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Free Printable Purim Cast Booklet

Subscribe at the bottom of this page and you will receive an email link to the free download. (We only send email once a month). Introduce your children to Esther, the King, Mordecai, Haman and his wife by creating a Purim Cast booklet. There are several free videos and teachings on this site. to help you teach the story of Purim: ... Read More »

Learn the Ten Commandments in Five Minutes

Do your children know the Ten Commandments? Do you? According to Kelton Research and Ten Commandments Commission, only fourteen percent can accurately name all Ten Commandments. Now, eighty percent of 1,000 respondents could name the burger’s primary ingredient –“two all-beef patties” — but less than six in ten knew the commandment “thou shalt not kill.” Forty-three percent of respondents – including those who regularly attend church ... Read More »

Free Printable Workbox Tags

Twelve free printable workbox tags with school subjects and blank tags free to subscribers.    Subscribe You will receive an email with your download link. Do not worry if you are already subscribed to our list. You will not receive duplicates. If you would like to thank us you can do so my sharing the link to this page. Read More »

Free 35 Lapbook Booklets

A lapbook is made up of mini books, small booklets that contain the things your child has learned. These mini booklets are our gift to you. Subscribe at the bottom of this page. Fan Booklet Template Circle Book Template 2 Tag Booklet Template Circle Book Template 3 Flower Book Template Circle Book Template 4 Scalloped Book Template Tab Book Template ... Read More »

Free Passover Copy Work

Subscribe at the bottom of this page to receive access to nine free printable pages of copy work using Old and New Testament Passover Bible verses. Text is supplied in dotted print for younger children to practice tracing letters with lined space for older children to copy passages. A Family Guide to the Biblical Holidays Learn the teaching method God uses to teach ... Read More »

Free Book Excerpts & Homeschool Lessons

We want to make sure you like our books before purchasing. We offer hundreds of pages of free homeschool lapbooks, worksheets, lesson plans, and other homeschool helps below. The Heart of Wisdom Teaching Approach  This book will instruct you, step by step, how to give your child a Bible-focused, comprehensive education from preschool through high school; one that will train ... Read More »

Christian Book Facebook Group

You can now join the new Christian Book Facebook Group!  You will receive free ebook and sale books in your Facebook timeline (as  long as you like or love post to keep the group active Facebook changes their algorithms often). Fiction & Non-Fiction Books Fiction and nonfiction books will be posted. Not all freebies will be posted. Only  books will average a four ... Read More »

FREE Printable Stickers for Bible Journaling & Planners

To celebrate our new new Winter Planner Kits we bring you free winter stickers with adorable Eskimos! Subscribe for the free download at the bottom of this page.  Red & Winter Snow Planner Kit This lovely red and white kit is perfect for any cold month—December, January, or February. Because these are digital you can print as many as you ... Read More »

Spiritual Journey: Reaching the Promised Land

In the Heart of Wisdom Teaching Approach I compare the homeschool journey to the Exodus from Egypt (leaving public school) traveling in the desert, and seeking the Promised Land.The Passover story and journey to the Promised Land is a meaty symbol of our spiritual journey and growth. The Israelites were saved from Egypt but not all entered the Promised Land--only their children and a few men of faith entered. Likewise, in our spiritual journey we can be saved but fall short of arriving in the promised land. Read More »

Everyone Has a Worldview: Do You Know Yours?

God expects His people to seek earnestly for the truth. As the Apostle Paul faced the humanists of his day, so the faithful and aware Christian must, if he is truly to follow Christ, face the humanists of our day. Our children will eventually be in company with those taught totally humanistic values in the public school system. If our ... Read More »

An Unplanned Delight-Directed Homeschool Day

I teach using a combination of several different teaching methods for years and rarely think of them being different methods. Just as when I am fixing a meal I rarely think of the different methods used (chopping, mixing, blending, frying), I focus on the end result. This morning was a combination of unit study, delight-directed, writing to learn, and thematic studies. Here is a sample of our homeschool day. Our study took on a life of its own going in several unplanned directions (lessons running a muck is norm for us). Read More »

The Bible Project: Video Through the Entire Bible

Have you seen the Bible Project? They provide a video for every book of the Bible that outlines its structure and design and how it fits into the entire biblical story. The Bible Project is not part of any specific Christian denomination or tradition. The Bible Project is a full-time labor of love made up of artists, illustrators, designers, supporters ... Read More »

Chapter of the Week Bible Study & Free Worksheet

To join in the Bible Verse of the Week join the Bible Journaling  Facebook Group. This week chapter is Samuel 22. I will announce a new chapter every Monday. Read Four Steps and Download Worksheet Pray & Read the chapter Watch a Video & Fill out the Key Worksheet (optional) Choose a verse Creative Bible  page  374 Inspire Bible page 372 Journal in your Bible ... Read More »

Free Torah Class Videos

This is the best balanced Bible study I have used in 29 years homeschooling! and its FREE! You can watch a video with your children every morning,  and/or  read transcripts at  and download slideshows for each chapter. Tom Bradford walks you through the Torah and Prophets ONE chapter at a time revealing history and Hebrew view as well as how the OT ... Read More »

Free Bible Copy Work Revealing Jesus in the Old Testament

Subscribe on the bottom of this page to receive access to nine free printable pages of copy work using Old and New Testament Passover Bible verses. Use the dotted print for younger children to practice tracing letters. Use the lined space for older children to copy passages. A Family Guide to the Biblical Holidays Learn the teaching method God uses to teach His children. The ... Read More »

Homeschool 101 Infographic

Did you know over 66% of homeschoolers graduate college? Or that the number 1 and 2 reason for homeschool are safety and religion? Here is a great infographic on homeschool. Visit SchoolingSOS.com  to learn more. Read More »

The Ultimate List of Best 30 Free Educational Video Sites

Bookmark this site—you’ll want to come back. We appreciate a pin on Pinterest, Stumble or Facebook. Thank you! When I began homeschooling (29 years ago) I purchased a few VHS videos by National Geographic to add to my resources. That was about all that was available. Now there is a plethora of educational videos available online FREE! Below is an alphabetical list to ... Read More »

Drive Thru History DVDs Review

Drive Thru History is a series that makes exploring the history of Western Civilization meaningful and totally entertaining at the same time. My kids roll around the floor laughing at the outtakes and bloopers. David Stotts, a Christian, has spent the last 14 years in professional video and media production. His career in documentary production has taken him to 27 countries ... Read More »

Teaching with Movies: Middle Ages

I created a Pinterest board list of movies about the Middle Ages.   Many of the videos are free online. Please read the disclaimer first. Remember not all movies are historically accurate. The ones that are historically accurate are noted so. The BBC did a good documentary series which is listed close to the top of the Pinterest board. Check it out. ... Read More »

Torn Over Christmas?

How do you feel about Christmas? Do you observe it differently now compared to the way you observed it when you were a child? Do you observe it at all? Did you know Christmas has pagan roots? Does that bother you? Don’t get nervous. I’m not going to tell you what you should or shouldn’t be doing this time of ... Read More »

Keepin’ It Real: Falling Behind in Homeschooling

  It’s the thing that no one likes to talk about, the dirty little secret that plagues a good number of us homeschoolers.  We don’t dare say it out loud to the “You’re Not Qualified to Teach” crowd, in fact you’ve been avoiding those people for some time now. I am talking about getting behind.  I’m talking about that time ... Read More »

Homeschool? What about Socialization?!

The number one question people ask homeschoolers is “Aren’t you worried about socialization?  I had the cartoon above made a few years ago that illustrates my feelings. Yes, homeschool children should have friends. But not just random friends. Homeschoolers have the opportunity for selective socialization. Parents can guide their children to other Christian families with like-minded morals and values. Most homeschool ... Read More »

New Bible Journaling Facebook Group & More

I have stared a New Bible Journal Facebook Group and you are all invited. The new group focuses on Bible Journaling, Planners and Organization. If you like to plan, organize or Bible journal come over and chat. Have You Seen All Our Facebook Groups?   Homeschool with Movies Facebook Group Bible Journaling Digitally Facebook Group.   Heart of Wisdom Homeschool Facebook Group   ... Read More »

Heart of Wisdom Teacher Helps

Heart of Wisdom Teacher Helps for Homeschoolers: Bible Study, Charlotte Mason, Homeschooling with Movies, Lapbooking & More

Bookmark this page! It includes the instructions in the Heart of Wisdom Unit Studies as well as our teaching philosophies and online groups. Download the internet linked PDF.  ALl unit study links have been updated on Pinterest.  Ancient History Links Adam to Abraham Mesopotamia Ancient Egypt Ancient Israel Ancient Greece Ancient Rome The Messiah Heart of Wisdom Science Links Creation Light ... Read More »

Charlotte Mason Living Book Plan & Freebies

The Heart of Wisdom teaching approach is a four-year program consisting of several multi-level unit studies where each member of the family studies the same subject at the same time on their own individual level. This four-year rotation course gives each child three distinct exposures to each topic on their own level Read More »

Free Printable Workbox Tags

From the archives: We use the Workbox System by designed Sue Patrick to structure our school day. Homeschooling is so much easier I almost feel guilty. Our homeschool day flows without complaints.  If you are not familiar with the workbox system see the links at the bottom of this post. Our children absolutely love moving their workbox cards from  workbox to the ... Read More »

You Know You’re A Homeschool Mom When…

You Know You’re A Homeschool Mom When… When a child busts a lip, and after seeing she’s okay, you round up some Scotch tape to capture some blood and look at it under the microscope. You find dead animals and actually consider saving them to dissect later. Your children never, ever leave the “why?” stage. You look at every room in your ... Read More »

25+ Ways Teaching with Legos Can Improve Your Homeschool

Who doesn’t love legos? OK, except when your the mom picking them up for the bizillionth time or the one stopping on one barefoot, which is almost as painful as childbirth. (Here is a quick science lesson on Why Stepping on a Lego Hurts So Much.) When your children are dreading school walk in with a container of bright colored building blocks ... Read More »

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