Playing By Heart by Carmela Martino This beautifully written Young Adult novel centers around the strong faith of two sisters, Emilia and Maria, and their extraordinary talents. The book is set in 18th Century Milan, Italy and focuses on their relationships with their father, as well as their struggle to follow the paths they believe God wants them to take…. Read more →
Music is one of God’s greatest gifts to us. Children are naturally moved by music and respond to it even before they are born! There is no better place to foster this development than in your home. Fun musical play activities create an effective learning environment and foster family bonding. When children interact with parents, they learn. Combine these elements purposefully and… Read more →
Our friends at Education.com are sharing a free summer-themed division worksheet with Today’s Catholic Homeschooling readers. Make math a part of your summer fun with this themed worksheet. Slide down to Education.com for more math games, worksheets, and resources. Download Worksheet: Division Worksheet PDF Download Worksheet with Answers: Division Worksheet with Answers PDF
In One Shall Lead (Within Hearts and Minds) by Catholic Writer’s Guild member Maria Rosati, Christian (the oldest of four children) enters middle school with questions about politics, faith, nationalism, and family. All seem to be pelting him for answers. With the country split on the issues and on the brink of war, Christian’s younger brother Caleb finds an old… Read more →
Our friends from Catholic Teen Fiction are back with this video exploring the topic of temptation in Catholic fiction.
Catholic Brain, a Catholic faith formation program, offers over 5000 educational resources to help you share the Catholic faith with your children. It features animated videos, songs, games, lesson plans, printables, and quizzes. It also offers a reading for each day, as well as a video and saint of the day. In addition, there are special resources for advent, lent,… Read more →
Jesus, Do You Want to Be My Friend? Is a new picture book by Mark Restaino, illustrated by J.P. Alcomendas. It is a charming, colorful book based on the idea that children can always talk to Jesus and ask him questions. Each two-page spread features an illustration combined with a question and a Bible verse. For example, the first page… Read more →
Kimberly Fries has created a beautiful new collection of Catholic children’s books. Written by Fries with vibrant illustrations by Sue Kouma Johnson, these books are delightful additions to any home, Catholic school, or parish library. There are two saint books: Girl Saints for Little Ones and Boy Saints for Little Ones. Each two-page spread features a short biography of the… Read more →
Fly away from the chill of winter with this subtraction worksheet featuring the birds of spring. For more fun and engaging learning activities, go to Education.com! Thank you to Education.com for sharing this worksheet with us! Download the worksheet and the answers.
The Locket’s Secret by K. Kelley Heyne The Locket’s Secret is a sweet yet powerful story about dealing with tragedy. This wonderful book for middle grade students focuses on the importance of family. The story follows Carrie and her family during their move across the country to a new home. This homeschooled teen struggles to deal with leaving her home… Read more →