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Easy Activities to Turn President's Day into a Learning Experience

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 Welcome to Yellow House Book Rental! We are primarily a homeschool curriculum, rental service. However, we offer a variety of services. You can compare each one, at Yellow House Book Rental, and decide which is best for your family.   **This post contains affiliate links and we will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on affiliate links. Thank you! My favorite prompt for President’s Day is If I were president…. Resources to help immerse your students. If I Grew Up to Be President This book gives anecdotes about the presidents as children. Students love this unique look at...

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How to Start Again after the Holidays

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Guest post from Deborah Wueheler and the homeschool Minute newsletter

What is wrong with me? I am definitely not ready to even think about school yet. In fact, I am feeling a little down. My biggest problem: My focus is on me! How I feel. What I need. How I fail. This is the real reason for my blues. I need a change of perspective:... continue reading

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Family Christmas Traditions- Slow down and enjoy them.

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Family Christmas Traditions 
If your kids are like mine, there are certain things that you have to do EVERY Christmas. Maybe it's a favorite cookie recipe to bake, a certain ornament to hang on the tree, or something like singing Christmas carols. Whatever traditions you and your children enjoy, be sure that many of your traditions center on remembering Jesus' birth. Take advantage of advent calendars or other ways to remember that special night when Jesus was born. (Gena Suarez
As the 2016 Christmas season unfolds before us, there can be many competing pressures, including:.... continue reading.

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5 Fun Thanksgiving Writing Prompts

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5 Fun Thanksgiving Writing Prompts

IT CAN get pretty hectic around the house in the days leading up to Thanksgiving. Instead of assigning your children their normal writing schoolwork, why not take a little break and let them choose one of these clever creative writing prompts? For added fun, have them read their stories after Thanksgiving dinner!

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7 Weeks of Holiday Giveaways!

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The holiday season is a time for giving! 

Yellow House Book Rental has partnered with some wonderful friends to give you some really awesome prizes for your homeschool, family, and mom!

Each week we will be giving away a Yellow House Book Rental gift card as well a prize from our friends: Music appreciation curriculum, pastel art bundle, Juice Plus nutrition consultation, children gummies and sample packets, Life of Fred bundle, phonics reading book sets, Enrichment Studies gift card, and more!

This way for a chance to WIN!

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