Author: Liesl - Homeschool Den

Pin Map Resources 0

Pin Map Video and Resources

Earlier this evening I did a FB Live video (gulp!!). I wanted to mention here in the blog area that I have that video and a number of geography resources at this new page: homeschoolden.com/pinmaps Grab those resources and some of the freebies here: Again, click here to go to that Pin Map Resource Page: Please like & share:

Course For Teens on Happiness and Well-Being 0

Course on Happiness and Well-Being for Teens

Recently, our family decided to dive into a (free) course on happiness and well-being. It was most popular class in the history of Yale and is available free online at coursera.org. It was called “Psychology and the Good Life” and was first taught in the spring of 2018.  It is now called The Science of Well-Being – Stuff That Makes us Happy.  Nearly a quarter of all Yale undergraduates enrolled...

Free Printable 2020-2021 Calendar 0

Free 2020-2021 Calendar Printable

Grab this free printable 2020-2021 calendar! Today I wanted to share our (latest) free calendar printable, 2020-2021.  This free calendar printable covers 20 months (January 2020 through August 2021). It starts in January 2020 and includes the 2020-2021 school year through August 2021. I like having a calendar that includes the holidays, the change in seasons, and things like day light saving which is why I’ve been making my own...

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Muscular System Unit – Worksheets and Activities

My daughter just finished the Muscular System Unit and I wanted to share the new worksheets and notebook pages that I added to the Muscular System Packet. Did you know that you have more than 600 muscles in your body? This packet goes over the three main types of muscles: smooth muscles cardiac muscles skeletal muscles Students will learn voluntary and involuntary muscles, how these three muscle groups work, and...

Free Owl Worksheets Printables Lapbook - Notebook Pages 0

Free Owl Printables

I made some free Owl Printables that I want to share with you today. 🙂 Have your kids dissected owl pellets?  This is such a great hands-on activity if your kids are studying forest animals or the skeletal system… or even if you just want to do something exciting to add into your homeschool day! This project is wonderful with any age! My youngest daughter finished a big unit on...

Free Literature Study Guides 0

Free Literature Guides

Do you know about this great literature resource?  The Glencoe Literature Library page has Free Literature Study Guides for a huge selection of well-known novels. The Literature Study Guides include sections such as Meet the Author Introducing the Novel Before you Read Active Reading activities Personal Responses I thought I would mention this because I have used it a couple of times. I recently printed out the free literature guide...

Skeletal System Activities Bones Joints Cartilage 0

Skeletal System Activities

Today, I wanted to share some of the hands-on activities we’ve done to learn about the Skeletal System. We did a number of fun activities to learn more about the bones, cartilage and joints! This is a unit we have done several times over the years. Each time, the kids have learned a bit more, but they *always* love the hands-on activities!! So, this is a unit you can do...

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3 Branches of Government Worksheets

Civics and Government Unit (45+ pages!) This unit covers the 3 Branches of Government The Constitution & Bill of Rights The Presidential Cabinet Positions How a Bill becomes Law Civics Review (symbols, landmarks) Federal vs. State Governments and more! I have added in a number of new worksheets on the 3 branches of government to the Civics and Government Unit.  These pages cover things like how old you have to...

Botany Unit - Worksheets and Notebook Pages - Plant Kingdom Moss Ferns conifers angiosperms 0

Botany Unit – Plant Kingdom Worksheets and more!

I have added over 25 new pages to the Botany Unit! These new pages are all about the Plant Kingdom.  We went over plant classification and learned about the life cycles of mosses, ferns, gymnosperms (conifers & cycads), and angiosperms (flowering plants). The Plant Kingdom Worksheets The first set of worksheets goes over the basics about each of the four groups of the Plant Kingdom and some terms like vascular...

Skeletal System Worksheets and Notebook Pages 0

Skeletal System Unit

I have just made huge update to the Skeletal System Packet!! I added more than 50 pages, so the Skeletal System Unit is now more than 90 pages! In the last few weeks, I made a whole new set of skeletal system worksheets and notebook pages: My daughter has been learning the bones of the body and going over many of the facts about the skeletal system from the function...

Free Homeschool Planner Printables 0

FREE Homeschool Planner

New! Homeschool Planner Printable Booklet We now have two FREE Homeschool Planners. One version is a 1/2 sized printable Homeschool Planner booklet, the other has full-sized pages. Grab them both with the links below! With the holidays coming up, family coming into town, and more on our plate than ever before, I needed to get everything down on paper.  I wanted something slightly smaller than the normal homeschool planners I...

American Revolution Video Documentaries 0

American Revolution Videos & Resources

As we have worked through our studies of the American Revolution, I wanted to create a post for our family so we could watch some history video documentaries from one convenient spot. 🙂 Plus, this post also includes some American Revolution books for younger students. Hope you find this page helpful! These are the two series we have been watching as we have studied the French and Indian War and...

Fall and Halloween Freebies - Free Printables 0

Fall and Halloween Freebies

This post has links to more than 50 FREE Fall and Halloween Printables we have tucked away here on the blog! 🙂  You’ll find all kinds of math freebies from addition & subtraction, skip counting pages, multiplication & division, fractions, writing activities, Spanish fall-themed words and more!! Hope you find various materials you can use! 🙂 ~Liesl To grab your Fall and Halloween Freebies click on the link or the...

Writing Resource BUNDLE 0

Writing Resource BUNDLE

This Writing Resource BUNDLE will help you take your kids’ writing to the next level! It includes five huge action-packed pdfs! For the last year, I have been trying to compile and put ALL (300+pages) of our writing materials and resources into a more convenient packet.  It’s been a huge undertaking!  I thought it was about time to release it… even though it is always a work in progress! 🙂...