As part of the 2016 primary theme “I know the scriptures are true” our kids have been working on filling out our scripture reading chart. If they read their scriptures at least 5 times during the week they get to add a sticker on Sunday. Around May we filled up our first chart! The kids were so excited and asked, “what did we earn, what did we earn??” (up to this point we had just told them there would be “something”). Well we kept them in the dark for a few more weeks, and told them their clue was the shape of our scripture reading chart. … Read the rest
As part of the theme “I know the scripture are true” the Friend magazine is highlighting a scripture hero each month. We put a clue in our primary mailbox each week and on the last week of the month that hero comes to visit us in our time machine.
For July we will be highlighting Captain Moroni. He’s a crowd pleaser for sure so this one should be fun. And we can revive the sword we used for Ammon 🙂
These of course were made for primary in mind, but they would also make a great Family Home Evening lesson on Captain Moroni. … Read the rest
So, i’m pretty sure we are the last school on the planet to get out for summer break. It’s been a little rough, i’ll be honest, scrolling through my instagram feed and seeing you all post your cute kiddos on their last day of school while we still had 3 weeks left. But finally our last day has arrived. Oldest has had one heck-a-va amazing kindergarten teacher and we had to show her a little love on the last day.
I made one version which has a spot for them to sign their name, and then one that doesn’t. Whatever floats your boat. … Read the rest
Independence day always has me feeling nostalgic. Growing up we lived in this quaint little commuter town on the outskirts of Manhattan. July 4th was quite the town event being held at the local park, which is really an old estate that was donated to the town once upon a time. It is a rather exclusive event and you have to show proof of town residency to score a parking ticket. Families would show up with lunch and dinner and plop themselves down somewhere on the several-acre open lawn and settle in for the long haul. A big brass band would play music from the 40s and families would mingle from picnic blanket to picnic blanket showing off their recently cape cod-acquired tans. … Read the rest
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Whether you have a high school graduate or a preschool graduate, I have some ideas pulled together for you to help make that occasion a special one!
Two of my sweet and very talented/brave friends decided to jointly run a preschool this year. It couldn’t have been a more perfect fit to send Second 3 days a week for a couple hours to a friend’s home with all of his good friends. I don’t know if they will do it again, but I was sure grateful they decided to take the plunge this year and give it a go- it was such a great experience for Second and he learned SO much.… Read the rest