Author: Liesl - Homeschool Den

Age of Exploration Unit 0

Age of Exploration Unit

Age of Exploration Packet Update! We are just finishing our unit on the Age of Exploration and I wanted to let you know that I have added a lot of new materials to this packet including new notebook pages, map worksheets and a new lapbook/interactive notebook activity! This time as we started the Age of Exploration Unit, we went over some background about world trade at the time. We talked...

Literary Analysis and Short Story Worksheets 0

Short Story Analysis Worksheets

As we start of this new school year we are diving deep into literary analysis!  We have covered the basic literary terms like similes, metaphors, rhyme, alliteration, onomatopoeia and now we’re diving into some wonderful short stories! As homeschoolers, language arts consists of several blocks during in our day 1) independent reading (the kids read their own novels), 2) literature (our read aloud book/novel), 3) language arts (which included grammar...

Ancient China Unit Worksheets about the Dynasties of Ancient China 0

NEW! Ancient China Unit

New! 100+ page Ancient China Packet This NEW Ancient China Unit is discounted through Sept. 30th! Are your kids studying dynasties of Ancient China? This 100+page Ancient China Unit covers nearly 3,000 years of ancient Chinese History from the early cultures of the Neolithic period to the end of the Song Dynasty. This packet includes notebook pages, timeline cards, worksheets, geography materials and more! The link to purchase this is...

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Homeschool Language Arts

Our Language Arts Activities at the Start of the Year I wanted to share some of the things we are doing for language arts in our homeschool as we begin year. For our homeschooling family, we think of language arts as basically four different activities: 1) independent reading, 2) a novel we read together, 3) language arts (literary analysis, grammar, vocab, editing, etc.) and 4) writing. We try to do...

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Australia Packet

New! 75-page Australia Unit 50% off until Sept. 30, 2022! Do your kids know the states and territories of Australia? Perhaps your kids can identify a kangaroo or koala, but can they identify a numbat, bandicoot or quokka? Do they know that some mammals lay eggs? Do they know the terms marsupial or monotreme? This new Australia Unit will help kids become familiar about some basics about Australia.  This 75-page...

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Linear and Quadratic Functions – Algebra Review Worksheets

If your kids need some review on linear and quadratic equations these Algebra Review Worksheets might come in handy! They are currently FREE to download! I made these for my daughter so that we can review things like slope (m), the y-intercept, whether quadratic equations face up or down and more! The answers are provided. 😊 Just use the link to below to grab these FREE Linear and Quadratic Functions...

Back to School Writing Pages 0

Back to School – Writing Activity Pages

I have some new Back to School Writing Activity Pages that are a perfect way to get your kids’ writing juices flowing at the beginning of your homeschool year. These pages have been added to the Writing Resource BUNDLE. I know many of you are not quite ready to start back into homeschooling, but I wanted to make these Writing Pages available sooner than later. 🙂 For younger students there...

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Free Homeschool Planner for Fall 2022

FREE Printable Homeschool Planner! Today I have shared a new printable Homeschool Planner for the fall semester 2022. This planner is free to download! As many of you know, I have been creating my own planner for years. Sometimes I have used full-sized pages, sometimes I prefer a smaller booklet-style (1/2 page planner). Last year, I started using a planner with full-size pages once again.  This particular version has calendar...

Math Review Worksheets - Fractions Percents Exponents Squares Mean Median and more 0

Free Math Review Worksheets

This time of year, we often spend some time doing some basic math review. I want to highlight some new Math Review pages I made this year (which are for students in grades 7-9 or so), but I will highlight many of our other FREE math review packets as well. I’ve been making review worksheet sets for years now, so hopefully you will find something that will work for your...

Intro to Chemistry Size of an Atom Activities 0

Intro to Chemistry – Size of Atoms Activities

How small is an atom? How does an atom compare in size to virus or to a plant cell?  This introductory chemistry packet has a number of activities to help kids conceptualize just how small an atom is. For the longest time in elementary,  my youngest in particular had trouble understanding which was smaller an atom or a cell. This Intro to Chemistry Mini-Unit has activities to help kids understand...

Free Skip Counting Worksheets 2s 3s 4s 5s 10s 0

Free Spring Skip Counting Pages – 2s 3s 4s 5s 10s

When my kids were younger, they loved skip counting mazes!  I wanted to highlight some FREE spring butterfly skip counting practice sheets we have available. These fun skip counting worksheets are free to download! 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 they move on to...

Ions and Isotopes Worksheets Chemistry Unit 0

Ions and Isotopes Chemistry Unit

My middle school daughter has just finished a new chemistry unit on ions and isotopes. It is more than 125 pages. I’m excited to share this new unit with you! What are ions and isotopes? An atom has three subatomic particles: protons, neutrons, and electrons. Each element on the periodic table has a unique number of protons. The number of protons for an element is always the same. It can...

Nature Scavenger Hunt Free Printable 0

Free Nature Scavenger Hunt Printable

We have a FREE downloadable Nature Scavenger Hunt printable that has been hugely popular over the years. I wanted to share this fun activity with you again today! Every spring, as the weather became nicer and nicer we spent more and more time outdoors. We did this scavenger hunt for years. I know we’re not alone because this printable has gotten well over 75,000 downloads since I first made it...

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Layers of the Atmosphere Unit Update!

I wanted to let you know that I added a few new worksheets to the Layers of the Atmosphere Packet. The Layers of the Atmosphere unit includes several interactive notebook activities, sorting cards as well as notebook pages and worksheets. If you purchased this unit or the Earth Science BUNDLE, be sure to check your PayPal email address for the update email with your download link. If you need help,...