Take Time for Art: Middle Ages Art Curriculum Review

A few years ago, I was at our state homeschool convention and came across the Take Time for Art booth.  I learned they made art kits for different historical periods with accompanying art history and instructional videos for each kit.  I KNEW the Ancient Egypt and Ancient Greece kits would be perfect in a year … Continue reading Take Time for Art: Middle Ages Art Curriculum Review

Homeschooling Through the Holidays: The History of Celebrating Christmas

Joseph and Mary looking at baby Jesus laying in a manger.

Have you ever wondered how it came to be that we celebrate Jesus's birthday?  From the earliest days, Christians have celebrated his resurrection, but when and how did we start to celebrate his birth? My oldest child and I love to study history.  Now that he is getting older, I thought it would be interesting … Continue reading Homeschooling Through the Holidays: The History of Celebrating Christmas