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5 Best Classical Homeschool Curriculum: Classical Education Programs

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5 Best Classical Homeschool Curriculum: Classical Education Programs

If you’re looking for a conservative homeschooling curriculum, you’ll probably love a classical curriculum. Classical curriculum is popular among Christian homeschooling families, many of which choose them for their rigorous training in literature, theology, Latin and critical thinking. But, if you’re new to this area, what curriculum should you choose? What are the best curriculum packages around? That’s the question we’ll be looking at in this article! In particular, we’ll look at: What is a classical homeschooling curriculum Reasons you might choose this method Four classical curricula for homeschools: Classical Conversations – more of a homeschooling co-op focus Veritas Press...


Bing toy sales surge in UK as MV Sports and 8th Wonder join Golden Bear on licensing roster

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Bing toy sales surge in UK as MV Sports and 8th Wonder join Golden Bear on licensing roster

Acamar Films’ hit pre-school series Bing has seen toy sales achieve huge growth at UK retail over the past year, with the NPD Group listing it within the top ten fastest growing toy licenses for the period of January to June 2020. The surge follows the launch the Golden Bear master toy line in 2019. Acamar Films is confident that the trend for toys will continue to prove the property as popular at retail as it is on the screen, as two new toy licensees in 8th Wonder and MV Sports launch their ranges this year. Golden Bear’s initial toy...


Best Alphabet Picture Books for Kids

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Best Alphabet Picture Books for Kids

This fun collection of alphabet picture books includes super new releases and some of our favourite classics. There are playful, interactive alphabet picture books to engage the attention of toddlers and preschoolers, and more detailed alphabet stories with delightful illustrations for kids in kindergarten and up. Those working with kindergarteners and early elementary age students should be sure to check out our More Than ABCs Alphabet Books list for alphabet books that act as a fabulous springboard for further learning about letters, sounds and words. Best Alphabet Picture Books for Kids Animalphabet by Julia Donaldson More than just an ABC...


The 22 Best Funny One-Liners: Clean Jokes for Kids

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The 22 Best Funny One-Liners: Clean Jokes for Kids

Not all oneliner jokes for kids are created equal. How many more times can someone tell the joke about the chicken needing to get to the other side of the street before kids protest the streets en masse for better funny one-liner jokes? And while there are plenty of long-winded jokes that last five minutes for a single punchline, who has the time? Rather than teach your kid long, complex jokes, go with brevity, especially because these quick one-liner jokes can be a little corny. (Not that there’s anything wrong with a cheesy joke.) The one-liner is a tried and...


Our Creative Corner/Homeschool Space

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Our Creative Corner/Homeschool Space

One of Luke’s favorite parts of preschool was called “creative corner”. It was a chance for the kids to work at a desk and create whatever they wanted to out of random art supplies. I cannot tell you how many telescopes, walkie talkies, and binoculars made from empty rolls of toilet paper he came home with. Anytime I asked him what he enjoyed the most at school, he would answer with “Creative corner!” and proudly display the creation he made. In designing our homeschool/creative space, I wanted to set up an area for the kids to all be able to...