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Natural Disasters Packet – Interactive Notebook Pages Added

Just a quick message to let you know that I added a few new pages to the Natural Disasters Packet. This packet is currently FREE to download! The Natural Disasters Packet is currently free to download! You can find out more about this packet here at this post: Natural Disasters Worksheets and Hands-On Activity Ideas. You can download the Natural Disasters Unit with the link below. Hope it’s helpful! Let...

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Don’t Miss These Spring Printables!

With spring right around the corner, I wanted to highlight some spring printables we have available on the blog and a few others from around the web! 🙂 Free Spring Skip Counting Mazes for practicing the 2s, 3s, 4s, 5s and 10s:   Here is our Free Egg-Speriment Packet! Egg-Experiment-Packet-Hands-On-Science Learn about the Parts of the Seed/Parts of a Flower with our Botany Packet: FREE Spring Animals Packet: I made...

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St. Patrick’s Day Addition and Subtraction Worksheets

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner and today I’m sharing a new set of addition and subtraction worksheets with you. This is currently free to download! Enjoy and Happy St. Patrick’s Day! ~Liesl St. Patrick’s Day Addition & Subtraction Worksheets – Currently Free! $0.00 You might be interested in our growing Addition and Subtraction BUNDLE.  It includes 15 pdfs. I’ve been adding seasonal math packets periodically! Scroll down...

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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...

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Creative Thinking Activities

I just created a new page with a couple of really fun free printables that challenge kids to think critically.  You’ll find this page here: Creative Thinking for Kids! There is a free printable with fun questions like: List as many words as you can that contain the word “ant.”  Example: plant The other printable has some fun Math Riddles. Again, click here to visit that page. 🙂  ~Liesl If...

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Don’t forget to Subscribe!

I was busy last night and didn’t get the Newsletter out, but I should have it out tonight or tomorrow morning. Today’s theme is MOTIVATION. If you’re interested in being on the Homeschool Den email list here’s the link.  Why do you want to be on the Homeschool Den email list? With Facebook’s reach going down and down, it’s a great way to hear about our materials.  We have hundreds...

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Peanut Butter Bars Recipe

When I was in high school, I started making these *amazing* peanut butter bars!!  This has been one of my favorite desserts for years!  Just for fun, I’m going to share this with you all today! 🙂 Peanut Butter Bars In a metal mixing bowl or sauce pan, melt on low heat 1 cup crunchy peanut butter 2/3 cup butter Remove from heat when it is soft and add 1...

Classification of Animals Activity and Worksheets - Vertebrates-Invertebrates 0

Animal Classification Activity

This week I created a new Animal Classification Activity. This covers the 5 animal groups as well as some of the better-known invertebrate groups such as flatworms, annelids, arachnids, cnidarians (critters that sting) and echinoderms (spiny critters like starfish). I check in with the kids pretty regularly to see if they remember various topics we’ve covered. My youngest said she could use some review of some of animal classification (which...

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Herbivore, Carnivore and Omnivore Worksheets and Activities

Herbivore Carnivore or Omnivore? I have added a new 20-page section on herbivores, carnivores and omnivores to the Animal Unit.  This new section includes notebook pages, sorting cards and a herbivore, carnivore and omnivore sorting mat, as well as  identification worksheets. Kids will not only learn the basics: Herbivores eat plants. Carnivores eat meat. Omnivores eat both plants and meat. but will also learn about some of the adaptations that...

Carnivorous Plants Worksheets Notebook Pages Lapbook and More! 0

Carnivorous Plants Unit

Carnivorous Plants Worksheets, Notebook Pages, Lapbook/Interactive Notebook I just added a new 20-page mini-unit on carnivorous plants to the Botany Packet! This packet includes a booklet, notebook pages, writing paper and lapbook/interactive notebook pieces so students can do their own research and writing. The booklet and notebook pages give an overview about carnivorous plants: Why do carnivorous plants eat insects? How many different species of carnivorous plants are there? What...

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U.S. Presidents – Quick Study Packet (Free)

U.S. Presidents Activity, highlighting 14 Presidencies I hope you enjoy this free printable booklet that highlights some of the well-known Presidents including Washington, Jefferson, Madison, Jackson, Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Wilson, Hoover, FDR, Truman, Eisenhower, JFK, George W. Bush and Trump. I chose some of the Presidents who had some significant historical events that occurred during their Presidencies. How to Use These Pages: These are booklets. You need to print these...

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💙 Thank You & Happy Valentine’s Day! 💙

❤️I just got the most lovely email from one of my readers. It totally made my day… and that made me think that I should write a quick note to say how much I love and value this awesome homeschool community! I started this blog way back when we lived in an isolated community (in the Australian Outback, where we lived for 12 years) that only had a one other...

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Valentine’s Day Printables and Activities

Enjoy Your Valentine’s Day! We’ve had this blog for quite a long time and sometimes our printables and resources get buried! I wanted you to know that we some fun Valentine’s materials here on the blog! This post has a great list of our Valentine’s Day Freebies. It includes pictures of all kinds of free printables I’ve made over the years.   I’ll also just give you a list below...

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...