A Carnival of Resources: A Game to Practice Area and Addition!

Mr. Scientist is working on a blueprint for a dollhouse he hopes to build, and it seemed like a great opportunity for introducing the concepts of area and perimeter. He started this project a while ago, but as you can see, he lost his plan for a while behind a bookcase. I invented this simple treasure hunt game to introduce …

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Fractions with Heart

It’s fun to have some holiday-themed activities, so I made these fraction hearts! I always want my children to make up their own equations, but when we’re reviewing, I don’t mind giving them a limited material like this. There are six hearts on each page, which cover all of the Primary level fraction work (ages 3-6). One page has equivalent …

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First School Day with the New Baby!

One of the most frequently-asked questions is, how do you homeschool when you have a baby? So I will share with you what our first day of school with a new baby looked like. We didn’t try to do as much as usual, since we were coming off of a one-week break, and it’s never a good idea to try …

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Penguins! And TWO Free Resources!

Head over to the Bilingual Clubhouse to see why we´re thinking about penguins today, and then come back here to download your copies of these two free resources! Just click on the picture to download your PDF. There are two different files! Note that these are only in Spanish this time! Enjoy! And you can find more free resources at …

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Surprise!

They told us this little boy would be arriving in mid-Februrary, but he had other plans! We welcomed him on Monday morning, and though he is officially a preemie, he hasn’t had any health problems at all, thanks be to God. We already love him more than we can say, and can hardly remember life before he arrived. Welcome to …

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Daily Work 1.20.15: Bacteria, Microscopes, and Color

A bit of our recent work…from microscopes to growing bacteria! Miss Braveheart working on colors, with the second box of color tablets: Then she decided to work with this box of knobless cylinders. I continue to notice her taking them out of the box in order, even though she didn’t choose to line them up this week. She is already …

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Three Kings Day!

Did you celebrate Three Kings’ Day yesterday? We did! We didn’t do a lot, but there are two traditions we never forget: leaving our shoes out for the Wise Men to fill with a few little surprises, and making the Kings’ Bread…and eating it, of course! In some places, children receive gifts from the Wise Men in the same way that …

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January Plans

Ya regresamos a clases, y ¡he aquí nuestros planes!
We’re back to school, and here are our plans!

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Supporting Haiti

Teachers donating profits to charities. I chose Rapha House: Haiti, fighting child trafficking and slavery.

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