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Homeschool Summer Checklist – Getting Ready for the New School Year!

This is a checklist of things you can do now, to get ready for the new school year! Is part of your end-of-summer vision to feel prepared for back-to-school? This checklist will help you slowly and steadily get ready for the new school year! It is mid-summer, but lingering in the back of our minds is that school will be here before we know it. We want to take advantage...

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Keep an Eye Out for Mars in Late July!

Summer is the perfect time to do some astronomy with the kids, right?! This summer, Mars will become brighter and brighter in the predawn sky. In late July 2018, around the time Earth sweeps between Mars and the sun, Mars will outshine Jupiter by some 1.8 times.  Mars will appear brightest from July 27 to July 30. It will appear 1/3 of the way up from the horizon to straight...

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Mixed Math Practice – Monday Freebie

I started this summer series with addition/subtraction practice. Last week, I shared some easy skip counting pages (for 2s, 5s, and 10s).  Today’s freebie is Mixed Math practice sheets for students who are doing addition/subtraction with carrying/borrowing, doing simple multiplication and division and have started to do multiplication (and carrying) in the hundreds. These cute pages are in a reptile theme. 🙂  Again, these are free to download, just click...

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Monday Math Freebie– Skip Counting Mazes 2s 5s 10s

It’s your Monday Math Freebie again! Today, I have several fun pages for practicing skip counting by 2s, 5s and 10s. These pages are free, just click on the link or picture below to grab the pdf! Math Freebie – Skip Counting, Multiplication, Division Practice Pages – Summer Theme To do the skip counting maze, students count from 2 to 22. They can move in any direction (up/down, forward/backwards, left/right,...

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German Worksheets – das Haus Arbeitsblätter

This is a new set of German worksheets I made for the kids that covers the rooms of the house as well as objects and furniture around the house. This set include poster-sized pictures of the main rooms of a house, writing stationery for the various rooms around the house, matching pages (German words to English words as well as German words to pictures).  Plus, there are two Bingo Game...

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Monday Math Freebie – Addition – Subtraction and More

Monday Math Freebie! Many of us take much of the summer off, but keep just a little bit of math practice going for our kids.  I thought I would create a new series to keep the momentum going!  Today’s freebie has two pages of mixed math practice. These two pages touch on addition, subtraction, logic, fractions, and measuring. You can print it out in color or they are also provided...

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Mixed Math Practice: Addition Subtraction Graphing Measuring Clocks Place Value and More

I have just added the a new set to the (growing) Addition Bundle! The bundle currently contains 10 pdfs and is over 250+ pages (easily over 300+ pages by now!). This new set covers a variety of math skills from addition and subtraction to counting & graphing, measuring, clocks, shapes and place value. There are more than 20 pages in this cute Mixed Math Practice Set. This new set is provided...

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Science Resource Page Update

Homeschool Den Science Curriculum Units The Science Resource Page has been Updated! Plus, below you’ll find a new (free) Printable Science Resource List that includes a current list of our science curriculum packets and a list of the free science resources we have on the blog. Because our website is a blog, everything is shared as they happen chronologically. So, finding the activities and units we’ve done can be a...

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Free Summer Reading Bookmarks!

I have a new free printable to share with you today – summer reading bookmarks. ♥ These are perfect for your kids as they work through their summer reading lists! Just click on the link below to download this free printable:  Free Summer Reading Bookmarks Don’t forget we also have these free “I love reading” bookmarks as well. Visit this post to download them: I Love Reading Bookmarks And since we’re...

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Homeschool Science Year in Review (Grades 9, 7, 4)

This is always one of my favorite posts to write. It’s my chance to reflect back on the year and all the things we managed to accomplish! Sometimes in the short-run it can feel like we’re not getting much homeschooling done. You know how our homeschooling can go…  we’re interrupted for activities, illness, errands, appointments, or the occasional blahs. But then when we step back to look at the bigger...

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Homeschool History Units – Year in Review (Grades 9, 7, 4)

I really love pulling together these Year in Review posts because it is my chance to reflect on the year!  Looking back, I realize just how much we managed to fit in. Let me jump right in! Here are some highlights from our school year. History in Our Homeschool (Grades 9, 7, 4) Oregon Trail When we started back to school, I worked with my oldest quite a bit on...

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Free Packing List and Other Summer Printables!

Summer Planning Printables! In this post you’ll find several useful (and free!) Summer-Time Packets and Printables: Free Summer Planning Packet (including a Packing List for Travels, Summer Scheduling Pages, and more) 350+ Summer Activity Ideas (Free Printable) Free Preschool Activity Ideas Printable Free “Design and Draw” Packet And our End of Year Homeschool Questionnaire (one for students and one for parents). My kids are at the age that they are...

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As Seasons Change… spring into summer (our summer homeschool plans, etc.)

For us, the 2017-2018 school year has basically come to an end.  The concerts are over, testing is done, paperwork has been sent in (to fulfill the requirements of our state) and sports (tryouts, end-of-season parties) have wrapped up.  Plus, the spring planting season is done! This post is going to chit-chat about how our semester wrapped up (everything from gardening to history, science) and our summer homeschool plans… Before...

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Thermometer and Temperature Activities (Free)

These free activity pages will help your kids become familiar with how to read a thermometer. They will compare the temperatures in Fahrenheit and Celsius and will begin to recognize the temperature in winter, spring/fall or summer in Fahrenheit and/or Celsius. Print out the thermometers on card stock.  Cut them out. Have the kids put them in order from coolest to warmest or from warmest to coolest. Remind them that...