Typing Instructor for KIDS Platinum 5.0 Windows

This (Typing Instructor for KIDS Platinum 5.0 Windows) is a nice, varied program that keeps my ADHD daughter's interest. She has done well learning where the keys are and how to position her hands. The two major drawbacks to Read more

Morphology Junior Game

Great family game! This is a great game for families--it's fun and challenging for all ages. The rule adaptations from the "original" Morphology are well-designed to make play easier for the younger kids, but it keeps the quirky/crazy feel. PROS Creative Hands-on Quirky Unique   BEST USES Creative Read more

Purpllinker

Much better than I expected! We got this for our 4-year-old daughter, and it has been used so much! She loves to make letters with it, although it bothers her a little that she can't really do curves. However, she Read more

Anaconda deserves a 10 star rating!

As a former home school parent, I've been familiar with Timberdoodle for years. As a classroom teacher in public and private schools, when I needed quality, "thinking" games and activities for my classroom students, I continued to turn to Read more

The Usborne Sticker Dressing Knights

What child wouldn't love this! A sticker book about knights! My daughter loves this book. She is all about. Princesses, princes, knights and castles so this book was right up her alley! When we are through with it, it Read more

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Long Story Short: Ten-Minute Devotions

Long Story Short: Ten-Minute Devotions

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 full time and most days just didn’t have the thought producing question on hand and this book does. It read just enough scripture for my kids not to get overwelmed and lose interest and the question help them think about what is happening. I love it!

Mom in the making
La Luz, NM
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Everyday Battles – Wonderful Family Book!

Everyday Battles

This book reminds you to keep your focus on God and your relationship with Him in the midst of the Everyday Battles we all encounter. I have just finished reading through this book myself, and I am looking forward to reading it aloud to my family as we have all (girls included) enjoyed Bob Schultz’s previous books. With many more humorous and memorable examples along with great applications of spiritual truth, this book will be among the treasured ones on our bookshelves.

T Blackstad
Shelton, WA
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Created For Work

Created For Work

I handed this (Created For Work) to my son when his school Bible study ran out early. The change in my ten-year-old is amazing!! He has always hated work of any kind and now he often pitches in and helps without being asked or complaining, and has put on himself the job of getting our 1 yr old twins up and fed! He isn’t perfect and I’m sure he’ll have seasons, but I’ll save this for a re-read for him later! :)

Stephanie
from KY
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God’s Mighty Acts in Salvation

God's Mighty Acts in Salvation

We purchased this for Christmas and have been using it for a family devotional.  We LOVED the author’s book “Keeping Holiday” and thought we would give this a try.  The kids really seem to be enjoying it and I like how every lesson has you looking up scriptures.  It gives the parents and kids the chance to get into the Word.  So many devotionals have the scripture already printed on the page and you never have to actually look anything up.  As a parent there is nothing better than having my family sitting around, each one with their bible, and digging into the Word of God!

Oklahoma City, OK
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The Jesus Storybook Bible

The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name

The BEST storybook Bible ever!!!

Between being a parent and working in children’s ministry, I’ve encountered a lot of different kids storybook Bibles, and this one takes the cake. Note that it isn’t an actual Bible, but stories put into words for little ears. From cover to cover the focus is Jesus and His love for us! Perfect to use in Sunday school or as your Bible for homeschooling! I can’t say enough good things about this kids Bible…so thankful I found it!!!!!

Joanna
Post Falls, ID
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Practical Happiness

Practical Happiness

Practical Happiness

So relevant in our self-centered society! Each of my sons and nephews have their own copy and I pray they will pass it on to their sons! Excellent material for devotions for teens.

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Tell Me About Heaven

Tell Me About Heaven

Tell Me About Heaven

My favorite book for grieving children

When my youngest son Christian passed away, I was searching for a book that would be appropriate to read with my two older boys (7 and 9yo at the time).  This book fit perfectly!

We read one chapter together every night before bed, even though they begged for more.  I am so thankful for Randy Alcorn’s biblical perspective, the beautiful illustrations, and dealing with grief and death in a way that is sensitive to children  without sacrificing truth.

I have given this book away many times; not only for children, but for adults as well. It is comforting and points our grief and questions in the right direction- to Jesus!

M. Drews
Conroe, TX
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Boyhood and Beyond

Boyhood and Beyond

Boyhood and Beyond

Boyhood and Beyond has become one of our family’s favorite books. We have read it as a read aloud several times and both the boys and girls have enjoyed it. There is something to be learned by everyone in this book (even the adults). We liked this book so much that we have bought several to give as gifts. Everyone we have given one to has been as pleased as we were.

Christel
Texas
Mother of 9, been homeschooling 21 years.
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Boyhood and Beyond

Boyhood and Beyond

Boyhood and Beyond

My husband enjoyed using it for family reading

Boyhood and Beyond is a wonderful resource for young men ages 7 and up. My husband enjoyed it so much that he used it for family reading and discussion. Practical Happiness is just as wonderful. We can’t wait to get Created for Work. I heartily recommend anything that Bob Schultz has written. You won’t regret the investment of time or money.

Claudia

Tivoli, NY



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Balancing the Sword Review

Balancing the Sword

Balancing the Sword


Balancing the Sword is for a serious fill in the blank kind of kid or adult.  It overwhelmed even my most dedicated workbook oriented child.  I think it is very thorough, but there is so much out there I think is better.

Nancy
Odenville, AL

Find out why Balancing the Sword received 5 stars from 4 other reviewers. Additional Balancing the Sword reviews here.

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