Family activities | Classroom Reviews

The Grannie Annie – Historical Family Stories Written by Young People

Online: Interviewing Tips, Writing Resources, Illustration Guide, 420 Published Stories, Index of Published Stories http://www.thegrannieannie.org/ by Michael Leppert Many classroom teachers have realized that a great way to learn about world history is to use a student’s own family’s history as the center of their studies. Once they know a bit about a relative’s life, […]

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Dabble – Fast-Paced Word Board Game

www.inillc.com 7112 Cypress Hill Drive Gaithersburg, Maryland 20879 E-mail: jvohra@inillc.com Review by Jennifer Nairne Like many other families, Thursday night is Game Night at our house. It is a familiar scene to most – Mom, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa, and the kids join around the kitchen table for a friendly board game. We are a vision […]

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Nature Trading Cards – Fun Facts & Photos

Age Range: 5 and up Cost Range: $2.00 – $20.00 Subject: Nature/Outdoors/Geography Website: naturetradingcards.com Phone: (831) 345-3423 By Matt Barnabei www.naturetradingcards.com Have you ever been at the beach, on a hike or on a boat and seen a gorgeous bird, fish, flower or furry friend and wished you had known what kind it was? With […]

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Mendocino Outdoor Science School

By Janet Esposito http://mendocinowoodlands.org/ Mendocino Woodlands Camp Association P.O. Box 267 Mendocino, CA 95460 Phone: 707-937-5755 Email: education@mendocinowoodlands.org Every Spring and Fall, along the rugged, ancient Northern California coast, something magical happens. Homeschooling families from across the state, and even from across the nation, gather together to participate in a highly-acclaimed educational program: Mendocino Outdoor […]

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What Really Happens on College Campuses?

Early preparation equals success www.achievementworks.com By Carolyn Croom Baker, Achievement Works.com Jessica’s graduation party was like many May – June events. She was heading off to her dream college with a merit scholarship. There were congratulatory cards and commendations for a job well done. Her college educated parents thought they had done all the right […]

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Love 2 Ride Horses/Sonrise Stable Books

www.love2ridehorses.com By Nicole Alexander Most young girls love horses, and most young Christian girls will almost certainly enjoy the offerings found at Love2RideHorses.com, in particular the Sonrise Stable book series. Love2RideHorses.com is a hub for all kinds of equine-centric products. There are customizable Love 2 Ride T-shirts; horse-themed arts and crafts sets; fiction and non-fiction […]

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Bearport Books Use Kids’ Curiosity To Get Them Reading

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Fitivities – A Great Way for the Family to Exercise & Have Fun!

70 E. Parkridge Ave. Ste 104 Corona, CA 92879 http://www.fitivities.com/ 844-FIT-GAME $39.95 By Emerson Sandow The positive benefits of regular exercise on the brain is well-established. Even with only 5 minutes per day, you can give your brain increased blood flow and create new neurons and synapses. Numerous studies have shown that initial learning and […]

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