Puzzles

Things I Wished I’d Known Before I Started Homeschooling – #3

#3: Life Will Happen Life does just happen. Even the best-laid plans for getting the schoolwork done can be thwarted by the unexpected. Doctors visits, out-of-town company, car problems, bill payments, sick pets, necessary phone calls, friends or family in trouble, a neighbor in need — all types of situations can throw off a school day. If your children were in school, you could handle a lot of things

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Highlights Hidden Pictures Online

If you’ve ever had to wait in a doctor’s or dentist’s office, you’ve probably seen a copy of Highlights Magazine for Children. Perhaps you have a subscription and receive it in the mail. Either way, you’re familiar with the hidden picture puzzles. These were always my favorite growing up, and my children really enjoy them too. Did you know Highlights has made even more

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Sudoku

The Japanese puzzle game Sudoku was actually originally created by an American, Howard Garns, in 1979. He called the puzzle Number Place. However, it became popular in Japan in the 1980s, where it was renamed Sudoku, short for “Suji wa dokushin ni kagiru”, which means “the numbers must occur only once.” It wasn’t until 2005 that Sudoku returned to America in force, where it

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