Category: Homeschool Den

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PreK-K Printables, Montessori 3-Part Cards and More!

30+ Preschool and Kindergarten Resources You Don’t Want to Miss! When my kids were younger, we did a wide range of activities.  Along the way, I made a number of Montessori 3-Part cards and other resources for them. I wanted to highlight some of those printables for you today.  Below, you’ll find more than 30+ printables.  Many of them are free.   Enjoy! ~Liesl Free Montessori Sorting Activity: Living Nonliving...

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English Reformation: Henry VIII, Edward, Mary, Elizabeth I (Notebook Pages)

Today, I have some notebook pages to share with you about the English Reformation. (They are currently free; be sure to get them now!)  In the 1500s, the Church of England broke away from the authority of the Pope. It was during the reign of Henry VIII that Protestantism took hold in England. Henry’s marital problems and desire for a male heir led to a turbulent (often bloody) time in...

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Foreign Language: Topics for Beginning Language Learners

Are you teaching your kids a foreign language in your homeschool?  I put together a free checklist of topics and units you might want to cover… no matter which language your student is learning. As I was polishing up the Curriculum Resource Guide for middle school ages (Grades 6-8), I got to the section on foreign languages.  I thought it might be useful if I put together a checklist of...

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Multiplication and Division Practice Packet: Doodle Animals

Over the past year, I have made lots of fun math packets for my daughter to learn her multiplication and division facts. My daughter is polishing up all of her multiplication and division facts at the moment.  I made this new practice packet for her to review her multiplication and division facts – 2s through 9s.  Our latest multiplication/division packet has 25 pages of worksheets. I usually let my daughter...

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Free Planets of the Solar System Worksheets

Today we have a free set of worksheets you about the planets of our solar system. These will work for a wide range of ages – PreK to Grade 5 or so. Here what is included: Solar System Poster Inner – Outer Planets fill-in-the-blank page – Fun Clipart Remembering the Planets – Mnemonics Inner – Outer Planets fill-in-the-blank answer page Our Solar System – Fun Clipart – Tracing Page Solar...

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3 Reasons Why Breaks are GOOD!

In our culture, we seem to reward and admire those who put in long, hard hours at work. Even school districts have succumb to the notion that longer school days and less recess will improve student performance. But scientifically that doesn’t make sense.  When you are truly working hard, your brain needs a break. The brain represents 2% of the body’s weight, but requires almost 25% of its oxygen. If...

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Easter QR Code Multiplication Games

Active Easter Multiplication Games for 3s, 4s, 6s, 7s, 8s, 9s We absolutely love active math games.  With the weather getting nicer, I thought I’d put together some fun games for the girls to practice their multiplication math facts.  I made a set of multiplication cards for the 3s, 4s, 6s, 7s, 8s, and 9s multiplication tables. The answers are on the QR code reader. Here are some of the...

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German Curriculum Units for Kids (Advanced Beginners)

German for Kids: Curriculum Units/Plans for Advanced Beginners I wanted to share a post about our German lessons now that the kids are beyond the beginning stages. I would still consider my kids advanced beginners (or pre-intermediate). The kids are learning German as their foreign language in our homeschool.  I have a lot (at least a dozen!) German textbooks, but none of them have worked perfectly for us due to...

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Age of Exploration Packet

For the past couple of weeks, we have been doing a unit on the Age of Exploration. Today I’m going to share the 30+page packet of worksheets/notebook pages, cards, and activities about the famous Explorers of the 1500s. We are coming at the Age of Exploration from the context of World History.  We had studied the Renaissance and Reformation (be sure to check out those resources below!).  We are doing...

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Addition Fact Activities: Fact Families Worksheets and Game Boards

Fact Family Games and Worksheets: 30+ page Packet Fact Families 5s through 19s (plus a Doubling game board) When my kids were learning their addition facts, we played a lot of games together.  When I brought out the game boards, they would beg to play another round (and another)!! They loved them! Why learn the number families? Knowing their fact families helps a lot as kids start to work on...

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Free Telling Time – Analog Clock Worksheets

Today, I have some new clock worksheets for kids to practice telling the time with analog clocks.  In these practice worksheets, kids have to determine the time based on the clock face with problems like these: What time will it be 2 hours from now? What time was it 3 hours ago? What time will it be 5 1/2 hours from now? What time was it 35 minutes ago? Hope...

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Creating Your Homeschool Curriculum Grade 4-5 — Free Resource Guide

How to Create Your Own Homeschool Curriculum: Grade 4-5 Today I want to share this free 35+ page Resource Guide for Creating Your Own Homeschool Curriculum. It has been created to help answer some basic questions: What subjects should I teach my 4th or 5th grader?  Where do I start? How do I know what to teach my kids? We are eclectic homeschoolers, which means that we use a wide...

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Free Spanish Worksheets for Kids: In the Garden! ¡En el jardín!

Today, I have teamed up with Sra. Morato once again to share a new set of free Spanish worksheets. Our topic this time:  In the Garden! ¡En el jardín! You’ll find a link to download these free Spanish worksheets below.  Let me turn it over to Sra. Morato! Hola Padres! I am honored to collaborate with Liesl once again. Spring is almost here and what a wonderful opportunity to learn...

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Math Challenge Packet for Ages 4 to 6 – FREE!

When my daughter was just going into kindergarten she loved math, but I had a hard time finding material that worked well for her, so I created various materials for her.  Today, I’m going to share a 10-page Math Challenge Math Packet with you that may work for your 4 to 6-year old. What kinds of things are in the Math Challenge Packet? Counting (legs, candy, eyes, etc.!), graphing and...