Author: Liesl - Homeschool Den

6-8th Grade Math Review – Free Holiday Printables

Today we have some free Holiday Math Review Pages (for roughly grades 6-8 or so). There are practice pages on fractions, decimals, percents and some basic pre-Algebra. The pre-Algebra practice problems include exponents like this 5×2 + 7 + 7×2 + -3 + 8x = or 7a9  . 5 . 2a5 . 3a = Be sure to scroll down for some of our other free math printables! Hope these are...

German Worksheets for Kids – Weihnachten und Farben

These fun German Christmas worksheets will help kids review their colors in German! There is a Weihnachtslichter page for kids to identify the colors of the Christmas lights.  There are several pages where kids read the words and color the block. And, there is a Color By Number Christmas page. Click here to save this on Pinterest I added this new packet to German Bundle 1, which includes 12 pdfs!...

Christmas Freebies

Over the years, we’ve shared lots and lots of FREE Christmas Printables.  I want to share more than two dozen holiday printables with you today! I’ll start with a free mid-year Homeschool Assessment Packet. Can you believe the first semester (for those of in the U.S.) is practically over? Mid-Year Homeschool Assessment Free Printable – Evaluate and Assess How Things Are Going, Reflect on your Homeschool Progress and Plans with...

Space Watercolor Animals – Addition and Subtraction Packet

New! For these dark winter months, your kids might enjoy these beautiful Space Animal Addition and Subtraction Worksheets. I have just added these to the Math BUNDLE (of 20+ pdfs!!). Click here to save this on Pinterest Of course, this Math Bundle contains much more than just addition and subtraction worksheets, games and activities. There are also files that cover the fact families, shapes, fractions, temperature, time/clocks, days of the...

Spanish Worksheets – Navidad Los Colores

Free Spanish Worksheets – Christmas Colors Today we have some Christmas color worksheets for those of you who are helping your kids to learn Spanish! Review all the major colors: verde, rojo, morado o violeta, gris, blanco, anaranjado, negro, azul, amarillo, rosado o rosa, marrón Practice identifying the colors with the Christmas Light Worksheet. Also, students may enjoy the Christmas Spanish Color Worksheets and Spanish Color by Number Sheet. These...

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 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 2020-2021 Calendar Printable

Grab this free printable 2020-2021 calendar! UPDATE: You might want to go to this post instead because it has the FREE printable Calendar for January 2021 through August 2022. 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...

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 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 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

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...

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 – 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...