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National STEM Day - Popsicle Sticks for Creative DIY STEM Projects. If you're looking for DIY stem projects, you'll love these ideas for National Stem Day. What is so great about STEM? A STEM activity is one that incorporates one or more of its components: Science, technology, engineering, and math in a learning activity. Stem is hands-on which is always a great method for learning. It teaches children about science and technology, problem solving, critical thinking, curiosity, and so much more.
10 Best Homeschool Phonics Curriculum For Kindergarten. Choosing the best homeschool phonics curriculum for kindergarten is one of the first places to start in how to homeschool kindergarten. After all reading is the foundation of every other subject you’ll be teaching. And teaching phonics to your child doesn’t have to be as frightening as some make it sound. However, all children benefit from direct phonics instructions whenever your child has his start.
Fun Selfie Salt Dough Gingerbread Kids Activity for Long Winter Nights. Today is National Gingerbread Cookie Day and your kids will love this fun selfie salt dough gingerbread kids activity. Add this fun craft to my winter unit study. If you are not a fan of edible gingerbread, I have a fun activity for you. Turn these salt dough gingerbread men into a cute little 3D or even an entire family portrait. Kids can recreate themselves, favorite book characters, or historical figures.
I'm sharing how to make a wigwam craft for a fun Native American Study. This wigwam craft is simple and can be done mostly independently by your preschooler or kindergartener. But this craft will give them an understanding of how the house was built and what it looked like. And learn a bit about the Powhatan Tribe of Eastern Virginia. Some of the other tribes which built wigwams were the Winnebago, Kickapoo, Wampanoag, Pequot, Sauk, Fox, Abenaki, Shawnee, Ojibwe and Oto.
3 Veteran’s Superb Tips to Understand Homeschool Learning Style Differences. There is no denying that knowing homeschool learning style differences can help us make a difference in teaching. You'll love the other tried and true tips I have on my page homeschool learning styles. Too, many complicated definitions exist about learning styles. In addition, learning styles are explained in the educational world as visual, auditory, and kinesthetic to name a few. #homeschoollearningstyles
Amazing and Free American Revolution Lapbook for Multiple Ages. This free American Revolution lapbook and hands-on unit study for multiple ages is fun to use as spine. Be sure you grab my other lapbooks for hands-on history. The American Revolution was the political upheaval during the last half of the 18th century in which thirteen colonies in North America joined together to break free from the British Empire, combining to become the United States of America.
Montessori Toddler Gift Flashcard Bundle This ultimate bundle is perfect for the toddler in your life whos learning new words! This set includes all of the classroom word basics and is perfect for your little language learner! Great for ages 1-4 #toddlergift #oneyearold #gifts #toddler #learning #preschool #kidsactivity #homeschool #daycare #colors #letters #montessori #playroomstorage #playroomorganization #education
Unit Study: French Revolution + Free Storming the Bastille Game. This French Revolution board game is so much fun. Also, you'll love grabbing more ideas for history games on my page. So knowing that the French Revolution is not a topic exactly easy to explain to younger children, I made a board game about the French Revolution that they both could play. #historygames
Pond Life for Kindergarten Activity Build a Fun Beaver Dam. If you're studying pond life for kindergarten you'll love this activity for your kindergartener to build a beaver dam. Grab my other tips of how to homeschool kindergarten. As the largest rodents in North America and the second largest rodent in the world, beavers are a fun subject to cover. They go along perfectly with a pond life unit study. They are a vital part of life in rivers, ponds, and lakes.
Geronimo Stilton Time Travel How to Make a Medieval Stained Glass Craft. This Geronimo Stilton Time Travel book has your kids going back in time through the Medieval time. If you love the Geronimo Stilton Books, you’ll love this medieval stained glass window cling. Let’s ride off with brave Geronimo Stilton through the Medieval Period straight into Camelot. This first book in the series takes you through prehistory with the dinosaurs, Ancient Egypt and the Great Sphinx of Giza, and into Camelot.
We have many homeschool families who have gone before us to guide us and give us confidence that we can create a useful, purposeful, and impressive homeschool transcript. So, let's dive into what colleges like to see on a homeschool transcript. #homeschool #homeschooling #highschool #highschooltranscript #homeschooltranscript #homeschooltips #homeschoolmom
If you’re studying the Inuit of the Arctic in my Arctic Region unit study and my Arctic and Inuit unit study, your kids will love this blubber activity. This hands-on kid’s activity can be done with preschooler to teen to learn how blubber helps the animals of the Arctic. Also, learn about the Inuit of the Arctic.
I’m super excited to announce that I’ve teamed up with @charsjars_s to bring you this adorable Tangram Flashcard and Resin Piece play kit. We’ll be selling these as a bundle through Chars Jars Etsy Shop so don’t miss out on your chance to snag this limited edition set — Use code GNF10 to save on your order! #toddlertoys #playtime #montessori #playroom #tangrams #tangrampuzzle #puzzlesforkids #puzzle #flashcards
Entertaining Games in the Past How to Make an Easy Backgammon Game. Games in the past can be a unit study or add to your history lessons. You’ll love the other history games I have too. Do you ever wonder about people of the past spent their days? Backgammon is one of the oldest games known right up there with chess. It is thought to be about 5,000 years old or more and believed to have developed in Mesopotamia which is now known as Iraq. #gamesofthepast