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Preschool Activities 0

A Huge List of Activities for Ages 2-5

I know that I have a lot of readers with younger kids. I thought I would try to start writing a new weekly series to highlight some of the things we used to do when the kids were between 2 and 5-years old or so. It can be difficult to balance kids of different ages… especially when you have a rambunctious, active toddler and/or preschooler in the mix!! You can...

Civil Rights Movement Timeline Activity Notebook Pages Worksheets 0

Civil Rights Movement Materials

Hey everyone! I have a ton of Civil Rights Materials that are currently FREE to download. I think there are four separate pdfs.  I’m am trying to compile all of those pdfs/resources into one page to make it easier to access.  Since this new page won’t show up in the blog feed, I wanted to be sure to link to the new page: homeschoolden.com/civil-rights-movement/ Key Events of the Civil Rights...

Free Homeschool Planner - Weekly Homeschool Planning Pages and More 0

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…...

Snow Much Fun - Jan 2019 Snowfall! 0

It’s Snow Much Fun!

Snow Day! There’s something so magical about a big snowfall… all activities are canceled, fridge is stocked, and there are fun things to do outdoors! We spent a lot of time outside today enjoying the snow! I went for a really lovely walk in the woods with Boomer.ED and I went sledding down the hill together a number of times. We were completely sprayed with snow… and buried by the...

German Worksheets for Kids - die Familie the Family 0

German Worksheets – die Familie The Family

The German Worksheet Packet on die Familie has been updated and is now over 40+ pages!  This packet will help kids to learn the basic German vocabulary about the family. There are matching worksheets, translation from German to English and English to German, der/die/das worksheets, and worksheets on plurals. Plus, there are matching cards (picture to German) and a bingo game with 6 bingo cards. German Worksheets for Kids: I...

Motivation and Control 0

Exploring Motivation, Control & Decision Making with the Kids

We are always trying to encourage our kids on this wonderful homeschool journey, right?! This semester we started off with a family discussion… a discussion that I hope will get to the heart of the kids’ own motivation, self-determination and the path they’ll/we’ll be creating for this semester. You guys know it, I am a planner. I am a curriculum creator… but when it comes to the day-to-day I am...

Spanish Curriculum for Elementary Students - Elementary Spanish Curriculum 0

Elementary Spanish Program for the Homeschool Family

Spanish for Elementary Students (Open Enrollment Through Jan. 14th, 2019) Are you looking for an Spanish program for your elementary-age student/s created by a native Spanish teacher with 20+ years of teaching experience? Want an online course that builds progressively from topic to topic? Want a program that helps your student develop a good accent? Want your child to be able to speak in sentences? I have a great recommendation...

Modern Art Packet - Impressionism and Post-Impressionism Worksheets - Interactive Notebook Activities 0

Modern Art Packet including 20+ Artists – Notebook Pages and More!

This new 25+ page Modern Art Packet is currently free to download! This packet starts with an overview of Modern Art – from impressionism, neo-impressionism & post-impressionism through fauvism, cubism… pop art and more!  We spent the most time on the impressionist and post-impressionist artists so there are a number of pages on artists such as Renoir, Monet, Degas, Casssatt, Van Gogh, Seurat and others.  The Modern Art packet also...

Homeschooling After the Holidays 0

How to Start Homeschooling After the Holidays

I am still in full holiday mode (and as I mentioned on FB, it’s after noon and I am *still* in my PJs), but I spent a little time updating this post with tips on How to Start Homeschooling After the Holidays. When (and only when!) you are ready, you can read this post here: Meanwhile, enjoy your Holiday Break! ~Liesl

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Happy Holidays!

Wishing you and yours a wonderful holiday season!  May your holiday season be filled with wonder, joy, good health, and happy memories! ~Liesl, Tony and the Kids

FREE 2019-2020 School Year Calendar printable 0

Free 2019-2020 Calendar Printable

Today I wanted to share our (latest) free calendar printable, 2019-2020.  This free calendar printable covers 20 months (January 2019 through August 2020). It starts in January 2019 and includes the 2019-2020 school year through August 2020. I like having a calendar that includes the holidays, the change in seasons, and things like day light saving which is why I’ve been making my own printable and update it from time-to-time!!...

Ultimate Hands-On Homeschooling Guide 0

Why Hands-On Homeschooling is Amazing!

Hands-On Homeschool Activities Your Ultimate Hands-On Homeschooling Guide Make Learning Memorable, Exciting, and Engaging! I wanted to let you know that I added a New Page: Hands On Homeschool Activities. This is a page (rather than a blog post), so I wanted to link to it here – for those of you who come to the blog from time to time to check out our latest posts! (As a new page,...

R-Blend Worksheets and Games 0

R-Blend Worksheets and Games

R-Blend Worksheets and Games This 30+page R-Blend packet has been added to the Blends Bundle! This is the second in a series of three Consonant Blends Activity Packets. This is a growing bundle of 3! This set focuses on the R-Blends such as br cr dr fr gr pr and tr. There are practice worksheets that include tracing, write in the consonant blends (br, cr, dr, fr, gr, pr, tr),...

Nocturnal Animal Quick Study - Opossums Raccoons Skunks Beavers 0

Nocturnal Animal Quick Study – Opossums, Raccoons, Skunks, Beavers

Nocturnal Animal Quick Study Packet (Currently Free! Enjoy!!) Many of us have kids who just love studying animals!  This is a quick study of some nocturnal animals: opossums, raccoons, skunks and beavers.  You will find some quick-fact tracing pages and interactive notebook/lapbook pieces.  There are answers your kids can paste in… or they can write in their own fascinating facts!  Finally, for those of you with slightly older kids, there...