Spine For Catholic Religion Curriculum- Teaching Multiple Ages

My kids are ages 2, 4, 6, and 8. I currently homeschool everyone, and that includes our Religious Education. (Even when we do attend Religious Ed at our church, which we're not doing this year, I still teach Religion at home.) This year, we have been using Tell Me About The Catholic Faith (which I shorten to TMACF) as the spine for our Religion curriculum.   I don't want you to … [Read more...]

Catholic Books Of The Bible Bookmark- Free Printable!

I created a printable books of the Bible bookmark that includes all the books of the Bible- of which there are 73. This is free to print, and your kids can color and decorate however they wish. :-) I have the book of the Bible listed chronologically, and sorted by old and new testaments. You can color and decorate the front of the bookmark however you want. My kids all chose to … [Read more...]

Printable Reading Charts For Kids: 20 Book Challenge, 40 Book Challenge, And 100 Book Challenge!

I like to be able to track my kid's reading, and keep records to go into their school portfolios of what we've read. I also like to reward good reading habits. I've found that in our family, keeping reading charts is a way to kill both of these birds with one stone. I have created several different reading charts to use with my kids. Having some different options seems to keep things fresh. … [Read more...]

Best Picture Books Of The Easter Story

I went on a quest to find the best picture books for kids that convey the true meaning of Easter for kids, and I want to share my findings with all of you! Even though these are reviews of these Easter picture books, no one payed me to write this and I purchased all the books with my own money, so this is not a skewed review- just me making some book suggestions to my friends. :-) I have … [Read more...]

Fun And Colorful Saint Book For Kids- Lacy’s Picks

I'm starting a new series called "Lacy's Picks" where I can feature kid products that are absolute favorites in our home. These are not paid reviews, but products that are my personal favorites that I recommend to my friends. Because that's how I like to think of ya'll - as friends. :-)  You can read more about Lacy's Picks here. Today I'm featuring a book I purchased for the kids for … [Read more...]

Organizing Religious/Seasonal Children’s Books (and all of your other kid books, too!)

I love having religious picture books, but sometimes, our children's books become so disorganized that they don't get utilized as much as I want them to. So I set out to put a new system in place for our children's books- a system that has worked in our home for almost 6 months now with 4 kids (ages 7, 5, 3, and 1). It was a little time consuming to set up in the beginning, but has been easy to … [Read more...]