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Human Body Systems Worksheets and Activities 0

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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Territorial Expansion – Manifest Destiny Worksheets

For the past couple of weeks, we have been doing an American History unit on Territorial Expansion. Below you’ll some of the new Territorial Expansion/Manifest Destiny worksheets and notebook pages I created recently. This material is included in our 100-page Slavery & the Civil War Packet. This packet has three sections Slavery (pages 4-37) Territorial Growth (pages 38-67) Civil War – (pages 68-103) including information on popular sovereignty, slave vs....

Winter Packet - Earth's Axis, Seasons, Arctic Antarctica, Polar Animals Hibernation and more 0

What is included in the Winter Science Packet?

This time of year, you might be interested in our 100+ page Winter Packet. It includes worksheets, hands-on activity ideas, lapbook/interactive notebook pieces and more!! This Winter Polar Packet covers Earth’s Axis/Seasons, The Arctic vs. Antarctica, Polar Animals Seals, Sea Lions, Walruses Penguins Plus, it includes a 25-page unit on Hibernation Why animals hibernate, Terms such as torpor, brumation, estivation, diapause, endotherms vs. ectotherms. Plus, it covers where animals spend...

Holiday Math Review - 6th to 8th grade Free Printables 0

6-8th Grade Math Review – Free Holiday Printables

Today we have some free Holiday Math Review Pages (for roughly grades 6-8 or so). There are practice pages on fractions, decimals, percents and some basic pre-Algebra. The pre-Algebra practice problems include exponents like this 5×2 + 7 + 7×2 + -3 + 8x = or 7a9  . 5 . 2a5 . 3a = Be sure to scroll down for some of our other free math printables! Hope these are...

Weihnachten und Farben German Worksheets for Kids 0

German Worksheets for Kids – Weihnachten und Farben

These fun German Christmas worksheets will help kids review their colors in German! There is a Weihnachtslichter page for kids to identify the colors of the Christmas lights.  There are several pages where kids read the words and color the block. And, there is a Color By Number Christmas page. Click here to save this on Pinterest I added this new packet to German Bundle 1, which includes 12 pdfs!...

Christmas - Holiday Freebies Free Printables Worksheets 0

Christmas Freebies

Over the years, we’ve shared lots and lots of FREE Christmas Printables.  I want to share more than two dozen holiday printables with you today! I’ll start with a free mid-year Homeschool Assessment Packet. Can you believe the first semester (for those of in the U.S.) is practically over? Mid-Year Homeschool Assessment Free Printable – Evaluate and Assess How Things Are Going, Reflect on your Homeschool Progress and Plans with...

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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...

Spanish Christmas Color Worksheets 0

Spanish Worksheets – Navidad Los Colores

Free Spanish Worksheets – Christmas Colors Today we have some Christmas color worksheets for those of you who are helping your kids to learn Spanish! Review all the major colors: verde, rojo, morado o violeta, gris, blanco, anaranjado, negro, azul, amarillo, rosado o rosa, marrón Practice identifying the colors with the Christmas Light Worksheet. Also, students may enjoy the Christmas Spanish Color Worksheets and Spanish Color by Number Sheet. These...

Pin Map Resources 0

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:

Course For Teens on Happiness and Well-Being 0

Course on Happiness and Well-Being for Teens

Recently, our family decided to dive into a (free) course on happiness and well-being. It was most popular class in the history of Yale and is available free online at coursera.org. It was called “Psychology and the Good Life” and was first taught in the spring of 2018.  It is now called The Science of Well-Being – Stuff That Makes us Happy.  Nearly a quarter of all Yale undergraduates enrolled...