Monthly Archive: December 2019


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… from addition & subtraction, multiplication & division, to middle school math review sheets (fractions/decimals/percents).  Plus, there are some free Spanish & German holiday worksheets packets as well as a free holiday writing prompts, a free spelling game (for practicing Long I sounds), and more! I...


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: 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 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...

Free Printable 2020-2021 Calendar 2

Free 2020-2021 Calendar Printable

Grab this free printable 2020-2021 calendar! Updated Calendar Available! The newest version is now available. The 2022-2023 School Year Calendar goes from Jan. 2022 through August 2023. Click here to go to that page for the updated 2022-2023 School Year Calendar. Yes, it is still free! UPDATE: You might want to go to this post instead because it has the FREE printable Calendar for January 2021 through August 2022. Today...