The National Park Service is offering some online field trips via is a free website that helps you to experience different national landmarks across the nation. It consists of four main parts: a Trip Journal, Virtual Visit, Ask the Experts, and Live Chat. Visitors are walked through how to use each of...
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Amazing Grace – the movie

Amazing Grace is the story of William Wilberforce, powerfully portrayed by Ioan Gruffudd (BLACK HAWK DOWN), the man who championed the abolition of slavery in the British Empire. His life was also an astounding spiritual and moral quest, and he is an inspiration to millions to this day. Elected to Parliament at age 29,...
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Free Bridge to Terabithia Study Guide to Accompany Opening of the Film

Based on the popular Newbery Award-winning novel, BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA is a fantasy/adventure story of friendship, family and the power of imagination from the producers of “The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe.” Jess Aarons (JOSH HUTCHERSON) is an outsider at school and even in his own family. Jess has...
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Schlessinger Media sent along the following announcement:

Schlessinger Media sent along the following announcements: Schlessinger Media Releases Greatest Speeches of the 20th Century: Voices in Time Series on DVD “Throughout the 20th century, charismatic world leaders used the power of speech to communicate difficult truths, galvanize citizens to fight for independence and to unite nations to defeat foreign enemies. The motivational...
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Low-Tech Polyhedron Models

Hat Tip to my good friend Tracy who sent along these great polyhedron models. She and her family were going to possibly make some Christmas ornaments with them.
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Kids@Random from Random House Publishers recently wrote to announce some new books. Some of the new book announcements were: The Cat in the Hat Party Edition, Meet Christopher Columbus(Landmark Book), Meet George Washington (Landmark Book), Meet Martin Luther King Jr.(Landmark Book), Meet Thomas Jefferson(Landmark Book), Meet Abraham Lincoln(Landmark Book). They also wrote to introduce...
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Wilder Cave

Hat Tip to Laurie Bluedorn of Trivium Pursuit for sharing their Wilder Cave Movie From the Wilder Cave Movie site: Why do we explore caves? Caves are deep. Caves are dark. They are wet. Come with us as we document a team of cavers exploring an extreme environment. They encounter trouble they weren’t expecting...
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Windows into Wonderland – Electronic Field Trip Explores Hot Water in Yellowstone!

From the Yellowstone National Park Foundation: New Electronic Field Trip Explores Hot Water in Yellowstone! The Firehole River flows through three major geyser basins in Yellowstone National Park and receives thermal input from numerous geysers and hot springs. “Getting into Hot Water” investigates alterations in the chemical and physical characteristics of the stream, as...
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Busy Body Book

Busy Body Book is a Personal and Family Organizer. A Special Value for Home Education Magazine subscribers: BusyBodyBook Personal & Family Organizer is the unique planning calendar with the Weekly GRID format. 5 columns schedule, organize and coordinate individual family members, personal goals, work projects and more – side by side. BusyBodyBook also makes...
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Family Dinner Games and Pickel a Pirate

Games are a great way to learn, communicate, and bond as a family. I thought your readers might be interested in these exciting games they are sure to love. Both games are fun and easy to play. Please let me know if you need additional information or images. Thanks ~ KrisFamilyTimeFun: A collection of...
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