We started kindergarten yesterday! Woot! We finally started doing 'real' school!
Mary decided to call this year 'kitten'garden because of her love for cats. Ha! Those two little cats in the picture are her lovies; they come with us everywhere in a little red pouch Mary wears around her neck. Adorable!
Anyway, we started the first day of school by opening Mary's Bible notebook and going over some memory work. The first page of this notebook has all the books of the Bible listed, and we sang the books while she pointed. I've listened to many versions of this song, but my favorite is this one from Singing Bible Drill. It's just nice, sweet, and simple, and we've been using it since Mary was a baby (bath time ritual).
I've created playlists on my iPad to go with each subject, and the Books of the Bible song is first; we'll sing that everyday.
Next, since Ephesians 6 is our Bible memory work for Classical Conversations this cycle, we looked at the chapter (printed from C3, user: brooksidefarm) and sang along to our Ephesians 6 song by Mega Verse Ministries.
We used Mega Verses last year to help us memorize the Ten Commandments, and their music is just perfect! I was very excited when Jo Hendricks contacted me about doing a review and giveaway of the Volume 2 CD with the Ephesians chapter. Are you kidding? Of course I'll do it! We love Mega Verses!
The Ephesians 6 song just flows, and the music and rhythm are appropriate for the subject matter. Something just doesn't feel right in my spirit when I try to 'rock out' to a Bible verse. Maybe it's just me. But Mega Verse's version of Ephesians 6 is just right for our family - not pop or rock, but not Gregorian chant either. It's a nice, happy rhythm that makes listening to the song enjoyable (which is very important since we plan on listening to it a LOT).
Jo has generously given me an extra copy of goodies to give away! Here's what you'll be receiving if you're the winning mama:
This great CD has 27 tracks, including the Ephesians 6 (KJV) song that we love! Other tracks include John 15:5-8, Exodus 20, Psalm 8, Revelation 21:1-4, Matthew 6:9-13, and many others (iTunes doesn't list all the songs for this CD, but it shows most of them.).
Ephesians 6 (KJV) hand motions DVD:
That's over $20 of excellent materials to help your family hide God's Word in your heart!
Mega Verses is a wonderful Christian family ministry that I enjoy supporting. Please take a minute and check out their site. Their songs are also available on iTunes. Click here to go to the CC Friends page.
Ready to enter the giveaway?! You know the drill! :)
As mentioned above, I was given a copy of these goodies free of charge to review. Thanks for reading the small print, friend! Now go enter the awesome giveaway! :)