elementary

Teach Your Children to Resolve Conflict: Free Lesson Plans for The Young Peacemaker

Teach Your Children to Resolve Conflict: Free Lesson Plans for The Young Peacemaker

Timing is a funny thing. When I made our Elementary Lesson plans and our Circle Time plans, I considered, but decided against, using The Young Peacemaker. I heard about it a few years ago, purchased it, and used it during Circle Time. We worked through about a third of the 12-lesson book before I ditched…

History Without Lesson Plans for Early Elementary

History Without Lesson Plans for Early Elementary

I have such a hard time answering when someone asks the seemingly simple and small-talk question, “What are you using for history?” The answer feels like nothing and everything. Nothing because I’m not using any prepackaged or planned history curriculum. Not AO, not MFW, not CC, not SOTW, nor any other acronym. There is no…