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  • Item #: 050171
    ISBN: 9780890515983
    Retail: $34.99
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    Have you ever stopped and wondered what it was like to have been a signer of the Declaration of Independence in Colonial America? We live in the greatest and most powerful nation on earth, one truly blessed by God from its inception. So what was the caliber of the men who shaped it? What did they think? What were their personal lives like? Now you have an opportunity to learn about the Founding Fathers in one of the most insightful and brilliantly crafted ways to date. Marilyn Boyer has written For You They Signed in such a way that it will leave you thinking you know the Founding Fathers personally. You will learn about some of their personal traits, life's events, and involvement in public service. The book is formatted in a unique way with the men grouped according to their respective states, just as the signatures were organized on the Declaration of Independence. At the end of each biography, there is also a list of questions for use in discussion groups. These would also make fine study questions in the classroom. Each signer has a portrait drawing and a box containing basic statistics on his life, such as where he was born, educated, and whether he was married and had children. In each biography is a chart of dates and descriptions of public service. Boyer has included many quotes from other writers, including comments from contemporaries of the Founding Fathers. At the beginning, you will find a brief description of the role Christianity played in the founding of the nation, along with quotes from famous people in our history and a typed version of the Declaration for your perusal. Included in the appendixes are character definitions, Patrick Henry's speech to the signers on July 4, 1776, "The Christian Nature of State Constitutions," and "The Christian Nature of America's Universities." Boyer crafted the book so that it can be used in five ways: a year's worth of character studies from a devotional perspective, a resource for a single mother, a program that the children can use on their own at their own pace, a group study, and for general reading. One of my regrets about this book is that I didn't have it when I was in school! 342 pgs, hc. – John

  • Item #: 066198
    ISBN: 9780945084327
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    If you would like a story that gently reminds us that honesty is the best policy' you will enjoy this book. First copyrighted in 1954, this reprint tells of a young man named Shan, who thought a penny wasn't a big deal. Bringing used sacks back to the local store would bring a penny a bag a lot of money for that time. Shan knew that one of the sacks had a hole in it, but he wanted ten cents for ten sacks, so he could get a chocolate bar and lemon soda. There are consequences to our actions even cheating someone out of a penny, and Shan finds this out. A Penny's Worth of Character is a quick and easy read, but teaches a lesson we should learn for a lifetime. 60 pgs, pb. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 016429
    ISBN: 9780743971034
    Retail: $15.99
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    This book will help you to develop Christian character in your children. 13 units focus on honoring God, respecting others, telling the truth, self-control, kindness, obeying rules, forgiveness, responsibility, patience, loving everyone, apologizing, thankfulness, and sharing. Every unit holds 10-11 pages of stories and activities for that value. A poster for that trait starts each chapter, along with games, songs and a craft. Then there is a Bible lesson , such as the story of Jonah for "saying I'm sorry," and an application lesson - a real life situation story in which fictional children learn the lesson. A few activities are included for each lesson, such as following directions, puzzles, crosswords, and other practical, original exercises. Every unit ends with a "My Contract" page, where kids can decide to sign a contract to try and do better in that area. Although you can use this with just one child, I think it would also work well for a Sunday school class or group of children, as it is reproducible and several of the activities and games utilize "teamwork." ~ Stephanie

  • Item #: 036002
    ISBN: 9781623412197
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    Rarely has a book appealed more to me at first glance. Remaining uncluttered, the concept of "playing with words" is evident in the colorful, graphic font manipulations (lines of type that sway), the cute illustrations, and the lists wonderful, whimsical, but never wayward words. This is a book about choosing the right word when you write. I use the word "appealing" quite a bit, so I thought I would look through the lists in this book and find a new one. I quickly discovered that this little diction worktext did not include "appealing" in any of its lists (or at least not that I could find). That means that I could put it in a "my words" section on one of the list. Would it best go on the Cheerful Clown Fish page or the Exuberant Sea Otter page or perhaps under the Ways to Describe Appearance or the Ways of Speaking list?

    Confused yet? This not-quite-a-vocabulary program, not-quite-a-thesaurus – it's all about discovering just the right word to use when writing. It features structured word lists organized around Character Traits, Ways to Describe, and Ways to Move with a few miscellaneous lists thrown in for good measure. Each list contains nouns, adjectives, adverbs, and verbs. Students are encouraged to playfully interact with these lists with the goal of acquiring quality word choices to incorporate into their writing. Using games and family activities to become familiar with the layout and content of the book, students can then use it independently as they endeavor to interject more definitive word selections into their compositions. Interspersed throughout the book are "Quotes to Inspire Your Writing" taken from classic literature as well as biblical quotes designed to underscore whatever topic is the focus of that page's lists.

    The suggested grade levels for this product indicate it should be used by emerging writers – those who need to find exactly the right word – as they practice their writing skills. Such a student might scan the Generous Manatee list looking for "ly" words (abundantly, bounteously, copiously), or strong adjectives (exorbitant, magnanimous, plenteous) or verbs (showered, bestowed) and feel quite empowered by the choices. However, I also think much younger children (upper elementary) could benefit from this book – becoming familiar with the lists, playing around with the words, etc. I can also easily imagine using this book myself as I seek alternatives to my overused word choices.

    At less than 100 pages, one might think this spiral-bound volume by Loranna Schwaeofer published by IEW is a bit pricey. Although it is reproducible for one homeschooling family or classroom, some of the colorful charm will be lost. Also, each student may want to personalize his own well-worn copy. The fact is, I know of nothing else quite like it – an opportunity to build one's vocabulary, a tool for strengthening one's ability to write with style, and a delightful immersion into the world of words. ~ Janice

  • Item #: 068025
    ISBN: 9780990777007
    Retail: $159.95
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       This is a guide to developmentally appropriate activities in many learning areas – home life/social emotional, math/manipulatives, art/music, science/sensory, language/literacy, outdoor/gross motor, and field trip suggestions. Very little prep is needed to do the activities, just gather the supplies and books listed for a complete introduction with young children or accompaniment to your math and phonics/reading for kindergarten, 1st or 2nd grade. Each month (September through May) incorporates a theme and a character trait into the activities, and is 3-hole punched so you can place the pages in a binder for easy access and storage. Printables are included and step-by-step instructions will make it easy for any parent to work through the activities. You should plan on 2 to 4 activities per day, but plan for what fits into your schedule – “flexibility” is the name of this game. 296 pgs, pb.

     

      Within the packet of pages, you will receive a monthly overview printed on card stock that can be hung up so mom can see what they will be covering during the month – a good visual and planning tool. Sections on the monthly overview list the activities to be done in each area of learning. An Introduction to the program explains the philosophy and a list of what will be covered by theme and character trait. The rest of the pages have beautiful photographs, and step-by-step instructions for implementation.

      Let me give you a sampling of one month of the program. The theme for September is “The World I Live In,” and the character trait is “wonder.” Mom’s Toolbox is the first part of every month and this is where some special resources or items will be listed. In September the “Private Eye” loupe and the book Global Art by Mary Ann Kohl are mentioned. Anything found in the “Mom’s Toolbox” section would be good to get your hands on for incorporation later in the lesson. Home Life and Social/Emotional is the first activity section for September and includes the activities of using balloons and a laundry basket to ‘take a hot air balloon ride,’ make a hot air balloon snack, practice your manners by saying please/thank you, clearing dishes after a meal, and planning an emergency exit plan for your home. You can tell already that not all activities will work for all ages, but that’s the beauty – you can adapt as you need to, pick-and-choose as you see fit. The book list for September includes Hot Air, A House is a House for Me, Can You Hear It, Frog and Toad, and He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands. Language and Literacy for September includes tactile letter practice, children developing their own story, and making a book. Math and Manipulatives include activities such as counting and swinging, making a spindle box (counting box), making shapes, a nature math book, and playing a water bottle marble game. Science and Sensory will have your little ones exploring outdoors with simple tools like magnifiers, binoculars, nature guides, etc., making a nature journal and a pendulum, cooking up a batch of herbal tea play dough and creating nature scenes, making an artistic pond, and make a nesting set using cans. Art and Music includes using chicken wire to use as a weaving loom with fabric scraps, making a painting on a long piece of butcher paper, sculpting clay tree faces, using coffee filters to create artistic reproductions, making salt and mirror art, and learning the song, “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands.” Gross Motor and Outside has activities to develop ball skills and play games like Squish the bug, Hit the Hula Hoop, Wonder-Ball and running an obstacle course. Field Trip suggestions are touring the local news station or grocery store. At the end of each month is a supply list so you can see everything at a glance for easier preparation; most items will be things from around your home. A page for monthly memories and two planning pages are included at the end of the month, as well.

      Throughout each month, on every page, are photographs of the activities and children performing the tasks mentioned on the pages. Each month follows a similar format, so it’s pretty easy to get into a routine that fits your lifestyle. The Printables are on card stock and include photos, game instructions and game pieces, and other items that are mentioned during the monthly activities.

      Intended to give some guidance but not dictate the schedule, Year of Playing Skillfully can become a partner for you and your family as you begin the educational journey with your young learners. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 022087
    ISBN: 9781596382190
    Retail: $16.99
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    Yahweh…Messiah…Lamb of God…The Bible refers to God by many descriptive names. Both children and adults can learn about the character and nature of God through a study of those names. Sally Michael's book details 24 of them. Each 4-page chapter uses gentle explanations and examples to illustrate the name, along with verses reinforcing the traits of God. Each chapter includes colorful illustrations and ends with some discussion questions and a suggested activity. 120 pgs, pb.
  • Item #: 071009
    ISBN: 9781595570697
    Retail: $39.95
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     Teacher Manuals are now available in a print format. The same helpful information previously available on CD-ROM is now available in a convenient 3-ring binder. There are suggestions for 3, 4, and 5 day a week lessons, a scripture memory program, and an accompanying music program. The music program teaches students hymns and choruses to complement the lessons and are taken from the books Sing & Be Happy and Treasury of Hymn Histories. Lyrics are printed in the back of the teacher manual. The35 lessons include vocabulary, objectives, character trait activities, lesson quizzes and small-format student pages with answers.

  • Item #: 071006
    ISBN: 9781595571359
    Retail: $39.95
    Rainbow Price: $37.95

     Teacher Manuals are now available in a print format. The same helpful information previously available on CD-ROM is now available in a convenient 3-ring binder. There are suggestions for 3, 4, and 5 day a week lessons, a scripture memory program, and an accompanying music program. The music program teaches students hymns and choruses to complement the lessons and are taken from the books Sing & Be Happy and Treasury of Hymn Histories. Lyrics are printed in the back of the teacher manual. The35 lessons include vocabulary, objectives, character trait activities, lesson quizzes and small-format student pages with answers.

  • Item #: 071005
    ISBN: 9781595571199
    Retail: $39.95
    Rainbow Price: $37.95

    Teacher Manuals are now available in a print format. The same helpful information previously available on CD-ROM is now available in a convenient 3-ring binder. There are suggestions for 3, 4, and 5 day a week lessons, a scripture memory program, and an accompanying music program. The music program teaches students hymns and choruses to complement the lessons and are taken from the books Sing & Be Happy and Treasury of Hymn Histories. Lyrics are printed in the back of the teacher manual. The35 lessons include vocabulary, objectives, character trait activities, lesson quizzes and small-format student pages with answers.

  • Item #: 071003
    ISBN: 9781595571342
    Retail: $39.95
    Rainbow Price: $37.95

    Teacher Manuals are now available in a print format. The same helpful information previously available on CD-ROM is now available in a convenient 3-ring binder. There are suggestions for 3, 4, and 5 day a week lessons, a scripture memory program, and an accompanying music program. The music program teaches students hymns and choruses to complement the lessons and are taken from the books Sing & Be Happy and Treasury of Hymn Histories. Lyrics are printed in the back of the teacher manual. The35 lessons include vocabulary, objectives, character trait activities, lesson quizzes and small-format student pages with answers.

  • Item #: 071000
    ISBN: 9781595570567
    Retail: $39.95
    Rainbow Price: $37.95

     Teacher Manuals are now available in a print format. The same helpful information previously available on CD-ROM is now available in a convenient 3-ring binder. There are suggestions for 3, 4, and 5 day a week lessons, a scripture memory program, and an accompanying music program. The music program teaches students hymns and choruses to complement the lessons and are taken from the books Sing & Be Happy and Treasury of Hymn Histories. Lyrics are printed in the back of the teacher manual. The35 lessons include vocabulary, objectives, character trait activities, lesson quizzes and small-format student pages with answers.

  • Item #: 070999
    ISBN: 9781595571816
    Retail: $39.95
    Rainbow Price: $37.95

     Teacher Manuals are now available in a print format. The same helpful information previously available on CD-ROM is now available in a convenient 3-ring binder. There are suggestions for 3, 4, and 5 day a week lessons, a scripture memory program, and an accompanying music program. The music program teaches students hymns and choruses to complement the lessons and are taken from the books Sing & Be Happy and Treasury of Hymn Histories. Lyrics are printed in the back of the teacher manual. The35 lessons include vocabulary, objectives, character trait activities, lesson quizzes and small-format student pages with answers.

  • Item #: 070998
    ISBN: 9781595570680
    Retail: $39.95
    Rainbow Price: $37.95

  • Item #: 070995
    ISBN: 9781595570574
    Retail: $39.95
    Rainbow Price: $37.95

     Teacher Manuals are now available in a print format. The same helpful information previously available on CD-ROM is now available in a convenient 3-ring binder. There are suggestions for 3, 4, and 5 day a week lessons, a scripture memory program, and an accompanying music program. The music program teaches students hymns and choruses to complement the lessons and are taken from the books Sing & Be Happy and Treasury of Hymn Histories. Lyrics are printed in the back of the teacher manual. The35 lessons include vocabulary, objectives, character trait activities, lesson quizzes and small-format student pages with answers.

  • Item #: 069847
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     Spiral-bound (5.5”x 8.5”) yearly planner that includes pages for Daily Schedule, Monthly Calendars, and Weekly/Daily (2-page spreads) Planners. Extras include pages for Academic Goals, Character Trait/Social Goals, Grades, Memory Verse List, Prayer List, Reading List, Chore Chart, Budget, Four-Month Planning, Weekly Meal Planners, and Address/Phone List.

  • Item #: 066394
    ISBN: 9781933052069
    Retail: $11.99
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    ADHD is the most common behavior disorder that affects children ages 5-18, and I suspect it is also the most understood. Struggling to understand the behavior and emotions directly impacts parents, teachers, friends and especially the suffering child. Unfortunately for the child, the need to fit in' a school setting or other social group creates untold anxiety and feelings of inadequacy, which lead to a poor self-esteem and acting out behaviors in the teen years.

    As parents and teachers, we want to come alongside our young people and help them recognize that yes, they are different than other children but it does not have to have a negative impact on their lives. Written to support teachers and parents, this book provides a variety of activities to help children with ADHD appreciate the positive traits of ADHD, their unique positive character traits, and master social skills. Chapters include Understanding ADHD, Learning despite ADHD, Coping in Relationships and Celebrating ADHD, with a look at successful adults with ADHD. Includes a variety of activities many which require at least one more participant. Pre-and Post-Test is included, along with a completion certificate. Reproducible for classroom/family use. Answer Key in back. SC. 64 pgs. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 064820
    ISBN: 9781943122004
    Retail: $0.00
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       Have you ever wanted to sit and soak in the wisdom of an expert in treating learning difficulties? As a parent or educational specialist, you know the children in your care are bright and capable, yet learning is hard for them. If you ever wondered if you can do more to help your struggling learner, this DVD series may have the answers you are seek.

      Designed for Special Ed teachers, literacy teachers, home-educators, tutors and others with a special interest to help children, Dianne Craft’s 10+ hour seminar series explains the brain research behind many learning glitches (disabilities), gives you the tools to identify processing glitches, and plan a program to correct blocked learning gates. She also provides effective strategies and lesson plans through the 9 sessions in this video seminar. Sessions include:

      Session 1: Identifying Your Child’s Processing Problems provides the foundational understanding of the four learning gates and signs of blocked learning gates. Right and Left Brain learning traits are also clarified. A 3-prong approach is provided to correct blocked learning gates.

      Session 2: Dysgraphia: When Writing is Painful discusses the signs of writing stress and compares it to a child who may appear lazy or uncooperative. Visual-Spatial problems are also explained before she expands on activities to correct dysgraphia. Mrs. Craft stresses that progress may be seen in as little as 3 months; however, a minimum of 6 months is necessary for full benefit. Includes step by step, Daily Writing “Eight” Exercise instructions and the daily lesson plan for struggling writer and speller.

      Session 3: Right Brain Paragraph and Composition Writing addresses the “loose thought patterns” experienced by children and teens who suffer with dysgraphia, ADD or Auditory Processing problems. A simple formula of baby steps, right brain webbing and modeling are easy to implement at home and have proven successful with reluctant, struggling writers. Includes directions for beginning, intermediate and advanced skill levels, along with writing tools for parent/teacher guidance.

      Session 4: Right Brain Math is dedicated to all the children who forget math from day to day. Teaching a “Plan B” for struggling math students, Mrs. Craft provides helpful, detailed information on right brain strategies for effective learning of math concepts. These strategies will work with any math curriculum. Includes math tutoring instructions.

      Session 5: Training Your Child’s Photographic Memory (for Spelling) provides a right brain teaching strategies that work for struggling spellers-regardless of brain dominance. Considered a “Plan B” for spellers, this DVD teaches a photographic memory method which may be valuable throughout life. Includes information to access a 1200 Most Commonly Used Words list.

      Session 6: Dyslexia and Other Reading Problems explores why reading is hard for some kids. With a focus on children at least 2 years behind in reading, Mrs. Craft explains the levels of processing problems, and differentiates dyslexia from visual and auditory processing disorders, and general reading dysfunctions. She then elaborates on the keys to correcting reading problems: Correct and Bypass. Includes daily lesson plans and a quick word recognition spelling test. Also, recommended for correction of reading problems are the Brain Integration Therapy Manual and Right Brain Phonics materials and basal readers.

      Session 7: Kids and Teenagers with Focus/Attention Issues takes a fascinating look at how our diet and antibiotic use may appear as symptoms of sensory dysfunction and focus/attention issues. She also explores the big question- “Is it character or chemistry?” and provides simple checklists of behavioral and physical characteristics. Dietary changes and nutritional supplementation recommendations are recommended.

      Session 8: Auditory Process Problems reviews common myths before teaching the characteristics that impact reading, spelling and math. Covering common physical causes (allergies, nutritional deficiencies), Mrs. Craft shares ways to bypass and correct auditory channels issues at home.

      Session 9: Autism, Asperger’s and Sensory Processing Problems looks at the increasing prevalence of autism in the U.S., traditional treatment and causation theories. Mrs. Craft recommends a 3-pronged approach to unlock the abilities of Autistic children, with a focus on nutrition in this session. She provides the foundational knowledge you need to identify, treat and restore the underlying biochemical disorder that may cause or exacerbate autistic symptoms. 

      Overall, this series is tremendously beneficial for parents and educators alike. There are a couple of disappointments. First, the DVDs are recordings of workshop sessions presented to a large group. Therefore, some graphics are difficult to see or have been updated to fit the DVD presentation. On one occasion, Mrs. Craft and her assistant are showing how to do the Circle Eight Exercises correctly and are partially blocked by the podium. The accompanying Study Guide is jam-packed with helpful information; however, at times is difficult to follow along with the presentations. As my colleagues and I viewed the videos, we elected to take notes during the sessions and read the study guide after the session. While there is no Biblical teaching, Mrs. Craft makes comments about our children being “God-made”, the value of prayer in helping our struggling learners and “God as our Supreme Being.” DVDs range from 45-90 minutes. CEUs or course completion certifications are also available. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 064811
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    The Character Key summarizes the character traits according to the works of the flesh or works of the spirit. Double sided, 3 hole punched and laminated. Measures 8 1/2" x 11", perfect for your 3 ring binder or to hang on the refrigerator.

  • Item #: 062119
    ISBN: 9780071800631
    Retail: $24.00
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    Even wonder what a Lexile score really means? It is an educators tool used to match a students reading level to the level of difficulty (and appropriate content for the age of the reader) of a particular book. You want the right level of challenge: if its too difficult, a child can become frustrated. The higher the Lexile score, the more difficult the book (typically). This teacher resource discusses Lexile scores and so much more! Chapters include how to choose books for your children; how to set up a library; strategies to increase comprehension (also vocabulary development & interpreting the theme); ways to discuss what was read; and responding to literature (book report & project ideas). There are lists of titles recommended for all ages and grade-specific lists of books, with many award winning books (Caldecott, Newbery, etc.). Also listed are multicultural books, titles about character traits, and race-specific titles. There are suggestions for your ELL learners, too (those learning English). The last part shows how to link a book to other subject areas. For you homeschooling families, this amounts to a unit study. When choosing books for your library, include both books to be read aloud and those to be read by students. Classroom teachers, librarians and homeschool families can all use this resource packed full of great ideas! Parents are always calling us for book suggestions and we are happy to give suggestions, but here is a book of reading lists & activities to help you any time you like! 351pp, pb. ~ Sara

  • Item #: 061804
    Retail: $25.00
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     The Instruction Booklet guides the instructor through practically teaching character traits and assessing traits demonstrated in student’s daily activities and school. Includes a pictorial overview of how to use the charts. This book is necessary to use the curriculum charts.

  • Item #: 061446
    ISBN: 9780310749455
    Retail: $12.99
    Rainbow Price: $8.95

    Ben Carson has a profound life message for teens. From his humble roots of 'class dummy' to world renowned neuro-surgeon, Dr. Carson's growing up years were anything but easy-abandoned by his father, raised in poverty, called stupid at school. Yet he had a mom who believed in him. With a bit of tough love, she limited television watching and put a reading requirement on her sons: read at least two books per week, then write and present two book reports. Through the pages of this book, we get a glimpse of the power of self-education, yet more than this, we experience the character development of a young man who grapples with pride and temper issues. We also see firsthand the power of a praying mom who was instrumental in the successes of her world renowned son. Transitioning to principles necessary for excellence (traits he has identified as essential for unleashing potential), Dr. Carson expands his acronym THINK BIG: T-Talent, H-Honesty, I-Insight, N-Niceness, K-Knowledge; B-Books, I-In-depth learning and G-God. Regardless of your political affiliation, Dr. Carson provides an insightful, motivating book for teens (and adults!). I was captivated by the personal stories of his youthful adversities and medical successes and failures as a prominent neurosurgeon. Appendix includes a personal talent assessment and discussion questions. Excellent for use as a family read, for dinner-time discussion or for a high school book study. 231 pgs, sc. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 060270
    ISBN: 9781466477469
    Retail: $19.99
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    This activity book (workbook) is designed to help students uncover what they value most and help them self-define the morals and values that make them who they are. The reader works through twenty chapters which focus on character and morals. The first 8 provide a basis for the students understanding of himself: learning to think about ones own thoughts and feelings, interpreting mistakes, finding balance and journeying to reach for ones dreams, etc. Then, the remaining chapters address some specific morals: honesty; learning; respect; peace in nature (appreciation for and value of environment); boundaries; healthy relationships; consequences; forgiveness; humor; gratitude and diversity. Note: no rationale is suggested for why one should have these traits; there are no Biblical references or motivations listed other than those implicitly suggested by quotations from other children who have also worked through this book. Ultimately, the student himself will determine the reasoning. Each trait is briefly described; a criteria checklist is then provided to help the student evaluate his own ability in each area. The student then reads quotations from other kids regarding the topic. The next step asks the student to think about and practice the principles, imagining and drawing themselves using that principle. Finally, the student is asked to answer specific introspective questions. The lesson culminates in writing a final summation of the students view about this trait. These twenty summation statements then become the students overall mission statement.

    To explain this practically, lets use the trait of Honesty. Some goal statements are "I will strive to be honest with myself and with others; I can count on myself and count on others". After reading other kids statements, the student is asked to think about honesty and practice it that day. Finally, the student is asked to write "Why its important to be honest; think about a time when you were dishonest; How did your dishonesty affect you and the person you lied to?", etc. Then the student sums up what he/she has learned and create a mission statement. After completing the book, a student will have developed a life mission statement based on the 20 statements theyve created in the workbook. Designed as a complete workbook with no additional items necessary. Note: no Biblical content. 196 pp, sc. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 059013
    ISBN: 9780310735793
    Retail: $14.99
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    This red-letter KJV Bible is intended for young boys ages 6-9. The hardcover and smaller size (4 1/2” x 6 1/2”) make it easy to take along without damaging the pages. The print is small, so it is definitely for younger eyes. A concordance is included to help the user find verses; the words of Christ are in red; and 12 full-color pages are found throughout to encourage character traits in young knights. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 055694
    Retail: $114.70
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    Designed for independent studies, this new elective course from Starline Press may be exactly what you are looking for! Known for their ease of use, clarity of instruction and infused character traits, Starline Press provides a state aligned standards based option for homeschooling families. The Home Economics course contains 6 units covering vital topics such as nutrition, menu planning, common kitchen equipment, cooking terminology and techniques, grocery shopping, recipes, table setting, kitchen maintenance household cleaning, laundry care, household organization, survival sewing skill, home ownership, employment and budgeting. Learning assessment is via short answer questions, fill-in-the blank questions, multiple choice questions and varied related projects. Each unit concludes with a test to assess learning prior to moving on. SC. Pages vary 30-40 per unit. Available only in complete sets with answer/test keys. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 053928
    ISBN: 9780310326052
    Retail: $14.99
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    Children today are desperately in need of real-life guidance and frequently look to adults or society for a moral compass. As parents, we recognize the teaching they are seeking will not be found in our society- media, classroom or even our culture. The best teacher for our children is us- their parents! Often, as parents, we may feel overwhelmed at the task before us, or possibly even confused as to where to focus our instruction.

    As an author, children's ministry leader, and Dad, David Staal focuses on six pairs of critical truths and three foundational life lessons that every child needs to learn. Recognizing the truths he presents are best "caught and not taught", he provides real-world examples of those traits in action giving readers the tools designed to effectively communicate truth. The six truths he has identified as fundamental are: Believe that You Matter/Live Like Others Matter More; Appreciate those Who Serve You/Make Serving Others a Priority; Forget Unimportant Stuff/Remember Life has Consequences; Be a People Person/Be Your Own Person; Find Your Unique Fit/Find Out You Can Fail; and Always Speak Up/Always Speak the Truth . Each truth is presented clearly with real life examples which help parents recognize opportunities for teaching the truth within a casual context. Faith, Hope and Love form the foundation of character training and the final chapter is devoted to ensuring our children build their lives upon these three remaining things. Each chapter contains questions for reflection or discussion if parents would like to work through together or with a church group. This book is a valuable resource for parents, youth leaders, children's ministry workers and mentors who care about teaching children how to live in a way that honors God, fulfilling their God-given identities. 154 pgs, pb. ~Deanne

  • Item #: 053401
    ISBN: 9781936908127
    Retail: $8.99
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    Wisdom may be a tricky concept for young children to grasp, yet the Bible is very clear on how critical it is. Perhaps the best way to illustrate wisdom is to teach the outworkings of it in life. Author Ruth Younts has done a wonderful job of showing what wisdom in action looks like through these simple, attractive lessons on listening, obedience, contentment, orderliness, mercy, gratitude, respect, trust, truthfulness, patience, discernment and a dozen other traits. Both the student and teacher pages are in the one book, and there is plenty of instruction for teaching and applying each lesson already included. It is intended that a parent or teacher work through the lessons with the child, and the book can easily be used in either a family or a class setting. 91 pgs, pb. – Zach

  • Item #: 052468
    ISBN: 9781414338743
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    This devotion book makes it easy for girls to start at anytime of the year, allowing them to just pick up the book and start on today's date. Each devotion focuses on a woman of the Bible, discussing a character trait or other lessons girls can learn from each woman. It begins with a Bible verse, then tells a short story about the woman and discusses how it might relate to a girl's life in today's world. There are "thinking it through" questions on the side bar to help girls connect to the story and ponder on insightful questions. By showing how these women dealt with challenges involving jealously, being responsible, overcoming fear, dealing with anger, and much more, it provides girls with insight to conquer their own issues at hand. Every several lessons, there are also fun quizzes, games, and puzzles for the girls to complete. Having a one year devotion provides structure for girls, helping them to stay in God's word day by day. ~ Gina

  • Item #: 051344
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    In this day and age, women need more direction on biblical womanhood than ever before; now young girls will learn what the Bible has to say on being a woman by taking a look at the character traits from virtuous women in the Bible.

  • Item #: 051343
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    Proverbs is a fascinating book on wisdom and character, and now students can study and compare traits ranging from diligence vs. laziness to humility vs. pride.

  • Item #: 046701
    ISBN: 9781594760693
    Retail: $18.95
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