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A Bundle of Myrrh

"My beloved is unto me as a bundle of myrrh." Song of Solomon 1:13

Archive for the ‘Learning Basket’ Category

Learning Basket: Letter C

Friday, September 14th, 2012


Virtue and Vocabulary: Contentment – “But godliness with contentment is great gain.” Timothy 6:6


Letter C writing and craft

Watch Chrysanthemum


Learning Basket: Letter B

Monday, September 10th, 2012

This Week’s Virtue and Verse: Benevolent – “Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all, especially to those who are of the household of faith.” Galatians 6:10

What is being Benevolent? What are some ways we can be Benevolent? Giving money to Jesus at church, giving some of our toys or clothing to other children, sharing.

Activity: Bake Blackberry Muffins

Reading: Letter B Books

Bears on Chairs

The Bunny Book

Boz Takes You to the Zoo

Fancy Nancy: Bonjour Butterfly

The Best Nest


Learning In The Home

Friday, August 31st, 2012


Lord Jesus Christ, the children’s friend,
To each of them Your presence send;
Call them by name and keep them true
In loving faith, dear Lord, to You.

I explained in another post that Phil and I don’t plan on homeschooling our kids, but that doesn’t mean we’ll be leaving all of their education in the hands of their public school teachers. We feel that we have much to teach them at home and in many ways can do more than their school teachers are able to do. I thought this post from Simple Mom had a lot of good things to say about educating your publicly schooled children at home. We plan on doing something similar as our children age.


Letter A Week

Monday, August 27th, 2012

Last week I began our daily lessons. My plan is to use the alphabet to teach something different each day.

This week our lessons for A:

Virtue (not really one but it worked) and Vocabulary wordAbundant

Bible Verse: “The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.” John 10:10

Saint: St. Augustine, coloring page HERE. Since Augustine wrote some pretty famous works, our activity for this day was to write a book about Jesus.

Cooking Lesson or Snack: Apple Strudel Muffins

Reading: Angelina and Alice, A Day on the Farm

We didn’t get to the rest of my lesson plan this week which was an Instrument, Composer and the Artist but we had fun with what we did get to.