Search Results for: garden

FREE Printable: The Secret Garden – Make Your Own Terrarium

World for Learning shares with us a fun, hands-on activity for The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett – make your own terrarium! You’ll learn how an ecosystem works and be able to download their FREE printable that includes a supplies list and step-by-step instructions (with pictures) to create your very own terrarium. With a […]

Growing Seedlings for your Veggie Garden

Over the past four years I’ve gone from a girl who couldn’t keep a plant alive to a girl who (with the help of my family) grows a full bounty of fresh veggies and fruits every summer.  It’s exciting and fun to learn right alongside the children as we ‘homeschool’ in the everyday.  I am […]

In the Garden

The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!” John 1:29 Still is the garden as darkness approaches.  The Lamb pure… all-knowing… all-powerful… all-willing… He comes alone. My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death.  Stay here and keep […]

Winners! 1st Annual HSV Garden Challenge! #hsvgarden

1st Annual The Homeschool Village’s Garden Challenge WINNERS …. Homeschooling Newbie, Next Generation Homeschooler, and Life’s Adventures have each won a $20 Visa gift card ! Thank you all for joining our fun this spring – we look forward to hosting a fall festival later this year!  Special thanks to our button and preschool pack […]

HSV Garden Challenge – JUNE sponsored by Currclick

Welcome to the June HSV Garden Challenge Link Up !! We have had such a fun time reading your gardening posts. This month – link up (at least) 2 photos – before and after !  Remind us of your March photo & simply add June’s! Did you share any bible stories with your homeschoolers regarding […]

Garden Challenge Link Up #3

Peacemakers who sow in peace raise a harvest of righteousness. James 3:18 Today is link up #3 for our Garden Challenge!  Are you planting, weeding, or harvesting ??  This week link up your post showing: 1 current photo, something you (mom) have learned, and the first dish you will / have cooked with your garden bounty! […]

HSV Garden Challenge Link Up #2

The LORD will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail. Isaiah 58:11 Welcome the the 2nd link up for the HSV Garden Challenge! We were blown away last month by your […]

HSV Garden Challenge Link Up #1

“Other seeds fell on good soil and produced a crop. They grew up, sick increased in size, and produced 30, 60, or 100 times what was sown” Matthew 4:8 WELCOME to the HSV Garden Challenge! Today we kick off an exciting adventure teaching our homeschoolers valuable life lessons using soil, seeds, sunlight, water, and fun.  Lots of […]

HSV Garden Challenge Q&A

Since we received a few questions – we wanted to quickly address them for everyone before the HSV Garden Challenge starts in 2 weeks! 1. I am not a blogger – can we still participate? YES! Join us on our Blog Frog community (it’s free to sign up, and you can share your updates, photos, […]

HSV Garden Challenge

“Gardening offers a priceless opportunity to work together on a fun family project, and share thoughts and ideas as you build your own special place of beauty and memories.” ~ Amanda Bennett We are encouraging our community to garden by joining The HSV Garden Challenge! Even if you have one tomato plant on your back […]

Fall Garden

Fall Garden, Celebrate the Season By: Annalea Dirt is crusted under her fingernails. Pink shoes and mismatched socks are soggy from the hose. Sweaty curls are tangled. But all of that pales in comparison with her achievement. My girl pulled and cleaned a snack from the garden. All by herself. Wow. Back in June, tiny […]

Your Lucky Day

Your Lucky Day Pixie dust and Fairy Gardens are on our list of things to create this month. We are making several Fairy Gardens that the little ones will be giving as gifts to their teachers at church and sports. I have one on my porch and it makes me smile every time I walk […]

Gerber Lil’ Bits Parfait

Gerber® Lil’ Bits™ Parfait Our Miss Allie Elizabeth (Lil Bit) certainly has a mind of her own. Thankfully she is a wonderful eater and enjoys all kinds of foods. She is just turning one and has entered the “do it myself” stage which means lots of laughs while watching her learn to feed herself and […]

Who Does God Love?

Who Does God Love? This is a question I have asked all my babies as they were growing up. I would tell them that I loved them so much, and Daddy loved them, and then name siblings, grandparents, and extended family. I would always end with asking them, “Who does God love more than anyone […]

Summertime Learning

Summertime Learning Do you take the summer off from schooling or do you follow a different schedule?  We take the month of July off from academics and start back the beginning of August with a three day schedule along with lots of day trips and other learning activities. Summertime Learning doesn’t have to be just […]