Many Little Links: April 9, 2011

Starting a Literature Circle – The Homeschool Classroom (written by Sarah from Small World at Home)
Excellent ideas for starting a book group for kids, whether they are homeschooled or not.

Ways to Play in April - Let’s Explore
Another great installment of the free printable of things to do in a particular month.  This month, of course, is April.  (Sneaky how that works, huh?)

Cadbury Mini Egg Scones – We are Not Martha
Oh my!  These scones look just delicious!  I need to make some muffins for a church breakfast tomorrow, and am thinking of making some Zucchini Raisin Walnut Muffins, Cinnamon Chip Scones, and then maybe these as well.

You are a Freak Who Homeschools – Homegrown Mom
Great reflection by Angela on what she believed before she started homeschooling, and what she realizes now.  (It might not be what you assume, so go check it out.)

Neapolitan Cake in a Jar – The Family Kitchen
Not only is there a great tip about how to do a swirled color frosting, but these look delicious!  These would make great gifts.  (I think people enjoyed it when we did cake in a jar before as gifts.  I hope anyway.)

20 Practical Ways to Stop Being Busy – Peace & Projects
I need to work on probably about 18 of these.  That’s not a good sign, is it?

10 Most Overused Words on Craft Blogs – Crafterminds
If you are a craft blogger, write about crafts from time to time, or run an Etsy shop, this is a great read with some ideas of alternate word options.

Elements of a Child-Friendly Garden – Simple Kids
Reading through these ideas, I kept thinking, “My kids would love that!”  Now, if I could just find one or two to implement, then they’d be thrilled!