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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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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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Asia Unit – Educational Streaming Resources for Elementary Asia Continent Study
A list of streaming resources compiled for Build Your Library Kindergarten. It could also be used for any Asia unit
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FUN Activities for Your Africa Lesson Plans!
Learning about the climate, people, and animals of Africa was very interesting for my kindergartner and for me! Here is
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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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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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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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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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Monthly and Weekly Homeschool Planning with Stickers!
Homeschool planning - the time when all of my favorite things come together: planners, education, organization, checklists, and planners. Did
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Learn All About Greece! An introductory unit study for Kindergarten – Elementary Kids
Our adventures around the world with Build Your Library has lead us to Europe. One of the most exciting places
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How to Convert Your Planner for Annual Homeschool Planning & Tracking
Homeschooling and Planning? Sign me up! This year I'm converting a daily horizontal planner into a homeschool planner. Read on
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Elementary Unit Study – France
Our adventures around the world with Build Your Library has lead us to Europe. We've been working through the continent
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Africa for Kids! Movies, Shows, and Playlists for your Continent Study
A list of streaming resources compiled for Build Your Library Kindergarten. It could also be used for any Africa unit
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Child Led Learning is Learning to TRUST.
I can't tell you how many times in the past six months I've looked over at my husband and whispered,
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Europe Unit – Streaming Resources for Build Your Library Kindergarten
Below is a list of streaming resources for any Europe unit study for Kids. Thanks for stopping by. Enjoy! This
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Easy Kindergarten Money Lesson Plans
Introduction to money unit resources to use to supplement your math lesson plans. Click through to find book lists, activities,
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Learn All About Amazon Animals with a Hands-on Rain Forest Lesson!
Our trip around the world led us to the South American Rain Forest. We extended our lesson plans quite a
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FUN Five Senses Activities for Kindergarten!
We had so much fun learning about our senses this month. I was just planning on some light reading and
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Math Activities Basket: Creating an Individualized Math Curriculum for Kids
Allow me to introduce you to our Math Basket. It's becoming our favorite part of the day. Yes, that's right.
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110 Math Literature Books for Early Elementary Grades with links to YouTube read-alouds
A list of 110 (mostly literature) books for learning math aimed at early elementary age children. Links are to read
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Grizzly Bear Facts for Kids! Elementary Unit Study Resources
We took a close look at a ROARsome North American predator. Great choice, son. Grizzlies are common enough that I
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Take a Field Trip Week and have FUN Learning!
It's Field Trip Week, and I'm so psyched. The oldest and I have been toiling away for eight weeks straight.
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Central and South America for Kids! Streaming Resources for Your Continent Study
A list of streaming resources compiled for Build Your Library Kindergarten. It could also be used for any South American
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North America Unit – Streaming Resources
A list of streaming resources to go along with Build Your Library Kindergarten or any North American unit study. Thanks
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Build Your Library – Kindergarten Curriculum Review
Before buying any curriculum I took a close look at our homeschool goals. The following is a detailed summary and
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7 FUN Letter Formation Activities! No Pencils Required!
Handwriting practice can be boring and downright torture for some kids. Up your handwriting game with 7 engaging and FUN
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Dinosaurs for Kids: FUN Dinosaur Activities for a Hands-on Science Unit!
With my oldest leading the way (read: forcing me to live and breathe dinosaurs for the past three years) we've
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FUN Fire Safety Lessons for Kids!
No kindergarten curriculum is complete without learning your ABCs, 123s, and what to do if you spontaneously burst into flames.
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FUN Garbage and Recycling Lesson Plans for Kindergarten, Preschool, Elementary
Our first kindergarten field trip. Such a trashy way to start the year.
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