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Engineering Challenges for Kids - STEM Activity Ideas 0

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...

die Kleidung - German Worksheets for Kids 0

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),...

Plurals Spelling Games and Activities 0

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, the Russian Revolution, the Great Depression and some Chinese History. We read a number...

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Valentines Multiplication Packet – 2s through 10s

This new 20-page Valentine’s Day Multiplication Review Packet includes two worksheets for each of the multiplication facts 2s through 10s. Plus, there are also several pages of mixed review problems. As you can see in the picture above, there is a skip-counting maze on each page where students have to skip count in any direction from 2 to 22 (or 9 to 99!). They’ll find more than one row in...

Dinosaur Unit - Activities Lapbook Games and More 0

Dinosaur Unit

I have just done a huge update of our Dinosaur Unit! This is a multi-age packet with roughly 50+ pages for ages 3-6 and 60+ pages for ages 7-9. This packet is perfect for homeschool families with mixed age students! There are lapbook & notebook pages, plus math games (for addition or multiplication), Montessori 3-part cards, activities, and more! I added in quite a number of new activities to Dinosaur...

Human Body Systems Worksheets and Activities 0

Human Body Cells, Tissues, Organs, Systems

The Human Body Systems packet has been updated and is now over 50 pages! This packet helps students understand the basic organization of the human body. cells of the body tissues organs the body systems This is a unit we’ve done multiple times over the years – starting when the kids were in elementary and then going into more detail other years. Most years, after we reviewed the human body...

Mitten Activities Packet ages 4-6 0

Mitten Activities Packet

When my kids were little, they loved the book, The Mitten, by Jan Brett. We did an entire unit around that book and used the wonderful masks she provided on her website to act out the book! I made a packet of Mitten Activities that your kids might enjoy.  This packet is about 40 pages and includes various number and letter activities and games. The Mitten Activities Packet is 40...

Winter Themed Packets 0

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...

American Revolution Unit - Worksheets and Activities 0

American Revolution Unit

Our American Revolution Unit has just been updated! This 60+ page packet includes worksheets and notebook pages, a booklet, review cards and new chronology cards. American Revolutionary War Highlights This unit highlights: The French and Indian War Molasses and Sugar Acts Pontiac’s Rebellion Proclamation of 1763 Stamp Act Sons of Liberty, Notable Men of Boston Townshend Acts, the Boston Massacre Tea Act, Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts First and Second...

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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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Territorial Expansion – Manifest Destiny Worksheets

For the past couple of weeks, we have been doing an American History unit on Territorial Expansion. Below you’ll some of the new Territorial Expansion/Manifest Destiny worksheets and notebook pages I created recently. This material is included in our 100-page Slavery & the Civil War Packet. This packet has three sections Slavery (pages 4-37) Territorial Growth (pages 38-67) Civil War – (pages 68-103) including information on popular sovereignty, slave vs....

Winter Packet - Earth's Axis, Seasons, Arctic Antarctica, Polar Animals Hibernation and more 0

What is included in the Winter Science Packet?

This time of year, you might be interested in our 100+ page Winter Packet. It includes worksheets, hands-on activity ideas, lapbook/interactive notebook pieces and more!! This Winter Polar Packet covers Earth’s Axis/Seasons, The Arctic vs. Antarctica, Polar Animals Seals, Sea Lions, Walruses Penguins Plus, it includes a 25-page unit on Hibernation Why animals hibernate, Terms such as torpor, brumation, estivation, diapause, endotherms vs. ectotherms. Plus, it covers where animals spend...

Holiday Math Review - 6th to 8th grade Free Printables 0

6-8th Grade Math Review – Free Holiday Printables

Today we have some free Holiday Math Review Pages (for roughly grades 6-8 or so). There are practice pages on fractions, decimals, percents and some basic pre-Algebra. The pre-Algebra practice problems include exponents like this 5×2 + 7 + 7×2 + -3 + 8x = or 7a9  . 5 . 2a5 . 3a = Be sure to scroll down for some of our other free math printables! Hope these are...