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The 40 Best Places in America to Travel Back in Time

Whether you’re a history buff or not, it’s fun and informative to get up close and personal with how things were done in the past. Find the top places in America to experience historical re-enactments, renaissance fairs, and interactive museums. You’ll be surprised at what you learn.

Ancient Civilizations Lessons, Activities, and Projects - Ancient History

This Ancient Civilizations Bundle includes 6 resources for teaching Mesopotamia, Ancient Egypt, Ancient China, Ancient India, Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome. Each resource includes learning activities to help students learn about each civilization's geography, religion, achievements, politics, econ...

Westward Expansion Books for 2nd and 3rd Grade - Around the Kampfire

A list of Westward Expansion books in 2nd-3rd grade reading level with a fun activity for focusing on nonfiction text features.

Planet Flip Book · Inspired Elementary

This next week at school is Space Week. I created this planet flip book that is a fun way to introduce the order of the planets from the sun. This activity is simple and effective, all while pulling in some fine motor skills practice. To begin this activity, I introduce the sun and each planet, […]

Solar System Wall Hanging DIY

Create an out of this world solar system display using your Arts and Crafts Library! Let your creativity run wild as you make mini versions of our sun and the eight planets in our solar system. Add some sparkle and flair with beads from the Mystic Jewelry Kit. Supplies: -Cardboard -Paint -Yard stick or long, straight

Winter Solstice 2020: The First Day of Winter

Celebrate the Winter Solstice! The first day of winter 2020 is Monday, December 21. What happens on the winter solstice? Why is the solstice important? Here's why—plus solstice facts, folklore, and FAQs!

November Homeschooling

If you're searching for ways to incorporate more fun into your homeschooling this Novemeber, check out these 5 awesome ideas!

The Master List of Unschooling Resources

Are you looking into unschooling? This resource list will help you learn more about it and build a game plan for your company.

10 FREE Nature Study Lessons from NaturExplorers

Using these ten free nature study lessons, you'll learn just how wonderful nature study can be for your homeschool in any season.

The Legend of the Bluebonnet

When a killing drought threatens the existence of the tribe, a courageouslittle Comanche girl sacrifices her most beloved possession--and the GreatSpirit's answer results not only in much needed rain but a very special giftin return."An ideal complement to Native American and Texas studies..."Booklist

Map Skills for Kids

An educational blog hosted by a collaborative group of teacher-authors hoping to share creative and colorful ideas and activities from our classrooms!

Colonial America for Kids FUN and FREE American History Lesson

Learn about American early settlers with Colonial America for Kids lesson with colonial activities and free worksheets in a 4 part lesson for elementary age

Native Americans for Kids | 123 Homeschool 4 Me

FUN, hands-on Native Americans for Kids lesson with activities, crafts, printables and more to make learning history for kids come alive! K-6th grade.

The Elevator Challenge (Adding Rigor) - Teachers are Terrific

STEM Elevator Challenge- Build a cranking elevator to lift a heavy load. A perfect challenge for Halloween, Easter, or any time!

Freedom Homeschooling | Free Homeschool Life Skills

Freedom Homeschooling provides free homeschool life skills electives for all grades. Home economics, personal finance, auto repair, and more!

Bread In A Bag Recipe

Kick-off your Thanksgiving activities with an edible kitchen science activity for kids. What does Thanksgiving remind you of? Of course, I think of delicious goodies and a hearty Thanksgiving meal. But there's always room for a side of STEM! Between pumpkins and cranberries, physics, and chemistry, this bread in a bag activity for kids is a great way to develop math, science, and even fine motor skills! Plus, it tastes amazing! MAKE BREAD IN A BAG FOR KIDS EDIBLE THANKSGIVING ACTIVITIES This…

The Scouting Guide To Wilderness First Aid: An Officially-L...

Read "The Scouting Guide to Wilderness First Aid: An Officially-Licensed Book of the Boy Scouts of America More than 200 Essential Skills for Medical Emergencies in Remote Environments" by Grant S. Lipman available from Rakuten Kobo. In the Scouting Guide to Wilderness First Aid, current Scouts, Sco

Learning with Chalk | Teaching With Haley O'Connor

Learning with Chalk

Hello!! I never thought I'd say this but I am SO thankful for Texas weather. So many of my friends are stuck inside due to snow or rain. We have been able to go outside almost every day. Granted we go outside in the rain (unless it's storming), but for the most part, the weather has been perfect. If you're a parent, be sure to check out my For Families category! As more time passes with schools out, I have been adding to these posts and resources! One of our favorite outside activities is…

10 Simple Kid's Workouts to Fit Into Your Homeschool Day

Not sure how to incorporate physical activity into your homeschool schedule? This simple list of exercises can all be done in 15 minutes or less!

10 Simple Kid's Workouts to Fit Into Your Homeschool Day

Best kid's workout ideas for homeschool kids! Learn how to introduce fun and exercise into your homeschool routine on a daily basis!

Pumpkin STEM Activities For Kindergarten and Preschool

Bring fall pumpkins into the classroom or your homeschool with this STEAM-focused pumpkin theme unit study! Kids will love these pumpkin STEM activities.

12 Awesome Science Activities for Halloween All Kids Will Love

Halloween is only a few weeks away! Try these super fun science experiments in your classroom to get in the Halloween spirit.

Second Grade Master Spelling Lists | K12Reader.com

Second Grade Master Spelling Lists | Read more about grade, master, spelling, lists and www.k12reader.com.

10 Science lessons & activities kids can do at home

10 creative, at-home science lessons for kids that are perfect as distance learning activities, for homeschooling, or to continue students' learning over a scheduled school break.

The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng Author: Sophia Gholz Illustrator: Kayla Harren Sleeping Bear Press 15 March 2019 32 pages From the author: “As a boy, Jadav Payeng was distressed by the destruction deforestation and erosion was causing on his island home in India’s Brahmaputra River. So he began … Continue reading Educational Activities: The Boy Who Grew a Forest by Sophia Gholz

Educational Activities: The Boy Who Grew a Forest by Sophia Gholz - Only Picture Books

The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng Author: Sophia Gholz Illustrator: Kayla Harren Sleeping Bear Press 15 March 2019 32 pages From the author: “As a boy, Jadav Payeng was distressed by the destruction deforestation and erosion was causing on his island home in India’s Brahmaputra River. So he began planting trees. What … Continue reading Educational Activities: The Boy Who Grew a Forest by Sophia Gholz

10 of the Most Influential Presidents of the United States

10 of the Most Influential U.S. Presidents

Of the men who have been president of the United States, historians agree on just a few who can be ranked among the most influential.

Letter M Activities for Preschool: M is for Music Lesson

Preschool lesson plan - M is for Music - introduces musical instruments, memory, matching, music genres, and a craft to make their own musical instruments.

Musical Instrument Crafts For Kids: This is a great way to encourage a love for music and hone your little ones’ imagination and creativity.Here are the top 10 homemade musical instrument crafts for kids to make. #KidsCrafts #crafts #musicalinstrument  #kids

Top 10 Musical Instrument Crafts For Kids

Musical Instrument Crafts For Kids: This is a great way to encourage a love for music and hone your little ones’ imagination and creativity.Here are the top 10 homemade musical instrument crafts for kids to make. #KidsCrafts #crafts #musicalinstrument #kids

40 Old-Fashioned Skills that Kids Need to Know TODAY | Kinder unterrichten, Indererziehung, Kinder e

Learning, Play, STEM Activities, and Things to Do!

16 'Old-Fashioned Skills' to teach in your homeschool

Homeschooling has many advantages, is teaching lost skills one of them? How & why kids need knowledge from generations long past. Teaching 'lost skills'.

More Than 100 of The Best Preschool Crafts and Art Projects

Preschool is so fun! Here is an amazing collection of the best preschool crafts and art projects for you and your little ones to try!

30 Awesome Anchor Charts to Spice Up Your Classroom

30 Awesome Anchor Charts to Spice Up Your Classroom

Anchor charts are awesome tools for teaching just about any subject!

We're in Love With These 23 Fantastic 2nd Grade Anchor Charts

Our favorite 2nd grade anchor charts for math, language arts, and beyond. You'll definitely want to use some of these in your classroom.

16 'Old-Fashioned Skills' to teach in your homeschool

Homeschooling has many advantages, is teaching lost skills one of them? How & why kids need knowledge from generations long past. Teaching 'lost skills'.

29 Incredible Nature Documentaries for Kids and Families

If your kids are animals lovers and you want to teach them about the world, try any of these 29 Nature Documentaries for kids!

FREE Country Coloring Pages

Learn about other places with these printable Country Coloring Pages: Spain, Kenya, Russia, Mexico, Australia, Italy, Brazil, United Kingdom, France, Peru, Japa, Egypt, and more

Homeschool PE Channels to Get You Moving! - Homeschool Hideout

Get the kids up and moving with these fun homeschool PE channels! We've got the very best of YouTube rounded up for you. Beat winter blues or boredom!

8 Practical Steps to Homeschooling a Child with ADHD

Homeschooling and ADHD. Can the two go together? As the mom of one child officially diagnosed with ADHD and a few others I suspect may have it, I'm going to answer that question with a big, resounding YES. Not only can they go together, in fact, but I truly believe that it is the absolute…

10 Simple Kid's Workouts to Fit Into Your Homeschool Day

Not sure how to incorporate physical activity into your homeschool schedule? This simple list of exercises can all be done in 15 minutes or less!

FREE HOMESCHOOL DISCOUNTS PRINTABLES

FREE HOMESCHOOL DISCOUNTS PRINTABLES

Organizational Strategies to Improve Focus for Students with ADHD

Learn what organizational strategies you can implement to help your distractable child with ADHD better focus and learn while homeschooling.

The BIG List of Homeschool Schedule Ideas!

Browse through a multitude of homeschool schedule ideas for a variety of homeschooling situations: multiple ages, working moms, loop vs. block schedules, and more!

Wondering if homeschooling and working outside of the home is possible?

Homeschooling and working outside of the home is not impossible, but it's not impossible. Read here to find out if it is a good fit for you.

Struggling to balance your homeschool and work life? Learn the secret to homeschooling and working full time!

As a homeschooler and a working mom, you can have it all! But first, you'll have to learn the secret to homeschooling and working full time.

Homeschooling & Working. 6 Rules To Apply.

Homeschooling & working full time. Thinking of committing to home educating your kids while keeping your job? Follow these six simple tips to succeed!

How to Homeschool When you Work Full Time

Struggling to figure out how to swing working from home while homeschooling your kids? Check out these tips from moms who do it every day.

How To Homeschool When You Have a Full Time Job

There are a lot of misconceptions about homeschooling. One misconception that probably results in a lot of people writing off homeschool as an impossibility is the idea that it’s something that only stay-at-home moms can do or moms that stay home and do not work. While it is true that a lot of homeschool moms are

Can you work a job and homeschool? YES!!

It's a question I am always asked by others. My answer is always a YES! It CAN be done. Will it be easy? No! Will it be worthwhile? Oh yes!! I will help you

How To Homeschool When You Work Full-time Outside The Home

You can work full-time outside the home and homeschool. 5 moms share practical tips on making working and homeschooling work for your family.

MASTER HOMESCHOOL BINDER

If your important homeschool papers are a mess, you might need a master homeschool binder. Here's how I made one and got organized!

Spelling

Most Important Spelling Rules: How to Teach Your Child

Want to teach your child the most important spelling rules? These are the basics and will help your child spell common words.

Social studies

9 Totally NOT Boring History Movies for Kids

Kids will LOVE learning about the past with these great history movies that are perfect for family movie night or elementary & middle school students!

Multiplication

10 Multiplication Math Center Games & Activities

10 multiplication games and activities for teaching multiplication. Students will love learning their multiplication facts, building fluency and strategies.

Array Activities

This packet includes 4 fun math center activities to encourage students to visualize and use arrays for multiplication and division.The 4 activities are:ARRAY BINGOStudents match pictures of arrays to multiplication or division problems (e.g. 6x6). 10 different game boards are provided. Problems fro...

Multiplication Arrays Worksheets

This product contains FUN and ENGAGING worksheets that focus on multiplying with arrays. Great for morning work, centers, or homework! Types of worksheets included: * Highlight the multiplication fact that goes with each array. * Cut and paste to match each array with the corresponding multiplicati...

Multiplication – Add and Multiply – Repeated Addition -One Worksheet / FREE Printable Worksheets

Times Table Worksheets Multiplication Worksheets Math Worksheets MULTIPLICATION – REPEATED ADDITION FIRST GRADE WORKSHEETS Repeated Addition Multiplication - Add and Multiply Multiplication - Repeated Addition Worksheet 1 - Download Multiplication Worksheets...

Multiplication Strategies Anchor Chart / Posters

Updated and improved!Multiplication Strategies Anchor Chart/ PostersThis Math resource would make a great reference chart for basic Multiplication Strategies: arrays, repeated addition, equal groups and number line.The file contains a page of 2 reference charts (ideal for students' books);4 full pag...

Fractions

4.NF.3 Math Posters and Reader's Response Notebook

These are some of the posters I'm using for CCSS 4NF4 and a poster that my students use to help them when they respond in their reader's res...

Fact Fluency Part 2: Build Number Sense to Build Fact Fluency - The Recovering Traditionalist

every primary grade teacher spends a TON of time trying to help kids develop their fact fluency. So, why are so many kids still not fluent with their facts?!?!?!?

Dragon week

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Sidewalk chalk

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LEGO challenge

100 Sensational and Smart LEGO STEAM Activities for Kids - KidMinds

LEGO STEAM. 100 new ways to use the LEGO bricks you already have in your home and have fun practicing math, science, engineering, art, and technology with your children.

20 Fun LEGO STEM Activities for Kids

Make teaching math, science, and technology fun with this list of Lego STEAM activities for kids! These easy Lego STEM activities are great for learning!

Grammar

Free Grammar Help

Free English grammar help: Introduction to the 8 parts of speech. Help with apostrophes. Verb tense help. Help with sentences and paragraphs.

Learning money

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General Math

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Spring week

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First grade

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Geometry

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LEGO storage

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Sports

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First grade prep

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Tooth fairy

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Executive functioning

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Phonics

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Sight words

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Behavior

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Monster week

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Playing sports

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The 40 Best Places in America to Travel Back in Time

Whether you’re a history buff or not, it’s fun and informative to get up close and personal with how things were done in the past. Find the top places in America to experience historical re-enactments, renaissance fairs, and interactive museums. You’ll be surprised at what you learn.

Ancient Civilizations Lessons, Activities, and Projects - Ancient History

This Ancient Civilizations Bundle includes 6 resources for teaching Mesopotamia, Ancient Egypt, Ancient China, Ancient India, Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome. Each resource includes learning activities to help students learn about each civilization's geography, religion, achievements, politics, econ...

Westward Expansion Books for 2nd and 3rd Grade - Around the Kampfire

A list of Westward Expansion books in 2nd-3rd grade reading level with a fun activity for focusing on nonfiction text features.

Planet Flip Book · Inspired Elementary

This next week at school is Space Week. I created this planet flip book that is a fun way to introduce the order of the planets from the sun. This activity is simple and effective, all while pulling in some fine motor skills practice. To begin this activity, I introduce the sun and each planet, […]

Solar System Wall Hanging DIY

Create an out of this world solar system display using your Arts and Crafts Library! Let your creativity run wild as you make mini versions of our sun and the eight planets in our solar system. Add some sparkle and flair with beads from the Mystic Jewelry Kit. Supplies: -Cardboard -Paint -Yard stick or long, straight

Winter Solstice 2020: The First Day of Winter

Celebrate the Winter Solstice! The first day of winter 2020 is Monday, December 21. What happens on the winter solstice? Why is the solstice important? Here's why—plus solstice facts, folklore, and FAQs!

November Homeschooling

If you're searching for ways to incorporate more fun into your homeschooling this Novemeber, check out these 5 awesome ideas!

The Master List of Unschooling Resources

Are you looking into unschooling? This resource list will help you learn more about it and build a game plan for your company.

10 FREE Nature Study Lessons from NaturExplorers

Using these ten free nature study lessons, you'll learn just how wonderful nature study can be for your homeschool in any season.

The Legend of the Bluebonnet

When a killing drought threatens the existence of the tribe, a courageouslittle Comanche girl sacrifices her most beloved possession--and the GreatSpirit's answer results not only in much needed rain but a very special giftin return."An ideal complement to Native American and Texas studies..."Booklist

Map Skills for Kids

An educational blog hosted by a collaborative group of teacher-authors hoping to share creative and colorful ideas and activities from our classrooms!

Colonial America for Kids FUN and FREE American History Lesson

Learn about American early settlers with Colonial America for Kids lesson with colonial activities and free worksheets in a 4 part lesson for elementary age

Native Americans for Kids | 123 Homeschool 4 Me

FUN, hands-on Native Americans for Kids lesson with activities, crafts, printables and more to make learning history for kids come alive! K-6th grade.

100 Sensational and Smart LEGO STEAM Activities for Kids - KidMinds

LEGO STEAM. 100 new ways to use the LEGO bricks you already have in your home and have fun practicing math, science, engineering, art, and technology with your children.

20 Fun LEGO STEM Activities for Kids

Make teaching math, science, and technology fun with this list of Lego STEAM activities for kids! These easy Lego STEM activities are great for learning!

The Elevator Challenge (Adding Rigor) - Teachers are Terrific

STEM Elevator Challenge- Build a cranking elevator to lift a heavy load. A perfect challenge for Halloween, Easter, or any time!