I just checked out my Google Reader and noticed that I have 211 subscriptions at the moment. It gets bigger just about everyday. I love to read a good blog if I’ve got some spare time, and it’s where I get inspired for many of my crafty ideas also. I’ve got them all organized into different categories some of them are: Crafty, Quilts, Coupons, Homeschooling, and People I Know. If you’re ever looking for an idea, I’ve got a blog for that. Seriously. But, I thought I’d share a few of my favorites with you in the Homeschooling department. I’m sure you seasoned moms have many more resources that you use online so please share them with me in the comments!!!
- 1+1+1=1: The woman that runs this blog is a pretty awesome homeschooler. The title comes from Ecclesiastes 4:12 (also from the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit being 1 God). It’s an amazing resource for printables, ideas, you name it. Make sure you check out “Tot School” and her philosophies on teaching her children. I’ve gotten lost in her blog for hours before.
- Totally Tots: Ran by the same woman as above, the mission of this blog is to help Christian mama’s train up their kiddos in the way they should go. There are really awesome resources and printables that you can use to teach your kids ABCs and Bible stories all at the same time. FANTASTIC if you ask me.
- Bible Story Printables: Ever heard of Seeds Family Worship? Well if you haven’t, check them out. They have these awesome CDs (find them here or on Amazon here) that take Bible verses and change them into catchy songs to help your little ones memorize scripture. (It’s never to early to start hiding those bits of truth in their little hearts.) This website has printable worksheets, coloring pages, books, flashcards, etc. that go along with each of the Seeds songs so you can reinforce those verses even more. Pretty awesome.
Now, I realize that Rylea isn’t even 2 yet, but it’s never to early to start working on things with her, and I’m home all day, so why not? I’ve made her laminated flashcards that she really just kinda throws around and plays with right now but I can sneak in a “What’s that Rylea?” or “What color is that apple?” and we can work on learning basic things as we play together. Being home is such a blessing, and I’m going to chose not to “eat the bread of idleness”, at least not when it comes to teaching my kids and raising them to be God honoring people!