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Homeschooling Kindergarten - Grade 1 2

Homeschooling Kindergarten – Grade 1

This past week I’ve had a couple of emails from readers who will be homeschooling Kindergarten or Grade 1 for the first time.  It’s hard to know where to start, right?!  There are lots of possibilities and picking a starting point can be overwhelming! I hope this post will give you some ideas and inspiration for a wonderful homeschool year ahead! For us, homeschooling was not a big change from...

Fraction Math Practice Worksheets 0

Fraction Worksheets

New Fraction Worksheet Packet! This set of fraction worksheets will help your kids practice basic fraction skills.  There are 4 fraction shading sheets (color in fractions such as 7/8, 2/4, 9/10, and so forth) and 4 fraction addition (shading) worksheets (2/5 + 1/5 = ). There are also 2 fraction shape addition pages and 2 fraction shape subtraction pages. I have just added this new packet to the (growing) Addition...

Free Homeschool Planning Guide 0

Free Homeschool Planning Guide

Free Homeschool Planner! (Newly Updated!) I have updated our (free) yearly homeschool planner to include a step-by-step guide on the homeschool planning process. This 50+ page packet is not as much a traditional Homeschool Planner as a tool for planning out the coming year.  It includes some of the questions to ask yourself (and your kids!) as you start planning out the coming year. It has you consider how the school...

Facts about homeschooling - How many homeschoolers are there Why do people homeschool What are some of the challenges of homeschooling - Do homeschoolers get into college 0

Facts about Homeschooling – How Many Homeschoolers are There? Do Homeschoolers Get into College? and more!

As people begin to look into homeschooling, they want to find out some basics: How many homeschoolers are there? What are the benefits and challenges of homeschooling?  Will my child be able to  get into college?  How will my kids do if they haven’t been to a formal school? What about socialization? Will they have enough friends? Let’s dig in to some of these common homeschool questions! How many homeschoolers...

Division Worksheet Packets - 2 pdfs with math fact worksheets - Valentines and Desert Themes 0

Division Practice Worksheets – Valentine’s Day or Desert Themed Packets

New Division Worksheet Packets! I have just added a new 20-page Division Worksheet Packet to our (growing) Multiplication & Division BUNDLE!  This huge bundle now has 20+ pdfs… with way over 300+ pages of worksheets to help your kids practice and learn their multiplication & division facts. I actually added two pdf files to the bundle… this Valentine’s Day Division Packet, but also this same set of worksheets with a...

Ultimate Hands-On Homeschooling Guide

Hands-On Homeschool Activities

Why Hands-On Homeschooling is Amazing! Your Ultimate Hands-On Homeschooling Guide Make Learning Exciting, Engaging and Memorable! We have always been a fan of hands-on, engaging activities!  Homeschooling gives us an excuse to dive deep, have fun, and to make learning meaningful and memorable! Here are six good reasons to add hands-on activities into your homeschool week: The kids get excited and are truly engaged. They ask a lot of good...

Mixed Math Practice - Multiplication Division Measurement Perimeter Time - Free Worksheets 0

Free Mixed Math Practice Sheets – Multiplication Division Measurement Perimeter Time

Today I have a quick freebie for you.  These are mixed math practice worksheets with multiplication, division, measurement, perimeter and time. Enjoy! ~Liesl Free Math Worksheets — Mixed Math Practice Multiplication Division Measurement Perimeter Time Click here to save this on Pinterest: Remember, if your kids are just beginning to work on their Multiplication Facts – we have a HUGE Multiplication Bundle with 15+ pdfs (more than 275 pages)… from...

Then and Now Worksheets - Items from the Past and Present 0

Then and Now Worksheets – Items from the Past and Present!

Today I have some fun Then and Now worksheets to share with you!  These are currently FREE to download! 🙂  They include various items from the past and present… and are perfect if you are talking with your kids about the history of Thanksgiving! If your kids are a little older they can try to figure out how long ago these items were used – back in colonial days (1620)...

Hands-On Activity Ideas - Homeschool Teaching Strategies

Hands-On Activity Ideas and Homeschool Teaching Strategies

This post has a wide range of different hands-on activity ideas and teaching strategies that might inspire you in your homeschooling! This time of year, our homeschooling can start to feel a bit stale. That’s when we have to shake things up and try approaching things from a different angle.  We all  have homeschool teaching strategies that we rely on, but it’s really great to change those up from time...

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...

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...

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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How Do I Start to Homeschool?! Help!

This post is both for first-time homeschoolers who are wondering where to start and for veterans who are looking for some inspiring teaching strategies to get the kids completely engaged day-to-day! Since I’ve gotten a number emails/messages asking where to begin I thought I would write a post to say You CAN Do This!! This post may also have some useful resources/activity ideas for those of you who have been...