In this world, the word “love” is twisted and misused. This Valentines Day project helps teach your children what “true love” is. Read More…
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When teaching preschoolers with older kids, I spent 10 minutes with my preschoolers while the older kids were picking up clutter and getting ready to begin school.
Halfway through the morning, the older kids had snack time and again I would spend 10 minutes with my preschoolers. When the morning was over, the older kids would assemble sandwiches for lunch and I again spent 10 minutes with my preschoolers.
Knowing they would have these 3 times during the morning of my undivided attention, made it easier for them to do other activities while I spent time teaching the older ones school.
Just last week my wife, my daughter Kasey and I returned from a trip to Texas. We were there speaking and telling stories at a home schooling conference. On the way home, we stopped in New Orleans to visit the National World War II museum. It was breathtaking!
World War II ended just a few years before I was born. When I was your age, there were lots and lots of Read More…
Colossians 3:1, 2: If then you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your mind on the things above, not on the things that are on earth.
We are born with an insatiable appetite for the things of earth. From the very beginning, our lives revolve around our needs for food, comfort, pleasure and security. But when we are born anew, there is a different dynamic that enters our lives and we find that we are drawn to things higher than our own material needs.
In this passage Paul challenges us to develop a whole new value system. He wants us to change our focus from this world to the “real” world—the world of heaven, the world of the spirit.
It’s a lifelong process, this growing closer to heaven and farther from the world. It is something that we must learn for ourselves even as we’re teaching it to our children. And it’s not easy. Every day, and sometimes every hour we’re bombarded with worldly messages from our friends, our jobs, advertising, even our entertainments, that pull our minds powerfully in a worldly direction. Where is the time and energy to be heavenly minded when we’re surrounded by such worldly world?
God’s truth is more powerful than the world’s lies. But we must make the effort to feed that truth into our minds on a regular basis or the lies of the world will dominate our thoughts and we will find ourselves regularly thinking, acting, believing and relating with worldly attitudes.
Our flesh will never get spiritual. Therefore, we have to make a positive effort to overcome it by filling our minds with Scripture. It won’t happen for us by accident.
And it won’t happen by accident for our children, either.
Have you considered Uncle Rick’s audio Bible recordings for your children?
Play them at nap-time, bedtime and while riding in the car. Your kids will learn more Scripture effortlessly than you can on purpose.
I would cut shapes out of construction paper and fill a container for the little ones to “glue” down onto construction paper using glue sticks. I would also gather objects for the kids to trace.
I bought special markers and notebooks, construction paper and supplies, puzzles, flannel graphs, Do-a-Dots, etc.
These items went into a box or special place in the closet and used ONLY during “school time” each day.
I would change their activities often, before they tired of playing with them so the next time we got it out, they had the anticipation of more fun.
We have a large list of suggestions for School time Activities for Preschoolers on our website.