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Free Living and Nonliving Cards Worksheets and Activities 0

Newly Updated Living – Nonliving Packet (Free!)

Just a quick note to let you know that I updated the Living and Nonliving packet to include worksheets and activities.  It is still FREE to download.    This unit will help your kids learn about living and nonliving things. Some of the things that are included in this mini-packet include Living and Nonliving Sorting Cards, the Characteristics of Living Things Notebook Pages, as well as a half-dozen different types...

Magnetism Unit - Magnets Magnetic Fields Magnetosphere Migration 0

Magnetism Unit on Magnetic Fields, the Magnetosphere, and Animal Migration

In our latest Magnetism Unit we did some really fun hands-on activities with magnets and magnetic fields! This 25+ page Magnet Packet includes notebook pages, worksheets, a half-dozen hands-on activity ideas, and an interactive notebook pieces about magnetism & the magnetosphere.   In this unit we talked about how magnets were discovered, magnetic poles, magnetic attraction and repulsion, magnetic fields and the lines of magnetic force, magnetic induction & domains,...

10 Things I Learned Homeschooling Math 0

10 Things I’ve Learned About Homeschooling Math (and 30 Math Activity Ideas!)

In this post, I want to share some of the things I’ve learned over the years while homeschooling math with my three kids. Plus, I’m going to share more than 30 different math activity ideas that were big hits with my kids… everything from the types of math manipulatives we used to various math games and activities we incorporated into our math time. Very quickly, what are some things I...

Free Letter W Worksheet Printables 0

Free Letter W Worksheets

I have some fun, free Letter W worksheets for you today! These include Letter W tracing, finding the words that start with the letter W, and matching pictures with words that start with W such as well web wagon watch witch walrus watermelon whale worm Because it is close to Halloween here in the US, there’s also a fun Letter W coloring page with the words web and witch! 🙂...

Free Complementary and Supplementary Angles Worksheets 0

Free Complementary and Supplementary Angles Worksheets

My daughter has been working on geometry this year and needed a little more practice working on complementary and supplementary angles. I wanted to share these free Complementary and Supplementary Angles Worksheets with you today! She had to define and draw examples of these.  And, she also had to determine the measures of complementary and supplementary angles based on diagrams and the information provided. Two angles are complementary if the sum...

If you were in my living room right now... homeschooling life 0

If you Were in my Living Room Right Now… I would tell you…

If you were in my living room right now… I would offer you a cup of coffee (partly because I’m tired from driving ED early in the mornings to her soccer games this weekend) and I’d have some cookies baking in the oven. That sounds overly domestic of me, but the truth is we had signed up to bring cookies yesterday and I ran out of time to bake the...

25+ Free Grammar and Writing Worksheets and Printables 0

25+ Free Grammar and Writing Worksheets and Printables

I wanted to highlight some of the free grammar and writing worksheets and printables we have tucked away on the website.  It has been a while since I have talked about these and we have dozens of free resources!! I’m going to start with a few of the free writing resources we have and then I’ll give you links to our free grammar worksheets  on the major comma rules, apostrophes,...

Ancient Greek Gods and Goddesses Unit - Mythology Packet 0

Ancient Greek Gods and Goddesses Packet

We have a new packet to share with you on the Ancient Greek gods and goddesses! This new unit includes the major Olympian gods and touches on some of the famous mythology of Ancient Greece. This has been a really fun unit. The Ancient Greek Gods and Goddesses Packet includes many different activities from notebook pages to interactive notebook pages, matching cards and an Ancient Greek Gods and Goddesses board...

Fall Multiplication Worksheets - Color and Solve Practice 0

Fall Math Worksheets – Multiplication Solve and Color (2s through 9s)

I have just added the 17th pdf to our (growing!) Multiplication Bundle – Fall Color and Solve Multiplication Worksheets! I started creating these colorful, fun worksheet sets for my daughter when started learning her multiplication tables. At the time, she needed more practice than the math book she was using provided.  She just loved having “her own” worksheets!  I have continued to add to this bundle. 🙂  Lately, I’ve been...

Where I Live Activities - galaxy, solar system, planet, continent, country, state, city or town, home 0

Where I Live Activity Packet

Where I Live Activity Packet!  My galaxy, solar system, planet, continent, country, state, town, and home! This packet contains a booklet and an interactive notebook activity to help kids understand where they live — from our Milky Way Galaxy right down to their city/town, street and home! With the help of a number of other homeschoolers around the world, this packet can be used for students in the following countries:...

Skip Counting Games and Worksheets 2s through 10s 0

Skip Counting Games and Worksheets 2s through 10s

I made a new set of skip counting games and worksheets that I have just added to the Multiplication Bundle.  As many of you know, I have been trying to add fun, seasonal activities to both of our math bundles. This latest set of skip counting games will help students who are just starting to learn their multiplication facts to practice skip counting. And, this is great practice for students...

Geometry Shapes - 2D and 3D objects 0

Geometry Shapes Math Worksheets 2D and 3D Objects

For those of you who have the Addition Bundle, I wanted to let you know that I added in several practice pages about the 2D and 3D geometric shapes. You will find that in the “Geometric Shapes” pdf on pages 17 through 25.  Answer sheets are provided too. More about the (growing) Addition Bundle below (though it actually includes much more than just addition! It includes shapes, time, place value,...

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Homeschool Den Pinterest

If you save and pin things over on Pinterest, you can help me out!! I have been on a mission to try add lots of new images over on Pinterest.  And, I’ve been updating various blog posts to include Pinterest-sized images. I have added more than 50 pins in the last month. Yee-haw!! Pinterest is such a wonderful visual platform, I wanted to start going back to older posts and...

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Hurricane Hands-On Activities (and other Natural Disasters)

Many of us who live on the east coast of the U.S. are bracing for Hurricane Florence. And because of that, many of us are talking with our kids about what a hurricane is and why they can be so damaging. I thought I would share a couple activities we’ve done about hurricanes and share the Natural Disasters Packet again, which is currently free to download! I added in a...