do something positive to improve their life in the coming year. Do you have any New Year’s Resolutions for 2021? Want to be happier? There are many different ways we can improve ourselves. Here are a few ideas for New Year’s resolutions: Try volunteering […]
Let’s take a trip back in history to 1818, Salzburg, Austria. “Silent Night” is a popular Christmas carol by Franz Xaver Gruber to lyrics by Joseph Mohr. How exciting! Let’s see if we can make some observations and learn from history. Gruberg was a primary school teacher, church organist and composer in the village of Arnsdorf, who is […]
If you haven’t already, check out our History in 3 Minutes Podcast! Then enjoy this fun word search called “Ratify the Constitution”. Word searches develop spelling skills, extend vocabulary, and emphasize pattern recognition. Find all of the hidden words! Enjoy replaying one of your favorite word searches. Each time you replay it, the words are reordered […]
The lyrics of this song are based on a poem by Jane Taylor called “The Star” which appeared in 1806. “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” is a lullaby song and one of the most beloved nursery rhymes. Twinkle, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are. Up above the world so high, Like a […]
(Matthew 2:1-11 The Wise Men The wise men wanted to find Jesus to worship him. There was a new star in the sky. It led them to Jesus in Bethlehem. The wise men gave gifts to Jesus. Homeschoolers: Describe the story of the Wise Men.
Let’s take a trip back in history to 1911, New York City. How exciting! Let’s see if we can make some observations and learn from history. Let’s play Fill-in-the-Blank! I see the Statue of __________ This looks like the __________ Bridge Some people are riding a __________ Many men and women are wearing __________ Some […]
The Christmas Star will occur on December 21st when Saturn and Jupiter align. These two planets will produce a significant amount of light. The two largest planets in our solar system will look like a “double planet” for the first time since the Middle Ages. Nothing of this astronomical magnitude will happen again until March […]
Whenever you speak the truth, whenever you love someone, whenever you get involved, whenever you drop a bad habit and begin a new one, whenever you say your prayers, whenever you read a good book, whenever you watch wholesome entertainment, whenever you spend time with a family member, a friend, or someone that is lonely, […]
I would like to first thank my husband, Don, who is an inspiration and support in everything I do. My children, David and Joseph, give me hope to believe in all that is good. I would also like to thank my parents, Marian and Bernard Sheptoski, for teaching me to love reading good books.