My Sermon Notes Journal for Kids in Church

Sermon Notes Journal

At our church, our kids “age up” to sit in the sanctuary when they hit 6th grade. They have amazing, age appropraite classes for preschool through elementary. This past Sunday, my son aged up and joined us for the regular church service for the first time. Oh, how they grow! I wanted something to help keep him focused and to make these new adult sermons helpful to him, so I created My Sermon Notes Journal to help him and the other kids in our church. Now, it’s available for your kids, too!

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A Beautiful Picture Book About the 100 Years War

Picture Book about the 100 Years War

It can be so hard to find good, quality picture books for history sometimes. We search far and wide to find books on certain history topics and sometimes we come up short. When we couldn’t find a book on the 100 Years War, I took it upon myself to write one. With the help of my son and his illustrations, we are able to bring you a beautiful picture book: The Story of the 100 Years War.

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The Ultimate List of Middle Grade History Books

Literature based education is my jam. I try to fit in as many books as we can throughout our school year. Forget the text books, I want real, living books! Picture books, novels, you name it. All of our Rabbit Trails through History curriculum is filled with amazing pictures books and is a great fit for both elementary and middle school learners. I always add novels to my middle schooler’s lessons, but that leaves the rest of the families using Rabbit Trails saying, “What novels should my child read along with these lessons?” Never fear, the ultimate list of middle grade history books is here!

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20 Picture Books About Native Americans

20 Picture Books About Native Americans. 20 of the best picture books about Native Americans. Picture Books about Native American Tribes. #picturebooks #booklist #nativeamericans

Learning about Native Americans is important for many reasons. Not only do we get to learn about those that have come before us, but it’s important to learn about Native Americans throughout history through a lense of what really happened, not just the happy stories that are in many of our textbooks. This list of 20 picture books about Native Americans will take you through the different regions of the United States, plus some extras that shouldn’t be missed. Let’s dig in to some of these beautiful books together!

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20 Picture Books About Space

Space: The Final Frontier… Okay, I’m not actually a Trekkie, but I do love learning about space! It has always been a favorite subject of mine. I love star gazing, finding shooting stars, learning about planets, and space exploration. One of my favorite movies is Hidden Figures. I even happen to live in John Glenn’s home town! So, when it came time to write up another book list, space was on the top of my list. Here are 20 picture books about space you (okay, and your kids. This is for the kids…) are sure to love!

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Free Valentine’s Book Marks for your little book lover!

Free Valentine Book Marks for your book lover! Free Valentine download. Free Valentine's for kids. Free Valentine's Day. #valentines #homeschool #freebie

My kids look forward to Valentine’s Day every year. They absolutely love getting together with their friends and doing a Valentine exchange. Every year we try to look for free or inexpensive ways to make our Valentines. Since we’re all about great books here at Rabbit Trails, creating some free Valentine’s book marks seemed like the greatest idea since sliced bread! You can grab them for free for your book lover to give out this year.

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When you hit the homeschool slump

What do you do when you hit the homeschool slump? Create a homeschool schedule that works for you, call the shots in your homeschool, and allow real life learning to take over! #homeschool #homeschoolslump

We’ve all been there. We have a cold, a headache, or we simply don’t feel our best. We wonder how we’re ever going to get through these lessons without our head exploding.  What do you do when the homeschool lessons need done, but you can’t imagine doing anything else than curling up on the couch? What do you do when you hit the homeschool slump?

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14 Picture Books about the National Parks

We love exploring the parks! We have traveled to several of the National Parks over the years. Sometimes traveling across the country isn’t always an option, though. We can still travel to these parks through books! Plus, you can learn even more with Rabbit Trails through the Parks. Here are 14 picture books about the National Parks to read in your home.

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Three Writing Tips to Help Reluctant Learners

Three Writing Tips to Help Reluctant Learners. Do you have a reluctant writer? Here are some tips to help. Homeschool writing curriculum. Writing help. Tips for a good writer. Elementary writing. #homeschool #writing

We started Journey Down the Rabbit Trail writing membership because of my reluctant writer. Regular writing programs didn’t work for him because he lacked confidence and drive when it came to writing. He didn’t even want to start because he simply didn’t know how to! I knew we needed to give him some Rabbit Trails magic to make things to change.

On top of this, though, I also needed something that he could be flexible with. Many times reluctant learners need the freedom and flexibility to change things up just a bit. This can easily be transfered over to writing. I came up with three writing tips to help reluctant learners so that you can help your kiddo who may have this same struggle.

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