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What We’ve Been Up To in our Homeschool!

Homeschooling Grade 8 and High School We are into our second, third (fourth! I can’t seem to get this post finished!) official week of homeschooling for the new academic year.  My youngest daughter is in 8th grade and my two older are in high school.  Most every year, I write about our current plans and I’m going to share some of the topics, units and resources we are using this...

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Free Homeschool Planner 2021-2022

I wanted to let you know that I have updated our booklet-style Homeschool Planner. It is FREE to download and print out.  I added in new calendar pages as well as some daily schedule templates. The kids and I have been talking quite a bit about our homeschool schedule. Both of my girls want to be FIRST to do math (to get it out of the way!). They have been...

Science Supplies

What kind of Homeschool Science Supplies should you have on hand? I would suggest that you acquire things slowly as you dive into various science units. A couple of things that we have used frequently (multiple times a year) are a dissection microscope and a molecular molecule kit. More about those below! We love doing hands-on activities and experiments with our science units. Although I have tried to include that...

How to Pay with a Credit Card

How to Pay with a Credit Card

How to Pay with a Credit Card You do not need a PayPal account to purchase our packets.  Here are instructions for how to use a credit card without creating a PayPal account. 1. You will select the blue Checkout button. 2. Select the grey button that says Checkout as Guest. This Grey Button might say “Pay with a debit or credit card or PayPal credit.” I’ve seen both options...

Rocks and Minerals Unit - Worksheets and Activities 0

Rocks and Minerals Unit

100+ page Rocks and Mineral Packet We studied Rocks and Minerals again this semester and I have just released a new Rocks and Minerals Packet.  The Rocks and Minerals Unit is well over 100 pages! This Rocks and Minerals Unit includes worksheets, notebook activities, booklets on rocks & minerals and the rock cycle, hands-on activity ideas, a lapbook/interactive notebook activity on the three types of rocks. Below I will share...

FAQ

 Frequently Asked Questions About Me: I’m Liesl and I have been an educator my entire career. Before I had kids, I taught high school (history and German) and college history.  Since having kids, I started making and sharing curriculum packets.  I love trying to make units engaging and hands on, yet in depth!  It’s my passion! We have homeschooled right from the start. You can read more about our homeschool...

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Scientific Classification and Taxonomy Worksheets and Labs

We have been doing a big unit on Scientific Classification and Taxonomy again. I have added in some new material and this Animal Classification Unit is now over 100 pages! Taxonomy is the branch of science concerned with classification of organisms into Domain, Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus & Species.  With these activities, my kids have become pretty knowledgeable about many of these groups and they especially loved the...

Earth Science and Physical Science Units BUNDLE

Earth Science

There are a number of different Earth Science BUNDLE options and I wanted to create a new page to show what options are available (like I’ve done for the Big Animal Bundle, Biology Bundle of 5 , Chemistry Bundle and Human Body Bundle and Spelling Bundle).  You can still purchase these units separately or in various combinations depending on your need. These units are PDF downloads. Be sure to check...

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High School Math Posters (Free Quadratic Equation Printables)

Free Algebra 2, Trig Printables (And a few hints about quadratic equations to help your kids out!) When the kids were little, we used to have cute posters on the walls… like the ABCs and stuff. We still have things on the wall, but the content has changed considerably now that my kids are older! I was showing my friend (on Zoom!) the material we have up behind the computer...

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Science Year in Review – 6th Grade

The year in review posts are especially fun because it’s my chance to reflect back on the year and all the things we managed to accomplish! Sometimes in the short-run it can feel like we’re not getting much homeschooling done. You know how homeschooling can go… we’re interrupted for activities, illness, errands, appointments, or the occasional blahs. But then when we step back to look at the bigger picture, we’ve...

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Free Booklet Style Homeschool Planner

Our newly updated FREE Booklet-Style Homeschool Planner is now available! At the beginning of each semester, I often change up our homeschool planner a bit. The past couple of years, I have been using a booklet style homeschool planner because it’s a bit easier to carry around (and keep track of). I print out the pages one-sided, fold them in half and use our Spiral coil binding machine to bind...

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Properties of Matter – Interactive Notebook Activity

I have just updated the Properties of Matter Chemistry Packet to include a new interactive notebook activity and chemistry review worksheet on pages 92 to 102 of the packet. The Properties of Matter packet covers topics such as elements and compounds, mixtures, physical and chemical properties, molecular vs. structural formulas and includes hands-on activities on some of these properties (viscosity, cohesion, capillary action, and density). We are going spend a...

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Our Homeschool Resources

Finding materials on the Homeschool Den! I wrote this post to help you find some of the pages, posts and homeschool resources within our blog that might be the most useful for you. Over the years, I have made homeschool packets on everything from history and science to spelling, math, spelling and foreign languages (German & Spanish).  And, many of those are free! We have materials from preschool through high...

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Homeschool Supplies & Science Supply List

What supplies do you need to have on hand to homeschool? This post includes a free printable list of basic homeschooling supplies and science materials that you might want to have on hand. This list covers everything from office supplies & art materials to math manipulatives and science materials we have used in our homeschool through the years. Obviously, the first starting point is access to books and curriculum. No...