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Explore the beautiful world of Jan Brett with books, printables, and activities for a Jan Brett author study. Learn all about the award winning author of The Mitten!
Jan Brett Author Study +8 Page FREE Printable Pack!
Book-based unit study. Find books and activities, meet the author, and download your free printable.
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Author study template with 8 notebooking page. Create your own author study in five easy steps!
Author Study Template with 8 FREE Printable Pages
Benefits of an Author Study and how to create one in 5 simple steps. Plus a free printable pack appropriate
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Spanish Online Tutoring
You can teach a foreign language at home - even if you can't speak it. FREE lesson promo code for
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100 Friendly Halloween Ideas for little kids that are NOT scary! Activities, books, and crafts for preschool and kindergarten aged kiddos that are sensitive to the spooky side of Halloween.
100 Friendly Halloween Activities, Books, & Crafts for Little Kids!
Friendly Halloween books, movies, activities, recipes, and crafts for sensitive little ones.
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Kindergarten homeschool room
Organize Your Kindergarten Homeschool Room Today!
Kindergarten Homeschool Room Tour and 5 Tips on Managing the Mess.
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Ancient egypt unit study
Ancient Egypt Books & Activities for Kids
Ancient Egypt books, online resources, and activities for elementary lesson plans and homeschool unit studies.
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Online reading games for kids! Inspire a love of reading with FUN interactive games!
Make Learning FUN with Online Reading Games!
Fun and engaging online reading games by Reading Eggs! Full review and special free trial.
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Temple Grandin Unit Study
Temple Grandin Unit Study +7 FREE Notebooking Pages!
Temple Grandin Elementary Unit Study. Books and activities plus free printable notebooking and coloring pages.
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Early Civilizations for kids - activities, books, and media resources for your ancient history studies. Appropriate for elementary ages.
Early Civilizations: An Ancient History Unit Study for Kids!
Elementary introduction to Archaeology. Book list, activities, and online streaming media resources for your science and history lesson plans.
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Secular & Eclectic First Grade Homeschool Curriculum Choices
First Grade Homeschool Curriculum Choices!
First grade curriculum choices for an eclectic, secular, hands-on homeschool year!
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Best around the world apps and sites for kids! Supplements for your elementary geography and continent studies.
Around the World Apps and Websites
Around the World geography apps and sites to supplment and enrich your elementary geography lesson plans.
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Shows and Playlists around the world for kids! Elementary geography
Shows Around the World: Elementary Continent Study
The best shows and playlists organized by continent to enrich your around the world elementary lesson plans.
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50 Around the World Movies for Kids! Elementary geography resources and supplements for continent study
Movies Around the World: Elementary
50 movies and documentaries to support and enrich your elementary around the world curriculum, geography unit study, or lesson plans.
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Picture Books Around the World for Kids!
20 Lovely Picture Books from Around the World for Kids!
Picture books organized by continent to enrich your geography lesson plans. Appropriate for elementary grades continent and unit studies.
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Around the World for Kids! Elementary geography ideas and resources for continent studies!
Around the World in 5 Days: Elementary Continent Studies
Books, activities, and media resources to enrich an elementary around the world geography study or curriculum.
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Create an accordion timeline for your printable book of centuries.
EASY Accordion Timeline Tutorial with Video
Tutorial for creating an accordion timeline that folds flat. Video and written instructions.
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Elementary Introduction to Archaeology Pin
Introduction to Archaeology for Kids – Elementary Science & History Resources
Elementary introduction to Archaeology. Book list, activities, and online streaming media resources for your science and history lesson plans.
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Pin this - 5 Questions to ask when you're Homeschool Curriculum Shopping
Don’t Go Curriculum Shopping without Answering THESE 5 Questions!
Five important questions to ask yourself when you're shopping for curriculum. Advice from a former homeschool curriculum burnout.
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Ratatouille lesson plans for kindergarten.
Kindergarten Books and Activities: Ratatouille Movie Unit Study
Kindergarten unit plans based on Disney-Pixar's Ratatouille. Visit Paris, enjoy a few children's classics, and cook French cuisine!
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10 Ways to get your reluctant readers reading. Think out side the book!
Think Outside the Book: 10 Other Ways to Get Your Reluctant Readers Reading
Ten ideas to get your child reading when he downright refuses. If you've got a struggling or reluctant reader, this
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Big list of things to do with kids in the summer! Ideas, links, and resources for families with young children.
BIG List of Things to Do with Kids in the Summer!
A round up of summer activities for families with young children. Check out ideas for outdoor play, crafts, and summer
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We're Going on a Bear Hunt activities for preschool and primary grades. Your kids will love these hands-on bear hunt activities! Full and FREE unit study!
Easy and FUN Going on a Bear Hunt Activities!
Join us for a bear hunt with these easy and fun lesson plans for a kindergarten literature-based unit!
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Top Ten Science Websites and Apps for Kindergarten
I am so excited to have been invited to post for Learning Hypothesis again! Last time I shared our flower dissection
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Hands-on Learning with Spring Activities for Kids!
Whether you're a homeschool parent, teacher, or just looking for a few activities to keep the kids occupied for spring
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Learn about teeth and going to the dentist! Books, playlist, and online resources for elementary lesson plans!
Lesson Resources about Teeth and Going to the Dentist – Introduction to Dental Health for Young Children
I put this mini unit plan together to help the kids get excited and understand their trip to the dentist.
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Complete List of Eric Carle Books with links to read alouds on youtube.
Complete Eric Carle Book List with links to Read Alouds
I asked, "Who is your favorite author?" My son answered Eric Carle without a second's hesitation. Our house is filled
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Electricity lesson for kids, hands-on projects, worksheets, and links. Learn all about electricity!
Engaging, Hands-on Electricity Lesson for Kids!
After receiving Snap Circuits as a gift, my oldest has been very interested in electronics, where electricity comes from, and
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Dr. Seuss Read-Aloud Playlist for Read Across America Week!
We are excited to celebrate Read Across America Week and learn a little about one of the most beloved children's
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Introduction to plants for kids - ideas, activities, books, and resources to introduce plants, gardening, and growing to kids. Preschool, kindergarten, elementary grades.
A FUN, Hands-on Introduction to Plants for Kids!
My oldest led me straight toward a mini-unit on plants and gardening. Read on for our book list, streaming media,
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Jane Goodall for kids! Lesson plans with DIY lapbook instructions for a Jane Goodall unit study.
Jane Goodall for Kids: Lesson Plans, Lapbook, and Resources for Your Unit Study
Our adventures with Build Your Library took us to Africa this month! When the oldest showed some interest in chimpanzees
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What does child led learning really look like_ A little different every day. Come take a peek at our week of child led learning at home.
Peek at Our Week: Child Led Learning at Home
I often tag my posts and photos with #childledlearning. Today, I thought I'd give you a glimpse of what that
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Learn about germs, colds, and the flu! Unit study resources - books, media, and what to do when the homeschool mom is sick!
Sick Kids – Elementary Playlist and Streaming Resources – Germs, Colds, and Flu
I'll share a few of our favorite streaming resources for your little sickies, and a couple suggestions for what to
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Homeschool Planning Series – Part 3: Weekly Plan With Me
Time to make my weekly homeschool plan. But first #allthestickers! Join me as I lay out my weekly homeschool plan
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United Kingdom for kids! A unit study to learn all about England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales! Appropriate for kindergarten and elementary grades.
Learn About the United Kingdom: A Unit Study for Kids!
Our adventures around the world with Build Your Library has lead us to Europe. Join us as we visit the
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