Monthly Archive: February 2020

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Tissue Volcano Activity

This Tissue Volcano is a hands-on activity we did several years ago when we were doing our Earth Science Unit. It’s such a fun project (for any age!) that I wanted to share it again! Our Earth Science unit has more than a dozen hands-on activities. We did three or four different volcano activities and several fun earthquake activities… as well as activities on convection currents, the layers of the...

Conductors and Insulators Squishy Circuits Activity 2

Electricity and Circuits Unit

If you are looking for a fun, hands-on unit, you might want to check out our Electricity and Circuits Unit! It includes notebook pages and  worksheets about electrical currents, conductors, simple circuits, electrical symbols and more.  My kids loved this unit because of all the hands-on activity ideas! We did this when my son was 12 or 13 (and my other two were 10 and 8). Then I did it...

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Ancient Greek Gods & Goddesses Packet Update

This is just a real quick post to let you know that I’ve done a small update to the Ancient Greek Gods & Goddesses Packet. This packet is now about 50 pages and includes a number of activities including Notebook pages about Ancient Greece, the Olympians Lapbook/Interactive Notebook Pieces (with descriptions) Ancient Greek gods & goddesses project cards, writing paper, board game and more! In this update, I added in...

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Engineering Challenges for Kids

Is it time to spice up your homeschool with something a bit different?  Engineering Challenges have always added some excitement to our homeschooling. In general, they don’t take much time, but they sure are fun & call for some creativity. My daughter said she wanted to add some engineering challenges into our homeschool day again.  I’ve been trying to come up with some new challenges to add into our homeschool...

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German Clothing Worksheets for Kids – die Kleidung

die Kleidung – Vocabulary Worksheets, Cards, Writing Pages and More! I created a new German Worksheet Packet on die Kleidung (clothing). My kids are review adjective endings and I wanted a set of colorful, bright worksheets that the we could use for review, discussion, and writing! This new set is in full color and is about 25-pages. It includes fill-in-the-blank pages (where students can write in the word/s in German),...

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Plurals Add -s or -es, -ves or irregular Worksheets & Games

This 30-page Plurals Packet has worksheets and games to help your kids learn how to form plurals easily! To form some plurals you add an -s; for others you add an -es. Sometimes you change the f and add -ves… or other times the spellings are irregular! Here are some worksheets and games to practice all that! This 20+ page Spelling Packet includes two game boards, 10 pages of word...

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World War II History

This semester we have been studying World War II history. It’s been such a fascinating unit, I wanted to share with you what we’ve done so far! We have jumped ahead in time to pick up where we left off last spring in modern history.  Last year we studied the growth of imperialism & nationalism, WWI (see our 100+ page unit here) , the Russian Revolution, the Great Depression and...