When I was young, I had a favorite Christmas Carol: Angels We Have Heard on High. I’m pretty sure I drove my parents and brother insane around Christmas time, as I would sing it nonstop. Of course, I sang it during other times of the year as well, just because I liked it. I’m sure they just loved me for… Read More
When you think about Christmas, the Philippines probably isn’t the first country that comes to mind. Many of us think about snowy days, cozy sweaters, and toasty warm treats. However, Filipinos celebrate Christmas in a pretty huge way! My family is involved in a ministry that has a branch in the Philippines, and my son has gotten the opportunity to… Read More
Something that I love about the units I’m writing this month is that each of them is “inspired” by someone I hold dear. Today, I’m writing about Christmas in Sweden in honor of a dear friend of mine! Several years ago, when I first started homeschooling, I met another mom who was also just starting. It turned out that her… Read More
When we think of Christmas, many of us think of snowmen and sledding, of hot cocoa and candy canes. While you’re not likely to find many of these in Mexico, you will find some really fun Christmas traditions! Last year, my son got to spend Christmas with a missionary family in southern Mexico, and he had an amazing time. He… Read More
If I had a bucket list for Christmas destinations, Germany would be near the top. Much of my family is from there, and many of the traditions I loved as a child had their roots in German culture. *Affiliate links may be present on this page. Purchasing items through these links does not change your price at all, but it… Read More
Each weekday during December, I’m going to be posting unit study resources for different countries around the world. I’m kicking off this series with Great Britain! (By the way – you can get my free Christmas around the World unit study planner here!) There are a lot of things I love about Christmas; I can’t really narrow it down to… Read More
There are a lot of things I love about Christmas! I love celebrating the coming of Christ, spending time with my family, and just taking time to focus on different things. When we started homeschooling, we added in the fun of Christmas Around the World! At first, I thought this would be a great way to learn about geography, foods,… Read More
We all know that hands-on projects can do so much to enhance our kids’ learning, and art is a large part of that. As part of the Bible Christmas Crafts for Kids series at Thinking Kids Blog, I’ve written a guest post with a fun Stained Glass art project and devotional lesson! This time of year, it’s so important to help our kids understand the real meaning of Christmas.
Santa and presents are fun, and there are fun events that only come around once per year. And the time with family…well, it’s what memories are made of.
But this isn’t all there is. There’s so much more
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I’ll admit it. I love to go all out for Christmas. The decorations, recipes, and activities are kind of irresistible! Christmas is when we can take a break from the everyday schedule and learn about other places and people, their culture and traditions. What can I say? Christmas around the World studies were a big deal at my house. *Affiliate… Read More