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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...

Ancient Greek Gods and Goddesses Packet 0

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...

Dinosaur Unit - Activities Lapbook Games and More 0

Dinosaur Unit

I have just done a huge update of our Dinosaur Unit! This is a multi-age packet with roughly 50+ pages for ages 3-6 and 60+ pages for ages 7-9. This packet is perfect for homeschool families with mixed age students! There are lapbook & notebook pages, plus math games (for addition or multiplication), Montessori 3-part cards, activities, and more! I added in quite a number of new activities to Dinosaur...

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Human Body Cells, Tissues, Organs, Systems

The Human Body Systems packet has been updated and is now over 50 pages! This packet helps students understand the basic organization of the human body. cells of the body tissues organs the body systems This is a unit we’ve done multiple times over the years – starting when the kids were in elementary and then going into more detail other years. Most years, after we reviewed the human body...

Mitten Activities Packet ages 4-6 0

Mitten Activities Packet

When my kids were little, they loved the book, The Mitten, by Jan Brett. We did an entire unit around that book and used the wonderful masks she provided on her website to act out the book! I made a packet of Mitten Activities that your kids might enjoy.  This packet is about 40 pages and includes various number and letter activities and games. The Mitten Activities Packet is 40...

Winter Themed Packets 0

Winter-Themed Packets

I just wanted to highlight some of the Winter-themed packets we have here on the blog. I hope you find something helpful!! ~Liesl Winter Math Packet The Winter Math Packet includes lots of fun games, plus various worksheets and math challenges. It covers addition, subtraction, what comes before, clocks, skip counting and more! This is available in the Winter BUNDLE. The winter math game board you see comes with math...

American Revolution Unit - Worksheets and Activities 0

American Revolution Unit

Our American Revolution Unit has just been updated! This 60+ page packet includes worksheets and notebook pages, a booklet, review cards and new chronology cards. American Revolutionary War Highlights This unit highlights: The French and Indian War Molasses and Sugar Acts Pontiac’s Rebellion Proclamation of 1763 Stamp Act Sons of Liberty, Notable Men of Boston Townshend Acts, the Boston Massacre Tea Act, Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts First and Second...

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Homeschool Goal Setting

Hi! Happy New Year!! I hope you have had a restful, joyous winter break! For those of you in Australia, I hope you, your family and friends have been safe from all the bushfires. I’m thinking of you! Do New Year’s Resolutions Work?”  That’s what one of the latest news headlines asks. An article I just read said that 80% of New Year’s Resolutions are abandoned by February. Another article...

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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...

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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:

Free Printable 2020-2021 Calendar 0

Free 2020-2021 Calendar Printable

Grab this free printable 2020-2021 calendar! 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 calendar that includes the holidays, the change in seasons, and things like day light saving which is why I’ve been making my own...

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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...

Botany Unit - Worksheets and Notebook Pages - Plant Kingdom Moss Ferns conifers angiosperms 0

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...