Preschool Homeschool: God Made the Fish and Birds

Preschool Homeschool: God Made the Fish and Birds

God Made Everything This week, we're taking a look at at the creation of the world, and spending a day on each of the components of creation.  During the "Fish and Birds" day, we focused owls, since Fall is a classic time to take a closer look at owls.  That works for us! Chipmunk has been getting interested in owls ever since she started listening to Goodnight Blue – A Nighttime Musical Adventure.  In the CD, an owl comes out and talks to Steve about how she eats her breakfast at night.  Of … [Read more...]

Halloween Block Party

Halloween Block Party

Hey Friends!  Don't worry, I didn't forget about the last day in my 31 Days of Bible Crafts series.  I wanted to post about our annual Fall Block party, but I wanted to wait until I had some good pictures to show you.  Of course, I always forget to take pictures while it's still LIGHT out, but I've got a few to share. Now, I'm not going to give some kind of speech on what Christians should do about Halloween, because frankly, I have no idea.  I can't decide where I stand, but I figured that I … [Read more...]

Pumpkin and Pajama Party {Halloween Alternative}

Pumpkin and Pajama Party {Halloween Alternative}

Looking for some Fall Festival ideas? Struggling to come up with a Halloween Alternative? Need a fun night during this autumn season? How about a Pajama and Pumpkin Party? Photo Credit: All rights reserved by Smooth Sailing Nancy Kids (and adults) come dressed in their pajamas (super simple), and you have a bunch of pumpkin related activities.  Here’s some ideas to get you started: Pumpkin Pie Tasting Contest This is a great way to get the adults involved in the party.  Select 3 … [Read more...]

Story Time in the Park: Leaves

Story Time in the Park: Leaves

For our final story time, we decided to look ahead a bit to the fall season.  We focused on a leaf theme and were surprised to find some red and yellow leaves dotting the ground around us. Song Time For songs, we did a few of the same songs as last year's Leaf Day including All the Leaves are the Falling Down (Tune of London Bridges) Do you see the colorful leaves (Tune of Muffin Man) Where is the Red Leaf (Tune of Where is Thumbkin?) Story Time I had a little trouble picking … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Face Bulletin Board

Pumpkin Face Bulletin Board

Looking for an easy fall bulletin board idea to celebrate the kids in your class? Why not design a one-of-a-kind pumpkin patch? Let's Get Started! Here's What You Need: Orange Construction Paper Poster Board Pumpkin Template (Of course, I can no longer find the one I used!!!) Pictures of your kids Orange Sharpie Green Sharpie Here's What You Do: Print one pumpkin template and cut a small oval-like shape out of the middle to create a space for each picture. Trace this … [Read more...]

Harvest Decorations

Harvest Decorations

We share our church building with a Ukranian congregation.  They decided to hold a fall festival this year at the church and I absolutely loved their decorations so I decided to post the pictures for you to admire as well!  It's so nice that these decorations get twice the mileage!  The little wagon and picket fence are on our sanctuary stage, so it provides such a nice first impression! Great, huh? How are you decorating for fall?  Leave me a comment and let me know! Or link to your post! … [Read more...]