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12 Hands-On Science Activities You Can Do Today!

Here are 12 Hands-On Science Activities that you can do with minimal preparation! It can be daunting to know just where to start with science, but in our household it has been one of the kids’ favorite subjects. Why? Because of hands-on activities! With so many parents now wondering what to do and how to get their kids intrigued and excited, turning to hands-on activities can be just the secret...

10 ways to transition from School to Homeschool - Tips and Strategies for School at Home 0

10 Ways to Transition from School to Homeschool

Tips and Strategies for Doing School at Home Around the country and around the world, there are widespread school closures because of the coronavirus. Students and parents are facing a huge transition from a daily school routine to life at home. How can you help your students transition and even thrive given this huge change? Assuming (and that’s a big assumption here!) that you are able to take time off...

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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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Winter-Themed Packets

I just wanted to highlight some of the Winter-themed packets we have here on the blog. I hope you find something helpful!! ~Liesl Winter Math Packet The Winter Math Packet includes lots of fun games, plus various worksheets and math challenges. It covers addition, subtraction, what comes before, clocks, skip counting and more! This is available in the Winter BUNDLE. The winter math game board you see comes with math...

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Homeschool Goal Setting

Hi! Happy New Year!! I hope you have had a restful, joyous winter break! For those of you in Australia, I hope you, your family and friends have been safe from all the bushfires. I’m thinking of you! Do New Year’s Resolutions Work?”  That’s what one of the latest news headlines asks. An article I just read said that 80% of New Year’s Resolutions are abandoned by February. Another article...

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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...

Biology BUNDLE of Six - Cells Botany Classification Taxonomy Ocean Pathogens

Biology Bundle of 6

Biology BUNDLE of 6: Biology Unit, Cells Unit, Scientific Classification & Taxonomy Unit, Botany Unit, Ocean Unit, Pathogens Unit (Bacteria, Viruses and more) We have done a number of different biology units over the years on topics such as cells (plant & animal cells, prokaryotic & eukaryotic cells; biomes, habitats & the food chain/food webs; scientific classification & taxonomy; oceans; and botany (the plant kingdom, parts of a seed, parts...

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Properties of Matter Worksheets and Activities

We are starting off the year with this middle school chemistry unit on the physical and chemical properties of matter. I have done an extensive update to the original Properties of Matter Packet, adding in dozens of pages of materials! This packet is well over 50 pages and includes various hands-on activities and all the teacher-notes/answer pages (bringing it closer to 100 pages in all!) Note: If you ordered the...

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Free Resource Guide for Homeschooling in High School: Grades 9-12

Over the past few months, I’ve had quite a number of people contact me, asking if I had the Homeschool Resource Guide for High School, Grades 9-12, ready yet.  It is now available and like the other Curriculum Resource Guides for younger students, this is FREE to download! I hope it’s helpful! This free Homeschooling in High School Resource Guide for grades 9-12 will help you and your student figure...

Homeschool Conference Hand-Outs - Free Printables 0

Free Homeschool Conference Hand-Outs & Homeschool Resources

Today, I’m sharing the free homeschool conference hand-outs I made for the conference I’m speaking at this weekend (Friday & Saturday). I also wanted to share some of the helpful homeschool resources we have here on the blog. Welcome to those of you from the conference and/or are stopping by for the first time!! It’s been so fun to meet and talk with so many of you!! To my long-time,...

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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...

Human Body Systems BUNDLE

Human Body Systems

Learning about the major Human Body Systems Each year, usually in the spring semester, our family has learned about one of the major Human Body Systems. We started studying the human body when the kids were in elementary.  We’ve circled back around to study these units again and I’ve added updates to each of these packets as my kids have gotten older (so as with many of our packets, these...

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Free Homeschool Planner – 20-page Update Added!

This afternoon, I added in about 20 new pages to our free Homeschool Planner.  I have been adding to this file for ages because I change up my own homeschool planner frequently! This Homeschool Planner pdf is now well over 125+ pages! Recently, I’ve been printing out two pages for each week. One is a grid with 9 areas where I can jot down some notes about each subject area…...

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...