Why It’s Okay to Celebrate Thanksgiving Day

  If you know about our Christian Heritage, you’ll already know that it’s okay to celebrate Thanksgiving  Day! Let’s keep our eyes on God’s Providential Hand and His timing in History (His Story)! There is much to be thankful for in memory of these people in our history and for God’s goodness!   Why It’s Okay to Celebrate the American Thanksgiving Day As we’ve studied the Protestant Reformation and learned about the Pilgrim Separatists, we’ve Read more about Why It’s Okay to Celebrate Thanksgiving Day[…]

Thanksgiving Day Printable {Word Art}- Our Christian Heritage

Happy November! One of my favorite days regarding a historical event is coming up… Thanksgiving Day! It’s not about turkey. It’s not about stuffing. It’s not about Macey’s Parade. It’s about the Gospel moving westward. It’s about our Christian Heritage. It’s about God’s Providential Hand with the forming of this nation on Biblical Principles. It’s about… each word contained within this printable word art.  I’m aware that the contrary is often taught. BUT, I am also Read more about Thanksgiving Day Printable {Word Art}- Our Christian Heritage[…]

Thanksgiving Day Printable {Word Art}- Our Christian Heritage

Happy November! One of my favorite days regarding a historical event is coming up… Thanksgiving Day! It’s not about turkey. It’s not about stuffing. It’s not about Macey’s Parade.  It’s about the Gospel moving westward. It’s about our Christian Heritage. It’s about God’s Providential Hand with the forming of this nation on Biblical Principles. It’s about… each word contained within this printable word art.  I’m aware that the contrary is often taught. BUT, I am Read more about Thanksgiving Day Printable {Word Art}- Our Christian Heritage[…]

Thanksgiving Day Games- Homeschool Co-op Party

During our homeschool co-op Thanksgiving Day parties, I recapped about the Protestant Reformation we covered in October and how the Separatists (later called Pilgrims) were alive around that time. I went over the “chain of Christianity” from the Plymoth Plantation Day Packet (you can find it at my store for purchase) and made a copy of page 27 for each family to help them see God’s Providential Hand in the flow of these events. I Read more about Thanksgiving Day Games- Homeschool Co-op Party[…]

Thanksgiving Day Games- Homeschool Co-op Party

During our homeschool co-op Thanksgiving Day parties, I recapped about the Protestant Reformation we covered in October and how the Separatists (later called Pilgrims) were alive around that time. I went over the “chain of Christianity” from the Plymoth Plantation Day Packet (you can find it at my store for purchase) and made a copy of page 27 for each family to help them see God’s Providential Hand in the flow of these events. I Read more about Thanksgiving Day Games- Homeschool Co-op Party[…]

They Wanted to Worship Freely…

It wasn’t until this year in my studies of the Protestant Reformation that I made the connection of the Reformation and the Separatists (later called Pilgrims). How interesting that Reformation Day took place prior to Thanksgiving Day… the order these events took place allows one day to lead into the next according to the history timeline. There is just so much to learn from the Separatists/Pilgrims, and the Native Americans and God’s Providential Hand. This Read more about They Wanted to Worship Freely…[…]

They Wanted to Worship Freely…

It wasn’t until this year in my studies of the Protestant Reformation that I made the connection of the Reformation and the Separatists (later called Pilgrims). How interesting that Reformation Day took place prior to Thanksgiving Day… the order these events took place allows one day to lead into the next according to the history timeline. There is just so much to learn from the Separatists/Pilgrims, and the Native Americans and God’s Providential Hand. This Read more about They Wanted to Worship Freely…[…]

Thanksgiving Day Prep- Part B

Just so there isn’t a mistake by those who pass by that we are not celebrating Halloween, I got  my homemade banner up for Thanksgiving Day today. © Principled Academy Here is how I made it: Materials: Printed Letters in the size I desired Scissors Marker (to trace the letters onto the felt) Felt (Fall Colors ) Hot glue gun Hot glue gun sticks Leaf Garlands (Dollar Store) © Principled Academy 1. Cut your felt Read more about Thanksgiving Day Prep- Part B[…]

Thanksgiving Day Prep- Part B

Just so there isn’t a mistake by those who pass by that we are not celebrating Halloween, I got  my homemade banner up for Thanksgiving Day today. © Principled Academy Here is how I made it: Materials: Printed Letters in the size I desired Scissors Marker (to trace the letters onto the felt) Felt (Fall Colors ) Hot glue gun Hot glue gun sticks Leaf Garlands (Dollar Store) © Principled Academy 1. Cut your felt Read more about Thanksgiving Day Prep- Part B[…]

Thanksgiving Day Prep- Part A

Are we off our rocker for getting ready for Thanksgiving Day? We don’t think so! I know… I know… everyone is getting ready for Halloween. We skip over Halloween because we had these questions: What’s the purpose of Halloween? What are the principles (origins) of it? How does this holiday have anything to do with God? How does it draw us closer to Him or honor Him? And the answers we came across in our Read more about Thanksgiving Day Prep- Part A[…]

Thanksgiving Day Prep- Part A

Are we off our rocker for getting ready for Thanksgiving Day? We don’t think so! I know… I know… everyone is getting ready for Halloween. We skip over Halloween because we had these questions: What’s the purpose of Halloween? What are the principles (origins) of it? How does this holiday have anything to do with God? How does it draw us closer to Him or honor Him? And the answers we came across in our Read more about Thanksgiving Day Prep- Part A[…]