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Apple Piety

Probably due to the hardships of his early life, Lord Kenyon was known for his frugality, or parsimony, among his acquaintances. When he died at the age of 70, there were some who said he had died of indigestion from the habit of eating leftover pie crusts for breakfast to save the expense of muffins. […]

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New Group Alphabet Game

You need a box of letters- scrabble tiles are fine, or use alphabet blocks. Players need to be old enough to know a variety of place names and what letter they start with. The number of players is irrelevant, although more than 3 is probably more fun. The oldest person in the group draws a […]

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Guessing Games to Play

Place three books on the table, in a pile, each one projecting just a little beyond the others. Two people in the group have to be in on the ‘secret.’  One of those two goes out, and then any other person in the group points to any one of the three books. The absent guest is […]

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SWEET Giveaway, and more

I promise, you do not want to miss this!  It’s fun!  And FREE!   Not free, regrettably, but also fun- an AmblesideOnline Conference in Texas!! If you can afford it, you do not want to miss it.  But I won’t lie- if you can’t afford it, you will survive. Conferences are great, but they are […]

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Jack and the Beanstalk Paper Dolls

The kids can use them for play, to help with narrations (not all of them need be just for the Jack story). This is also the sort of thing I’ve printed out in the past and put in Christmas stockings.

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