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Joseph and his Coat of Many Colours

Joseph: Reading I did quite a lot of reading for this study on the Joseph of the old testament, including reading some articles online of character studies. It's funny, because when I started this lesson I wondered if I could make it interesting enough for the girls, but when it came to it, I think…

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Jacob and Esau

Jacob and Esau: Reading I read out the lesson about Jacob and Esau from the Mystery of History text book, and we also read around the subject using the family Bible. Honestly, the Family Bible is one of the best books I own for giving the reader lots of extraneous information helping them to understand…

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Mystery of History: Lesson 13 – Abraham

We had lots of fun learning about Abraham, making star globes and lots of dress up clothes for the girls' dolls Abraham: Lesson We read the lesson from the Mystery of History text book, as well as reading from the Family Bible, which gives lots of extra historical context: Our main activities were using the…

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How to Use Dolls to Teach History

Last week, the girls and I did some work learning about Biblical Abraham. Back in the day, when I was learning about this with the older children, I had made dress up clothes, and full size accessories such as a travel roll up bed. My older three loved dress up and pretend play right up…

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Mystery of History: Lesson Eight – The Tower of Babel

I wondered what on earth I could teach my girls about the Tower of Babel.  I mean, they have read their Bible.  And they are very familiar with the story.  What else was there?  It wasn't until I began digging a bit deeper, using the Mystery of History text as my starting point, that I…

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Mystery of History Lesson Four: Noah and the Flood

We all know the story of Noah and the flood which almost killed off the world as we know it.  Years ago, before I even knew about the God who created our world, I remember playing Noah's ark with my friends and upside down chairs as the ark.  But it was only when I came…

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