The Power of Praise #4

Today we are wrapping up this series on The Power of Praise. We have already looked at the power praise has in our lives and in the lives of our children. (Here are the previous posts, #1, #2 and #3 … Continue reading

Bible Quizzes and Games

When my kids were in elementary school, they loved paperback puzzle books that you could buy in the coloring book aisleĀ at the grocery store or drug store. Word search puzzles, mazes, connect the dots, and crossword puzzles—any kind of puzzle … Continue reading

My New Tween Book Release

I squirm a little when it comes to self-promoting a new book. It feels so self-serving and that goes against my grain. But I’m super proud to announce the release of my new book, Meet Shelby Culpepper, which is book … Continue reading

Christmas card and puzzles for kids

Looking for cards and puzzles you can use with your students? Here is a Christmas card for kids with a wordsearch puzzle in it about the very first Christmas when baby Jesus was born. You can click here to download … Continue reading

Literature for an Autumn Night

My good friend, author and illustrator, Samantha Bell, graced me with her book Firefly Night at our critique group. It came just in time for the unit I was teaching about the autumn night. My unit included constellations, moon phases, … Continue reading