Tag Archives: Lesson Plans

Jacob and Esau contemplative homeschool unit

I have been blogging lately about my method of contemplative homeschooling. Here is an example of a unit I did a few years ago with my boys on Jacob and Esau. The best way to start these units is for … Continue reading

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Meet Pope Francis (for kids and their parents)

Parents: I have written a short biography of Pope Francis for children. Scroll down to find definitions of vocabulary words, links, downloads, and other teaching ideas. Update:┬áBergoglio was made a cardinal three years after becoming archbishop, not 13. “Habemus Papam!” … Continue reading


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Matthew 16 and the papal conclave for kids

Since Sacred Scripture is at the center of our homeschool, I decided to begin our studies on the papal conclave with a look at the origins of the papacy in Matthew 16. We have been reading The Golden Children’s Bible … Continue reading

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Meditation for kids: Jesus our healer

I wrote this meditation for my boys last week, to end our unit on Jesus’s first healing miracles in the Gospels. Use it to supplement your own Bible study or the liturgy. Read it aloud slowly with lots of pauses, … Continue reading

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