Category: Holiday: Thanksgiving

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I am Thankful – Writing Paper (and other Thanksgiving Freebies)

I’m so thankful for so many things… my family, our friends, and you, my dear Reader!  This is the time of the year that we also encourage our kids to be grateful for the things in their lives.  I wanted to share this thankful stationery that I made for the kids last year.  I came across this really pretty fall clipart and the kids (and I!!) fell in love with...

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A Checklist for Surviving and Enjoying the Holiday Period!

Keeping on top of things During the Holidays! Homeschooling in the next 6 or 7 weeks promises to be very hectic.  Not only are we balancing daily school work, but there are other pressures on our time… holiday parties, shopping, decorating, communicating with far-away friends and family.  Rather than getting swept away by holiday stress, be proactive and make sure you know what challenges are coming up! Holiday Preparations: Cards:...

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Fall Multiplication and Division Worksheets (Free)

Today, I have a few fall-themed multiplication pages to share with you.  My daughter has learned all of her multiplication facts, but still needs regular practice. (She’s 8.)  I would like to share the worksheets I made for her with you today. Each worksheet has multiplication, a couple of double-digit multiplication problems, and a few long division problems (with no remainders). Hopefully someone can use them. Enjoy! FREE Multiplication and Long...

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Free Fall Skip Counting Mazes – 2s 3s 5s 10s

This post has lots of free Fall and Thanksgiving math printables including these free skip counting worksheets. The skip counting mazes review the 2s 3s 5s and 10s. In the maze, kids have to find the numbers 2 through 22, 3 through 33, 5 through 55 and 10 through 110. To find the skip counting row, move in any direction up, down, left, right, diagonal! Download the FREE Skip Counting...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Homeschooling Through the Holidays

One of the most stressful things for me is having day after day of unexpected (or unanticipated) “lost” homeschool days when nothing gets done. I think that what bothers me is not that I don’t expect them this time of year, but that I don’t think about it and acknowledge them in advance.  Then I have this nagging feeling like I didn’t live up to some in-the-sky (my own!) expectations....

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Thanksgiving Skip Counting Mazes 2s, 3s, 5s (Free)

Last week my daughter did several skip counting mazes and she asked for more. I whipped a few new sheets together for her… the turkey has to find his lost hat (and not wind up as dinner!). You can move in any direction including diagonally.  If you are interested you can download them and use them with your kids as well!  Enjoy! Thanksgiving Skip Counting Practice 2s 3s 5s If...

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Free Fall and Thanksgiving Packets and Printables

I’m always SO grateful for the educators who share their materials for free!  I thought I would update a post from last year to include some new materials from around the web. This tot activity caught my eye — it’s very cute and is free over at Totschooling. Cute Turkey Math Game: The matching activity above reminded me of a game I played with all three of the kids when...

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Thanksgiving Math – Free Basic Addition and Number Family Sheets

Can you believe Thanksgiving is almost here?! Here is another set of Thanksgiving-themed math sheets I made for my Kindergartner.  She is starting to work on number families and continues to work on very basic addition. If you are interested you can download the free Thanksgiving Number Family and Basic Addition Sheets here. It is 7 pages; Make 6 through Make 10 pages and two turkey-feather addition matching sheets. We’ll...