Category: Homeschool Den

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Homeschool Resources

Hopefully, this post will help you find some of the pages, posts and homeschool resources that might be the most useful for you. Lately, we’ve had a huge surge in visits to the blog. I wanted to say welcome! I’m Liesl and I’ve been homeschooling my three kids right from the start; they are now in middle school and high school. I’ve always been in education (I taught history on...

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Homeschool Supplies & Science Supply List

What supplies do you need to have on hand to homeschool? This post includes a free printable list of basic homeschooling supplies and science materials that you might want to have on hand. This list covers everything from office supplies & art materials to math manipulatives and science materials we have used in our homeschool through the years. Obviously, the first starting point is access to books and curriculum. No...

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Ancient Egypt Packet

This 75+page Ancient Egypt Packet includes notebook pages, ancient Egypt timeline cards, Egyptian gods & goddesses cards & activities, an Ancient Egypt lapbook – interactive notebook pages, geography materials and more! The Ancient Egypt Unit is currently 50% off (through the end of July 2020)!  More details below! Students will learn a lot about the 3,000-year history of Egypt… from the early dynasties through the Old, Middle and New Kingdoms...

Where I Live and Montessori World Map Activities 0

Montessori World Map Activities

I have just added new Montessori world map activities to the Where I Live Activity Packet: My galaxy, solar system, planet, continent, country, state, town, and home! I added about 25 new pages! This new section includes a number of Montessori World Map Activities. Not only does it include world pin map templates, but also a number of worksheets, 3-part cards, matching cards and more. As you can see above,...

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Spanish Worksheets for Kids: Mi Escuela – My School

The third Spanish BUNDLE My School – Mi Escuela is now available! It covers four topics related to school: 1. Mi Salón de Clases – My Classroom 2.  Mi materiales de la escuela – My School Supplies 3. Mis materias de la escuela – My School Subjects 4.  Mis actividades de la escuela – My School Activities There are 4 pdfs in this BUNDLE. These include a reference page for...

Five Senses Unit - sight hearing touch smell touch - Worksheets and Activities 0

Five Senses Unit – Early Elementary

New! Five Senses Packet This 100+ page Five Senses Unit has dozens of hands-on activities and detailed, colorful worksheets for learning all about the five senses – sight & the eye, hearing & the ear, taste & the tongue, smell & the nose, touch & the skin. Five Senses: Hands-On Activities Our family just loves hands-on activities and this Five Senses Packet will keep your kids engaged and excited!  The...

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12 Hands-On Science Activities You Can Do Today!

Here are 12 Hands-On Science Activities that you can do with minimal preparation! It can be daunting to know just where to start with science, but in our household it has been one of the kids’ favorite subjects. Why? Because of hands-on activities! With so many parents now wondering what to do and how to get their kids intrigued and excited, turning to hands-on activities can be just the secret...

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FREE Math Board Games – Multiplication and Division

These FREE Math Board Games will help your kids practice their math facts!  This version includes multiplication & division cards for the 2s through 10s! My kids played a version of this game for years and would always beg to play “just one more round.” (That’s a win for Mom!!) By the way, the Addition/Subtraction version is here. It is also free! I wanted to make this set available FREE...

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Free Math Game Boards!

The Ultimate Math Game Board! ♥ Your kids will love practicing their math facts! ♥ I have made some new math game boards… and with everything that’s going on, I wanted to brighten your day by offering these for free! We used these types of versatile game boards a lot when my kids were little. The best thing about these games was that my kids would BEG to play “just...

10 ways to transition from School to Homeschool - Tips and Strategies for School at Home 0

10 Ways to Transition from School to Homeschool

Tips and Strategies for Doing School at Home Around the country and around the world, there are widespread school closures because of the coronavirus. Students and parents are facing a huge transition from a daily school routine to life at home. How can you help your students transition and even thrive given this huge change? Assuming (and that’s a big assumption here!) that you are able to take time off...

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Tissue Volcano Activity

This Tissue Volcano is a hands-on activity we did several years ago when we were doing our Earth Science Unit. It’s such a fun project (for any age!) that I wanted to share it again! Our Earth Science unit has more than a dozen hands-on activities. We did three or four different volcano activities and several fun earthquake activities… as well as activities on convection currents, the layers of the...

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Ancient Greek Gods & Goddesses Packet Update

This is just a real quick post to let you know that I’ve done a small update to the Ancient Greek Gods & Goddesses Packet. This packet is now about 50 pages and includes a number of activities including Notebook pages about Ancient Greece, the Olympians Lapbook/Interactive Notebook Pieces (with descriptions) Ancient Greek gods & goddesses project cards, writing paper, board game and more! In this update, I added in...

Engineering Challenges for Kids - STEM Activity Ideas 0

Engineering Challenges for Kids

Is it time to spice up your homeschool with something a bit different?  Engineering Challenges have always added some excitement to our homeschooling. In general, they don’t take much time, but they sure are fun & call for some creativity. My daughter said she wanted to add some engineering challenges into our homeschool day again.  I’ve been trying to come up with some new challenges to add into our homeschool...