Philip and the Ethiopian Bible Story and Craft

Here's a fun Bible Story idea about the story of Philip and the Ethiopian.  This story comes from Acts 8:26-40 .  Here's a shortened version of the story: An angel of the Lord told Philip to go toward Gaza.  On his way, he met an Ethiopian who was reading a Bible scroll and didn't understand.  …

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Fall Fireplace Mantel Display

Even your youngest child can help with this super easy mantel display.  Pick up pine cones and add these cute votive candle holders in between each cone.  They are made by painting the outside of a baby food jar.  Add a tea candle inside and viola'!   Here's a close up...It just doesn't do the …

Barbie Birthday Party

My daughter wanted to have a Barbie-themed birthday party this year.  We kept it simple, but she had so much fun! Decorations: If you are fortunate enough to have French doors, you can use craft paint to freehand some shapes like sunglasses, lips, hearts, etc. onto the window panes.  (You could do this on the …

Free No Tricks, Just Treats Halloween Ebook

Most Christians avoid Halloween altogether. This year, why not view this day as an outreach opportunity. The No Tricks, Just Treats eBook includes ideas for creating 15 Halloween treat ideas with a Christian message.  Includes printable cards to attach to suggested candy.  Please email me for a free copy! info@toddlerbitesonline.com If you are a member …

Toddler Pumpkin Cookies

Looking for a fun fall cookie idea perfect for toddlers??Cookie Stamp This cookie stamp is perfect!!  The grip is large enough to be just right for little hands.  I took a roll of Pillsbury dough and rolled it into little balls.  I had the kids "stamp" pumpkins on the cookies. We will try coloring the …

Bible Lesson on the Fruits of the Spirit – Gentleness

The kids and I have our Bible Time in the morning at the kitchen table while they eat breakfast.  It's the way we begin our homeschool day.  We continued our discussion on Gentleness throughout the week last week.  I found this neat idea which really drove the point home.  It came from an excerpt a …

Consider the Ants

Our home has been invaded by ants!!  The more we do to try to get rid of them, the more persistent they are in coming back!  I decided that we could learn a lot from these little guys.  I had the kids list their observations about the characteristics of ants. Here's what we came up …

Acorn Man magnet

Here's a simple idea great for toddlers.  Take a walk outside during fall and have your preschooler pick up acorns (be sure they don't put any in there mouths!!).  Come inside and help him glue on eyes and draw a mouth.  Have him pick a pretty fall leaf from an assortment that you provide (you …

Blog Bash 2011-The View From My Window

As part of the Women Living Well Blog Bash, we were asked to post a picture of a place that is special to us in our home...maybe one that reminds us of why we blog....here's my window - I made sure not to include the dirty dishes in the sink 😉 I love looking outside …

Good Morning Girls Week 6

We are on Week 6, if you are doing the Good Morning Girls Bible study with us.  If not, why not start now.  I've enjoyed it so much and the Lord has really spoken to me through these scriptures in 1 John. http://www.goodmorninggirls.org/ The way I summed up the verses for this week is that …