Great Homeschooling Links: December 31, 2011

Most of us have at least a month or two of bitter cold weather, snow and ice, and spend much of our time huddled inside trying to keep warm.  During that time it’s easy to go a little stir crazy, stress about the heating bill and (let’s be honest) get a bit bored!  Here are some posts to encourage your hearts and hands during this forced slow-down.  Let’s accentuate the positives to eliminate the negatives!

A Holy CalmAn Army For the Lord
A quiet reminder to turn our hearts to Him, to not be anxious and rest in His plan.

Salt Dough Snowman Craft Quirky Momma
A fun and easy craft to keep hands busy inside, even big kids will enjoy this.

Overnight Cinnamon RollsThe Frugal Girl
What child wouldn’t want to wake up to this sweet treat on a snowy day?

Using Time WiselyFinding Joy
Encouragementto get out from behind the screen and into life.

Create a Snowflake Star We Are THAT Family
They aren’t homeschoolers, but they make a great craft to celebrate all the snow.

15 Ways to Use Vinegar to Clean Your HomeThe Happy Housewife
Since you’re trapped inside you might as well clean.  Little hands can help when you use a safe cleaner like vinegar.

Cheryl is the founder of The 2:1 Conference – the premier social media conference for the homeschool community. She also blogs at Somewhat Crunchy.