Category: Holidays

Christmas Math Review Sheets (Grade 2) – Free

Here are a few math review sheets I put into ED’s math workbox this week.  (I almost forgot to share it!)  So better late than never, right?!!  These pages have a little bit of everything–addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.  She has just started on double-digit multiplication, but she likes having “fun” math sheets too. Hope someone else can use these! 🙂 ~Liesl  Christmas Math Worksheets   You might be interested...

Christmas Addition – Subtraction Worksheets (Minecraft, Pete the Cat, etc!)

Today I wanted to share some of the free Christmas-themed addition and subtraction materials I’ve made for the kids over the years. Here are some basic addition worksheets. These are for kids still working on their basic addition facts: Christmas Pets Addition Practice Worksheets Last year, my kids were especially wild about Minecraft.  ED asked for some Christmas Creeper practice pages… It seemed easy enough to make, so I made...

Minecraft Christmas Creeper Multiplication, Division and Fraction Worksheets (Free)

Here are some Minecraft Christmas Creeper practice pages I made for the kids. They are free to download. There are four math worksheets. Two have multiplication and division problems. The other two pages have fraction problems. There’s one column of reducing the fractions and one column of equivalent fractions. We have math textbooks that the kids do as well, but they enjoy having their own “fun” math worksheets as well....

Holiday Dishes to Share: Coconut Yummy Bars

This is another recipe our family has made for a long time. My Mom got it from a colleague at work years ago.  It was in our old tattered family recipe box as “Coconut Yummy Bars.” The kids love these and they are really quick to make.  Again, this is something a bring only if I know that it is acceptable to bring desserts with nuts in them. Melt 1...

I think I mentioned a week or two ago that we are not doing a traditional Advent Calendar this year.  Instead, our family is going to do some giving… Giving of kind words that is! Each of us in the family has chosen a day (Monday through Friday) to be our day to receive uplifting mail. Today (Tuesday) is LD’s day.  At some point during the day the rest of...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Dear Readers, I hope you and your family have a wonderful Thanksgiving! I have so much to be thankful for this year.  It has a been an amazing year. Of course, at the very top of my list is my family.  My kids and my incredible Hubby are my world; they make me laugh, inspire me, and make each day an adventure!  My heart swells with pride and gratefulness to...

15 Family Favorite Board and Card Games

We play a lot of games and with the holidays coming up, I thought I would highlight some of our favorites.  DD absolutely *loves* board games so we have a huge selection of card games and board games in our cabinets! I’m going to start with a couple of games that we use regularly in our homeschool, then will highlight some of the games we love pulling out for family...

Peanut Butter Bars

I have been making these peanut butter bars since high school and really haven’t ever seen them around.  When I bring these everyone raves about them!  They tend to be one of my stand-by desserts if it is a function where I know peanut butter is acceptable. Peanut Butter Bar Recipe: Ingredients: 1 cup crunchy peanut butter 2/3 cup butter 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups firmly packed brown sugar 3...

Getting Organized for the Holidays and Beyond: Free Winter/Spring 2015 Calendar

The holiday season is here!  This time of year, I really have to keep a close eye on our calendar and plan things out in advance to help keep the stress (and extra errands/shopping) to a minimum. At the same time, I want to make sure we schedule in the fun traditions that make this season special for our family. That takes some planning and organization, especially since we continue...

Thanksgiving Preschool Printables (free)

This packet has various Thanksgiving printables for preschoolers including clothes pin letter matching and counting cards. It also has a 2-letter word file folder game for kids who are a little older. For the counting cards and upper and lower case letter matching, be sure to print the pages out on card stock. Have your child place a clothes pin on the correct answer.  (This is also really good for...

Thanksgiving Addition and Subtraction Worksheets (Free)

This weekend I made some new addition and subtraction worksheets.  There are two sets. One set has addition with carrying and subtraction with borrowing.  The other set has simpler addition problems.  Hope you can use these!  They are free to download.  🙂  ~Liesl Thanksgiving Addition-Subtraction Worksheets And here is the other set of Thanksgiving math worksheets. These are also free to download: Thanksgiving Addition and Subtraction Practice You might be...

Skeleton Math Riddle (Free Math Worksheet for Addition, Multiplication, Division or Numbers)

Here’s a silly math worksheet for you! You probably know this riddle: Why didn’t the skeleton cross the road?  Have your child figure out the answer using some math facts! I made these in addition, multiplication, division or just with number recognition. These are free to download! 🙂 Skeleton Math Riddle for Addition, Multiplication, Division or Number Recognition Other Free Halloween-Themed Math Worksheets: Free Halloween Multiplication Packet (30 pages of...

Free Halloween Addition and Subtraction Packet

Today I would like to share another free Halloween packet of math worksheets and games.  This contains free addition and subtraction worksheets.  Since everyone’s kids are at different levels, I included some very basic/beginning addition worksheets that cover +2 facts as well as doubling (2+2, 3+3, 4+4…) as well as sheets that go into carrying or borrowing.  There are about twenty pages, so hopefully there are a few sheets your...

Free 30-Page Halloween Multiplication Packet: Math Worksheets and Games

I have a 30-page Halloween-themed Multiplication Packet to share with my amazing readers today! This packet has 20 or so multiplication worksheets. These cover the 2s through the 9s (even though my daughter hasn’t covered all the math fact families yet, I still included all of them.)   You can print out two pages on one sheet to save space.  I printed two per page, folded them in half and...