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Middle Ages Unit - Worksheets, Chronology Cards, Notebook Pages, Feudalism Simulation, Activities 0

Middle Ages – Feudalism Packet

Middle Ages – Feudalism Unit Update!! Our Middle Ages – Feudalism Packet has grown to more than 50 pages!!   I added in a number of new activities including Middle Ages event cards (for the Early, High and Late Middle Ages) with extensive teacher notes and a new cut-and-paste feudalism activity.  You will also find an awesome feudalism simulation, art analysis, and lots of different notebook pages (with answers provided, of...

Homeschool Travels Summer 2019 Flight 93 Memorial, WWI Museum, Palace of Gold and more 0

Flight 93 Memorial, National World War I Museum and more!

We have gotten to see (and do!) a wide variety of things this month!!  I want to share a couple of amazing places to visit if you have studied World War I or the Russian Revolution. Plus, I wanted to share some pictures of some other places we have visited like the Flight 93 Memorial in PA, the Palace of Gold in West Virginia, and the Institute of Art in...

Spanish Worksheets for Kids Mi familia - My Family - SpanishSet1 0

Spanish Worksheets for Kids – Mi familia – My family

Learn the vocabulary about your family with these fun, colorful Spanish worksheet sets! There are 4 packets in this  Spanish Worksheet Set: 1) ¿Quién es mi familia? Who is my family? 2) ¿Cómo se llama mi familia? What is my family called? 3) ¿Cómo es mi familia? What is my family like? 4) Saludos y despedidas greetings and farewells Let me tell you about how/why these Spanish Worksheets were created!...

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Free Summer Planning Packet!

Are you getting ready for summer?! Check out this free Summer Planning Packet  — including more than 350 activity ideas, summer planning pages, pet sitter instruction page, trip planning pages, a packing list, a summer goals sheet, and a Summer Camp at Home planner. Hopefully, this FREE packet will help you get ready for some serious summertime fun! 🙂 Free Summer Planning Packet Click on the link or the picture...

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Homeschool Challenges – Organization, Schedules, and More!

As homeschoolers we wrestle with a lot of questions, issues, and challenges: planning, preparing, organizing, scheduling, juggling, managing (moods/squabbles) AND getting things done. Plus, we have the added challenge of having our kids watching us and learning from us every moment of the day! “Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.” ~John Cotton Dana As we look at a new year (or even when we look at the...

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Homeschooling Kindergarten – Grade 1

This past week I’ve had a couple of emails from readers who will be homeschooling Kindergarten or Grade 1 for the first time.  It’s hard to know where to start, right?!  There are lots of possibilities and picking a starting point can be overwhelming! I hope this post will give you some ideas and inspiration for a wonderful homeschool year ahead! For us, homeschooling was not a big change from...

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Language Arts – Grade 6 (Age 11/12) Curriculum Choices

Have you been planning out your language arts for next year?  I thought I would share my plans with ED (who will be in Grade 6 next year). She’s 11. Below you’ll find out how we tackle the various parts of language arts: literature skills (plot, setting, character, point of view, and so forth), grammar, vocabulary, spelling, literature (reading lots of good novels), and writing (which I’ve written about in...

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German Worksheets – der Bauernhof – the Farm

This 30+ page German worksheet set, der Bauernhof, covers the major animals of the farm. This packet includes matching worksheets, translation pages, flashcards, and bingo cards.  It also include farm writing pages so that students can create their own sentences about the animal and farm words.  German Worksheets: der Bauernhof This set includes both matching the German words to pictures as well as matching German words to the English translation....

Froggie Addition - No Carrying or WIth Carrying 0

Froggie Addition Practice Worksheets (FREE!)

Here are some fun froggie addition practice worksheets! These addition pages are currently FREE to download! The first 5 pages include double and triple digit addition practice without carrying/regrouping. The final 6 pages include addition problems that involve carrying/regrouping. These Froggie Addition Worksheets are currently FREE! 🙂  Enjoy! ~Liesl Click the link or picture below to download these math worksheets: Froggie Math Addition Practice If you kids like Pete the...

Trash and Recycling Unit 0

Trash and Recycling Worksheets and Activities

New 30+page Trash and Recycling Unit! Currently 50% off through May 21, 2019 – 10pm EST! This spring, we have been focusing on Environmental Studies. We just finished up a new unit on Trash and Recycling. This 30-page unit including worksheets and activities to help students learn what happens to our trash, what can be recycled, plastics, and more! What happens to our trash? Learn what percentage of trash is...

ie ei worksheets games and activites for spellling practice 0

ie ei Words – Worksheets and Activities

This new activity packet will help your kids practice those tricky IE and EI words! It includes various activities, games and worksheets! This ie/ei Word Activity Packet includes more than 50 words to practice. It includes IE words such as friend, believe, cashier, siege, relieve, efficient, glaciers, yield and achieve. And it includes EI words such as receive, deceit, ceiling, receipt, foreign, protein, eight, beige, sleigh, neighbors and others. IE...

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Things Are a Little Hard Today

Do you have bad days? Do they keep you from having “good” homeschool days?  I think we all do.  Sometimes we need to acknowledge that life can bring us emotional hurdles that interfere with the homeschooling part of life. So, what derailed my day? My Hubby called and said he was in a car accident this morning. He’s fine (just sore) and so is everyone else, but those things just...

Water Cycle Unit - Worksheets Notebook Pages and Activities 0

Water Cycle Unit – Worksheets Notebook Pages & Activities!

This new 50+ page Water Cycle Unit has a number of activities for learning all about the water cycle. This is the first of three Environmental Units I’m doing with the kids. Water Cycle Booklet: My daughter started this unit coloring and working on this Water Cycle booklet. It covers basic information about the water cycle and covers the major terms such as evaporation, transpiration, sublimation, condensation and so forth. ...

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American History Resources

Today I wanted to highlight a number of American History Resources we have used in our homeschool. In the spring, we tend to do quite a bit of review. One really good overview of all of American History is a video called America, The Story of Us. The episodes are dramatized and really keep the attention of my kids. This is not an in-depth series, just a broad overview, but...