Access our FREE Printables page for these pre-school printables. You can use each printable in so many ways. One day use crayons, maybe another day outline with mini-marshmallows or Cheerios. Mix it up and make a mess! Fill them in with stickers. You can never have too many stickers, right? ... Read More about Free Pre-school Printables
OR...How to Make Your Own Prep Write Journal The Prep Write Journal is a name I made up to use in place of a “pre-school journal.” I’ve done a little research into the idea and what I found surprised me. Pre-school journaling has gotten a bad rap. The educators that I talked to denounced writing, explaining that the important thing at this stage of development is promoting fine motor skills like ... Read More about Pre-school–to journal or not to journal, that is the question!
Doodle one family group of Ancestors Doodling your ancestors is a fun way to get to know them, that they were real people. It's a great way to teach your family about their lives, their struggles and their examples. It's also fun for families to find out where they get some of their own traits. Two of my aunts had red hair. Their parents both had brown hair, but their grandmother, Henrietta (from ... Read More about Ancestor Doodle Challenge
A Legacy of Sacrifice by 19th Century Midwives From my Journal: This is an article I wrote for an online edition of the Deseret News, published 7 Aug 2011 Being a Labor and Delivery nurse, I found 20th century OB nursing very demanding physically, mentally and emotionally. I wondered why sacrifice came with service. Wasn't service itself enough? Family history expanded my very narrow view. My ... Read More about Pioneer Midwives Legacy of Sacrifice
The Sorting Hat pop-up card Start by Printing off the Sorting Hat pdf from the FREE Printables page. I used toast colored textured paper for my copies but the pdf is colored this way so you can use whatever heavier quality paper you want. For best results use a good quality 28 pound paper, or for a more authentic look you could use a crumpled paper sack or Kraft paper--hint--don't crumple it ... Read More about Happy Birthday Harry Potter Sorting Hat Pop-Up Card