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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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Spring Skip Counting Mazes – 2s 3s 4s 5s 10s (Free!)

We have some fun spring butterfly skip counting practice sheets to share with you today! These colorful skip counting mazes cover the 2s, 3s, 4s, 5s and 10s. Before the kids tackle the mazes, have them fill out the missing numbers in the skip counting rows.  Then move on to the maze.  Have your student start with the number and skip count to the end number indicated (ie. 2 through...

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Free Homophone Practice Worksheet (to-two-too, there-they’re-their, etc.)

Today, I have a free homophone practice worksheet to share with you.  I often make new worksheets when I notice particular problems crop up in the kids’ writing.  Today’s sheet highlights these homophones: to/two/too it’s/its are/our flower/flour there/they’re/their for/four It is free to download here: Free Homophone Practice Worksheet I have another set that we pulled out from a very long time ago.    If anyone has slightly younger kids,...

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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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Rewards and Motivation: Keeping the Joy in Learning

One strong benefit to homeschooling is that we can bring joy to learning. We have the ability to engage the kids with activities, experiments, projects, books, play, field trips, and more. Homeschooling allows us to keep learning and education both creative and challenging.  And hopefully, we can help the kids find what they love doing, which is the very best reward of all!! There have been a number of famous...

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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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Grammar in our Homeschool

This time of year, we spend time focusing a bit more on grammar. We have lots of free grammar worksheets here on the blog and I will link to some of those below.  In addition, I’d like to share some of the other grammar materials/resources we use in our homeschool. In the beginning of the year, we always start off the school year with our All About Spelling (affiliate link);...

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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...

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Apple Muffin Recipe

Today I made Apple Muffins for the kids.  It had been a while since I made them and they were a *huge* hit with the kids.  I thought I would share that recipe with you. Then down below I shared links to my famous Peanut Butter Recipe, Pumpkin Muffins, Donut Muffins, Homemade Nutrigrain Bars, and others.  Here are the instructions for making Apple Muffins: Pre-Heat the oven to 350°F /170°C...

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Types of Governments Worksheets – World Leaders (Currently Free)

We have a new packet to share with you that touches on some of the different forms of government, societies, and some of our current world leaders. These notebook pages are my kids’ first introduction to some of the terms and complicated concepts about world governments, government systems, and politics. I wanted to explore some of the different forms of government… those that are ruled just by one person, a...