DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE PDF HERE I created these lessons and games on standard form, expanded form, expanded notation, and expanded notation with exponents to go along with our Braver literature based unit study. This activity pack would work well for any animal or Australia theme. You can find all the resources and lesson plans fromContinue reading “Australian Animal Expanded Notation | Free PDF Resource”
DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE PDF HERE I was excited to create this language arts resource for one of my kids to use as we read Braver. Using passages from the story we were able to explore literary concepts, learn the ways to spell long e, and take an in-depth look at commas. I wasn’t able toContinue reading “Braver: A Wombat’s Tale Language Arts Pack | Free PDF Resource”
It’s easy to feel the push to homeschool like everyone else, but you aren’t everyone else.
DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE PDF HERE I created this fun game to go along with our Song for a Whale literature based unit study, but it would work well for any ocean theme. We had fun exploring positive and negative numbers as we dove deep into the ocean. I also included a bonus – a funContinue reading “Divin’ Deep Math Game (Positive and Negative Numbers) | Free PDF Resource”
I recently purchased a theme-based unit from Winter Promise. I haven’t found many reviews or walk-throughs for this homeschool curriculum company, but when I got my PDFs, I knew I had to show you what it was all about. They include more resources than you could possibly use, and everything is so thorough and easyContinue reading “A Look Inside Winter Promise Theme Based Homeschool Curriculum | Video Tour”
DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE PDF HERE I made this activity book to go with our European Middle Ages unit study. I had great plans to build this out, making it a complete unit study curriculum. Alas, my dreams were bigger than my current reality. However, instead of scrapping my idea altogether, I decided to provide aContinue reading “European Middle Ages Activity Book | Free PDF Resource”
Over the years, building a solid home library has been important to me. All of the books on my shelf have been carefully selected. They are all there because I feel fairly confident they will be picked up and read and re-read. Some are no longer in print, some have been super hard to track down. Some are simply well-loved stories. As our library grew and the kids began accessing books independently, an organizational system became essential.
When it comes to language arts, things can get overwhelming pretty quickly . . . handwriting, spelling, reading, composition, vocabulary, grammar, and the list goes on. Like with most things, when it comes to language arts, I like to pull a little from here and a little from there and do my own thing. However,Continue reading “Grammar Galaxy | Language Arts That’s Outta This World”
Do you ever get the feeling that math programs are pretty much the same thing in different packaging? The order of concepts being taught, and the color and layout of the practice sheets might change. Some programs may throw in a video or hands-on component, but they’re really the same at the core. What doContinue reading “Math On the Level | Real World Hands On Math”
Police and Firefighters and EMTs, oh my! This emergency workers unit study was one my kids begged for for a very long time, and we finally did it.Before I jump into the plans and resources, here’s a quick look at a random day in our homeschool during this unit study . . .