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Martin Luther King Jr. Unit Study & Resources

Martin Luther King Jr. Unit Study & Resources

Last year around this time I compiled a list of Martin Luther King resources, most if not all of them are free resources and printables. All of the links are currently working and offer a wide range of activities for all ages ranges. Things like color by number, an animated biography, a web quest, a(…)

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Learn About Hanukkah for Kids Unit

Learn About Hanukkah for Kids Unit

  My 6 year old daughter is very curious about everything.  We have friends who celebrate Hanukkah and she was curious as to how that looked and how it was different from celebrating Christmas. I did a little looking and found these Hanukkah for Kids resources to help me teach her a little bit about(…)

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A Busy Year by: Leo Lionni ~ Seasons & Months Printables

A Busy Year by: Leo Lionni ~ Seasons & Months Printables

Ava and I have been reading A Busy Year by Leo Lionni.  This book is a fantastic base for digging into both the seasons and months of the year, as well as a great story to work on story sequencing.   I compiled some fun activities to reinforce these concepts. 4 Seasons Printables: Printable on the(…)

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Johnny Appleseed / Apple Unit

Johnny Appleseed / Apple Unit

We took advantage of the fall this year by learning about Johnny Appleseed and apples.  I found many free resources online, as well as taking books out of the library to supplement our studies.  We started by picking apples, learning about the life cycle of apples, and making applesauce. Ava loved picking the apples directly(…)

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Harold and the Purple Crayon Unit ~ Discussion Questions & Activities

Harold and the Purple Crayon Unit ~ Discussion Questions & Activities

Ava and I spent a week in Harold’s world! The drawings are so simple, yet the story elicits such a large amount of imagination! We talked about what we would draw and how cool it would be to be able to draw in our life whatever it was that we needed. I have compiled a(…)

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A Bug/Insect Unit Using Eric Carle Books ~ The Very Quiet Cricket

A Bug/Insect Unit Using Eric Carle Books ~ The Very Quiet Cricket

Two weeks ago I shared The Grouchy Ladybug portion of our Bug/Insect Unit Study. Then last week we continued our Bug/Insect Unit, entering the world of spiders. This week we are learning about crickets, enjoying The Very Quiet Cricket by Eric Carle, and also comparing/contrasting crickets to grasshoppers. The Very Quiet Cricket Storybook: The Very(…)

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A Bug/Insect Unit Using Eric Carle Books ~ The Very Busy Spider

A Bug/Insect Unit Using Eric Carle Books ~ The Very Busy Spider

Last week I shared The Grouchy Ladybug portion of our Bug/Insect Unit Study. As we continue with our Bug/Insect Unit we enter the world of spiders, beginning with reading The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle. Spider Facts: All spiders have 8 legs All spiders make silk in their bodies which is used to spin(…)

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A Bug/Insect Unit Using Eric Carle Books ~ The Grouchy Ladybug

A Bug/Insect Unit Using Eric Carle Books ~ The Grouchy Ladybug

Ava and I are working our way through a bug/insect unit using Eric Carle books. Homeschoolshare has a bunch of great lapbooks for these books which has been our stemming point. From there we also really like Enchanted Learning and First School for information and printables. Check in over the coming weeks for the rest(…)

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Teeth Unit ~ Week 3 ~ Going to the Dentist

Teeth Unit ~ Week 3 ~ Going to the Dentist

Ava and I just finished our third and final week of 3 on a tooth unit study. I found a tooth unit from HomeSchoolShare to use as my starting point and then I am adding and subtracting as I see fit. During our first week, we read Throw Your Tooth on the Roof and started(…)

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Teeth Unit ~ Week 2 ~ Science Fair Bunnies

Teeth Unit ~ Week 2 ~ Science Fair Bunnies

  Ava and I just finished our second week of 3 on a tooth unit study. I found a tooth unit from HomeSchoolShare to use as my starting point and then I am adding and subtracting as I see fit. During our first week, we read Throw Your Tooth on the Roof and started some(…)

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Teeth Unit ~ Week 1 ~ Throw Your Tooth on the Roof

Teeth Unit ~ Week 1 ~ Throw Your Tooth on the Roof

Ava and I just finished our first week of 3 on a tooth unit study. I found a tooth unit from HomeSchoolShare to use as my starting point and then I am adding and subtracting as I see fit. This week we read the book Throw Your Tooth on the Roof. I really liked the(…)

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The Lorax Activites + Printables = Lapbook

The Lorax Activites + Printables = Lapbook

In honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday on March 2nd we decided to jump on the band wagon and do a small unit ourselves! Rather than try to cover everything, I just decided to use The Lorax. I have actually never read the book myself (gasp)! Also, the movie is now out in theaters and I(…)

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