Monthly Archives: August 2012

ThinkFun Solitaire Chess

August 24th, 2012 (No Comments)

I don’t usually enjoy chess or puzzles BUT our family realized that this is amazing for kids and adults alike! My 10 year old daughter found it fun right away and worked through each page like she would any puzzle book she has. I read the directions but didn’t jump into the game until I […]


Long Story Short: Ten-Minute Devotions

August 22nd, 2012 (No Comments)

I wanted a way to start devotions with my then 4,3 and 1 year old kids, but had tried other and just couldn’t keep it going. I got the Long story short and it worked perfect for our family. They were short, sweet and had all the thoughts right there. I am going to college […]


Westfield Studios Biology 101

August 15th, 2012 (No Comments)

Great supplement to other curriculum! I would strongly recommend this as a supplement to a science curriculum for children in upper elementary through high school, but do not in any way think that this qualifies as a full year’s high school curriculum. My autistic 10yo son loved it and learned quite a bit from it, […]



August 9th, 2012 (No Comments)

The purplinker is a brilliant device with as many purposes as shapes you can make of it. Its perfect to take along to pacify a cranky toddler, and great for quizzing kindy children on letters and numbers. Its fun just to have something to do with your hands even, no matter what your age! I […]


Graphic U.S. History – Set of 13

August 1st, 2012 (No Comments)

  Draw readers in with these! Our family loves these graphic novels (all the sets sold by Timberdoodle). We have four boys and four girls ranging in age from 15 down to 18 months. While the younger kids love them because they’re so colorful, the older kids love how they can get a synopsis of […]