Author: Liesl - Homeschool Den

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. ­čÖé 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! ­čÖé┬á 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! ­čÖé ~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! **This new Writing Resource Bundle is just $3.99 through Oct. 25th!!** 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.┬á It’s been a huge undertaking!┬á I thought it was about time to release...

el cuerpo humano - Spanish Worksheets for Kids 0

Spanish Human Body Worksheets & Activities – el cuerpo humano

NEW Spanish Human Body Parts Worksheets & Activities! Today, I wanted to let you know that I just shared the el cuerpo humano Spanish Human Body Part Worksheet Packet in the Spanish store. ­čÖé This is a 25-page packet and includes 33 of the most common body parts from the eyes, nose, mouth (forehead, eyelashes, cheek) down to the leg, knee, ankle and toes! My kids have been learning Spanish...

German Worksheets - die K├Ârperteile Body Parts - Organe Knochen 0

German Worksheets K├Ârperteile Body Parts

German Worksheets & Activities for Kids! The 30+ page German K├Ârperteile Worksheet Packet includes parts of the body, the internal organs, bones (K├Ârperteile, Organe, Knochen) and more! In our homeschool, the kids have been studying German.┬á This new German worksheet set helped them learn the vocabulary about the body. It includes not only the typical body parts such as eyes, ears, nose, arms, legs and toes, but also some internal...

13 Colonies Worksheet Packet 0

13 Colonies Packet

The NEW unit on the 13 Colonies is 40% off through October 11th! This year we are studying American history.  We have just finished our unit on the establishment of the thirteen colonies. This new 70-page packet includes notebook pages and chronology cards that cover the 13 colonies and how they were established.  These worksheets and cards cover Roanoke, Jamestown, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay and others! This packet also goes into...

Using Literature Textbooks in our Homeschool 0

Literature Textbooks in our Homeschool

Over the weekend, I talked a little bit about what we’ve been doing in our┬á writing workshop. Today, I just thought I’d write a post about how we use the big Literature textbooks in our homeschool. We’ve bought many Literature anthologies. They include stories, plays, poems, myths & legends, biographies and more from well known authors.┬á By many… I mean, just check out the back part of our literature shelf!!┬á...

Our Homeschool Writing Workshop 0

Writing Workshop in Our Homeschool

We have been using a writing workshop model in our homeschool for many, many years. It has brought a lot of joy to our writing time. My kids are not at all intimidated by writing now… even high school essays! I have a lot of posts about what a Writing Workshop looks like in our homeschool and also have a lot of posts about the various mini-lessons we used to...

Dear Homeschool Mom - inspire motivate be passionate 0

Inspire and Motivate Your Kids!

Becoming passionate, inspiring educators! This summer, we did a camping trip in the Great Smoky Mountains. On the way there, we stopped at the Civil Rights Center in Greensboro, NC.  We read about the sit-ins before-hand, but it was incredible to be at the Woolworths where the 1960 sit-ins began. But that’s not what this post is about! This post is about being a passionate educator, inspiring others, and encouraging...

Free Printable 2s 5s 10s FALL multiplication worksheet 0

Free Fall Multiplication Worksheets 2s 5s 10s

I have a fun fall freebie for you today!┬á These math worksheets will help your kids practice their 2s 5s and 10s multiplication facts. Each page has fun skip counting mazes. Students will skip count from 2 to 22, 5 to 55, or 10 to 100 as many times as they can (going in any direction – up/down/diagonal). Plus, there are some multiplication problems at the bottom of several of...

Free September 11th Writing Paper 0

Sept. 11th Writing Paper (Free)

This is just a quick note to remind you (or let you know!) that we have some free September 11th writing paper printable if you are talking about the events of 9/11 with your kids this year. Click here to visit that post (and download the free Sept. 11th writing paper) ~LieslP.S. This summer we visited the Flight 93 Memorial. It was really powerful for the kids.  On the (long)...

World Leaders -Types of Governments - Types of Societies Worksheets 0

World Leaders & Types of Government Worksheets

Free World Leaders and the Types of Government Worksheets A while back, I made a worksheet packet for the kids that covered some of the world leaders as well as the different types of government. A reader pointed out that I needed to update this to include Boris Johnson, the current Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. I’ve changed and updated this packet (Sept. 2019). ­čÖé This packet also includes...

What science topics could I teach my 5-7 year old - Homeschool Science Curriculum 0

What science topics should I teach my 5-7 year old?

I had a reader ask what┬á topics that a Kindergartner/1st Grader (ie. 5-7 year old) might learn for science. I’ve gotten this same question several times in the past month or so, so I thought I might share with you some of the topics we explored when the kids were in early elementary. As you’ll see below, there are SO many things you could do with your kids.┬á Just ask...

Chemistry Activities - The first 20 elements - unusual symbols 0

Chemistry Activities – The First 20 Elements of the Periodic Table

Learn about the elements of the Periodic Table with these new chemistry booklets! This is just a quick post to let you know that I have just added two new chemistry activities to the Chemistry Unit Packet.┬á I made two new booklets – one on The First 20 Elements and the other on Elements with Unusual Symbols. It has been a year and a-half or so since we first talked...