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Review: Twas the Evening of Christmas by Glenys Nellist

Posted on October 28th, 2017 · Posted in Blog

  Like the Velveteen Rabbit’s Skin Horse, my copy of ‘Twas the Evening of Christmas will eventually become well-worn with years of love and use. I teach at a Christian school and.. read more

Published by Zonderkidz, October 2016

Giveaway Winner – Christmas Love Letters from God

Posted on November 2nd, 2016 · Posted in Blog

Congratulations to Evan from South Beach, Oregon! He won the giveaway of Glenys Nellist’s book, Christmas Love Letters from God.  

Published by Zonderkidz, October 2016

Interview of Author Glenys Nellist and Giveaway of CHRISTMAS LOVE LETTERS FROM GOD

Posted on October 24th, 2016 · Posted in Blog

Christmas Love Letters from God is the newest release from bestselling children’s author Glenys Nellist. Her rapid success has produced six  books in just over two years:  Love Letters from.. read more


Review of “Snuggle Time Psalms” by Glenys Nellist

Posted on August 1st, 2016 · Posted in Blog

If asked to review Glenys Nellist’s  Snuggle Time Psalms with one word, I would choose assurance. Nellist pairs fifteen Psalms with short, kid-friendly poems whose reoccurring themes offer assurance that.. read more


First Grade Robots

Posted on July 14th, 2016 · Posted in Activities, Blog

In each of my grade 1-6 art classes, I finished the year with easy mediums: broad-tip markers, crayons, or colored pencils. This facilitated end-of-year art room clean-up and more importantly, students who needed.. read more


Second Grade “Papier-Mâché” Decorative Vases

Posted on May 7th, 2016 · Posted in Activities, Blog

Searching for a three-dimensional art project, I stumbled upon the “Matisse Egg” detailed here.  My second grade students started the project by viewing the Matisse example, predicting how the results were accomplished,.. read more

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