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FREE Sight Word and CVC Holiday Activity Packet

Today’s holiday freebie is for those of you whose kids are just starting to read. It is 30-pages and has six sets of words that kids can work on: 2-letter sight words Bob Book Words (from Bob Books Set 1, affiliate link) CVC-Words -at, -it, -ot, -ut CVC Words -ad, -id, -od, -ud CVC Words -ag, -ig, -og, -ug CVC Words -an, -in, -on, -un Each set has a matching...

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STEM: How to Make an Art Bot

The last project in our electricity and circuits unit was making an Art Bot. Today, I wanted to explain how we made this cute motorized guy. It’s a fun STEM project even if you are not doing a larger unit about electricity and circuits! Prior to doing this activity, we had learned about series and parallel circuits and learned some of the basic electrical symbols.  We practiced how to draw...

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Free Multiplication and Division Holiday Math Worksheets

Today I have a new set of math worksheets to share with you. This is another set I made for my daughter. These pages include multiplication and division math facts plus a few double-digit multiplication problems and long division problems. I hope someone can use them. 🙂 They are free to download! Free Multiplication and Division Worksheets Holiday-Theme If these are too advanced for your child, you might check out...

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Kindness

This brought our homeschooling to a standstill today! (A thoughtful, touching gift from some friends of ours!!)  This was so cute, I just had to share! It reminds me of the time I took DD out to breakfast… and when I went up to pay, we found out that someone had already paid for our bill.  Sometimes people try to make someone’s day simply because they can!! We all have...

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German for Beginners: Weihnachtswörter – Christmas Words

Today I have a free printable for those of you who are teaching your kids German – Weihnachtswörter – Christmas Words! These sheets include these words: der Weihnachtsmann der Weihnachtsbaum das Geschenk das Rentier der Schneemann die Schneeflocken die Socke die Kerze die Zuckerstange der Lebkuchen die Glocke der Kamin These are FREE to download! Enjoy! Fröhliche Weihnachten! ~Liesl Weihnachtswörter German Worksheets for Beginners – Christmas You might also be...

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Slavery and the Civil War Unit (100+ Pages)

This fall we did a major unit on slavery and the Civil War. Our 100+ page packet includes notebook pages, maps, charts, review cards and some of the resources we used for this unit. It includes extensive teacher notes. Our unit actually consisted of three parts: Slavery, Territorial Growth, and the Civil War. This is the first time we’ve covered these topics in depth (up until now, I dragged my...

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Addition – Subtraction FREE Christmas Math Worksheets

Friday Freebies is Back! It’s fitting to start up this series again when everyone is searching for a deal on Black Friday! Today, we have a set of free Christmas math addition and subtraction practice worksheets for you!  These sheets are for kids still working on their basic addition and subtraction facts. Click on the link or picture below to download this free math Christmas worksheet printables: Free Christmas Addition-Subtraction...

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Creating Your Homeschool Curriculum: Grades 2-3, Resource Guide

How to Create Your Own Homeschool Curriculum: Gr. 2-3 One of the things I hear a lot about our blog is that there is so much to take in, it can be overwhelming.  That is especially true if you are a new homeschooler, just starting out.  I’ve dragged my feet about creating a resource like this is because so much of what we covered is not “grade” or “age” specific....

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Free Preschool Printable – Words That Start with F

FREE Letter F Printables and Fall-Theme Alphabet Cards For those of you with younger kids, you might enjoy this FREE printable:  Words that Start with F and Fall-Themed Alphabet Matching Cards. When my kids were little, I would choose 5 or 6 letters to focus on for the day. I would hide them around the room (or outside) and have the kids go on a scavenger hunt.  After they found...

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A Checklist for Surviving and Enjoying the Holiday Period!

Keeping on top of things During the Holidays! Homeschooling in the next 6 or 7 weeks promises to be very hectic.  Not only are we balancing daily school work, but there are other pressures on our time… holiday parties, shopping, decorating, communicating with far-away friends and family.  Rather than getting swept away by holiday stress, be proactive and make sure you know what challenges are coming up! Holiday Preparations: Cards:...

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Fall Multiplication and Division Worksheets (Free)

Today, I have a few fall-themed multiplication pages to share with you.  My daughter has learned all of her multiplication facts, but still needs regular practice. (She’s 8.)  I would like to share the worksheets I made for her with you today. Each worksheet has multiplication, a couple of double-digit multiplication problems, and a few long division problems (with no remainders). Hopefully someone can use them. 🙂 Enjoy! FREE Multiplication and...

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Electricity and Circuits STEM Unit

Our study of electricity and circuits was electrifying!!  Seriously, we all learned SO much in this unit and did over a dozen hands-on projects!  If your kids love STEM projects, you may enjoy our 30-page Electricity and Circuits Packet. My kids are currently 8, 11 and 13 and they couldn’t wait to dive into science each day while we were doing this unit! Some of the topics and terms we...