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Free Summer Planning Packet 0

Free Summer Planning Packet!

Are you getting ready for summer?! Check out this free Summer Planning Packet  — including more than 350 activity ideas, summer planning pages, pet sitter instruction page, trip planning pages, a packing list, a summer goals sheet, and a Summer Camp at Home planner. Hopefully, this FREE packet will help you get ready for some serious summertime fun! 🙂 Free Summer Planning Packet Click on the link or the picture...

Free Road Trip Activity Packet 0

FREE Road Trip Packet for Kids

If you are doing a road trip this summer, you’ll want to grab this FREE 40+ page Road Trip Packet for Kids! We will be doing a 3,500 mile road trip this summer. That’s a LONG time to be in the car, right?!  I asked the kids if they wanted a Summer Road Trip Packet and they said, “Definitely! Yes!”  You can grab this FREE printable with the link below!!...

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Homeschool Challenges – Organization, Schedules, and More!

As homeschoolers we wrestle with a lot of questions, issues, and challenges: planning, preparing, organizing, scheduling, juggling, managing (moods/squabbles) AND getting things done. Plus, we have the added challenge of having our kids watching us and learning from us every moment of the day! “Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.” ~John Cotton Dana As we look at a new year (or even when we look at the...

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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...

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Language Arts – Grade 6 (Age 11/12) Curriculum Choices

Have you been planning out your language arts for next year?  I thought I would share my plans with ED (who will be in Grade 6 next year). She’s 11. Below you’ll find out how we tackle the various parts of language arts: literature skills (plot, setting, character, point of view, and so forth), grammar, vocabulary, spelling, literature (reading lots of good novels), and writing (which I’ve written about in...

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German Worksheets – der Bauernhof – the Farm

This 30+ page German worksheet set, der Bauernhof, covers the major animals of the farm. This packet includes matching worksheets, translation pages, flashcards, and bingo cards.  It also include farm writing pages so that students can create their own sentences about the animal and farm words.  German Worksheets: der Bauernhof This set includes both matching the German words to pictures as well as matching German words to the English translation....

Right Triangles - Free Geometry Review Pages 0

Free Right Triangles Review Worksheets

I made this set of Right Triangle Review Worksheets to make sure that my son remembered this geometry material from earlier in the year.  These free pages cover basic terms such as hypotenuse, leg, altitude, etc. geometric means the Pythagorean Theorem Tangent, Sine and Cosine Ratios (SOH CAH TOA!) You can download these Right Triangle Review Worksheets here. These geometry review pages are FREE, just click on the link or...

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Froggie Addition Practice Worksheets (FREE!)

Here are some fun froggie addition practice worksheets! These addition pages are currently FREE to download! The first 5 pages include double and triple digit addition practice without carrying/regrouping. The final 6 pages include addition problems that involve carrying/regrouping. These Froggie Addition Worksheets are currently FREE! 🙂  Enjoy! ~Liesl Click the link or picture below to download these math worksheets: Froggie Math Addition Practice If you kids like Pete the...

Fractions Decimals Percents Worksheets 0

Fractions Decimals Percents Worksheets

I made this set of Fractions Decimals Percents Worksheets some time back and wanted to share them with you today. We’ve been using them to review the past few days and it occurred to me that I hadn’t yet shared them on the blog.  This math packet is currently FREE to download! Hope they are helpful! ~Liesl This math packet includes the answer pages (hopefully with all correct answers… I...

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Trash and Recycling Worksheets and Activities

New 30+page Trash and Recycling Unit! Currently 50% off through May 21, 2019 – 10pm EST! This spring, we have been focusing on Environmental Studies. We just finished up a new unit on Trash and Recycling. This 30-page unit including worksheets and activities to help students learn what happens to our trash, what can be recycled, plastics, and more! What happens to our trash? Learn what percentage of trash is...

ie ei worksheets games and activites for spellling practice 0

ie ei Words – Worksheets and Activities

This new activity packet will help your kids practice those tricky IE and EI words! It includes various activities, games and worksheets! This ie/ei Word Activity Packet includes more than 50 words to practice. It includes IE words such as friend, believe, cashier, siege, relieve, efficient, glaciers, yield and achieve. And it includes EI words such as receive, deceit, ceiling, receipt, foreign, protein, eight, beige, sleigh, neighbors and others. IE...

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Animal Tracks – Cards and Activities

When my kids were younger, they loved hunting for various animal tracks along the creek that runs through our backyard. I made some Animal Track Activities for the kids when they were studying animals. This is just one of the activities in our 100+ page Animal Unit. 🙂 Below my youngest daughter was doing the animal track matching page. She was using the animal track cards to help out!Click here...

Free Spring Homeschool Planning Pages 0

Free Spring Homeschool Planning Pages

I am excited to share with you some bran-new spring planning pages. They’ve been add to our free 150+page Homeschool Planner! Over spring break, I’ve been doing a bit of homeschool organization. Not only have I gone through out books and pulled out things to donate, but also I printed out new pages for my homeschool planner and have been spending time planning out the last 6 or 7 weeks...

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Things Are a Little Hard Today

Do you have bad days? Do they keep you from having “good” homeschool days?  I think we all do.  Sometimes we need to acknowledge that life can bring us emotional hurdles that interfere with the homeschooling part of life. So, what derailed my day? My Hubby called and said he was in a car accident this morning. He’s fine (just sore) and so is everyone else, but those things just...