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Archive for October 16, 2012

Cool Homeschooling Stuff

Ahh, another great title… :p One of these days I’ll be back in my groove. I hope.

Anyway… Here you will find a bunch of cool resources for homeschooling, such as, unit studies, free lapbooks, kindergarten packs, etc.

Enjoy! (I hope!!!)


Hotel Transylvania Pre K Pack

This is the newest pack from Over the Big Moon. It’s so cute!! LOL My little guy loves their packs!!


OOOH!!! Here is a great site that I just found!!! Documentary Heaven!!  You can watch all sorts of documentaries for FREE!!! Yes, FREE!!!! LOL


Over 70 Activities for Lois Ehlert Books!  We invite you to get to know the author with interviews and tons of activities for the Lois Ehlert Virtual Book Club for Kids!  {Blog Hop} *Enter to win a giveaway*

We love Lois Ehlert’s books!! Right now is a perfect time for Leaf Man!! Here are over 70 activities to go along with the books from a blog hop on The Educators’ Spin On It.



Are your kids as Angry Bird crazy as mine are??? Everyone in the house, including The Hubby, has gone totally nuts over them! I tried to play it once, got aggravated and gave up…. LOL Here are a bunch of cute printables from The Activity Mom for those cuckoo for Angry Birds!


50+ Eric Carle activities.

OOOH! Here’s another great group of activities from The Educators’ Spin On It!! There are 98 links in this blog hop!!!



the book diaries: 15 Dragon Loving Picture Books

Well, that name says it all. LOL Both Cs love books about dragons! Here is a great list from The Book Diaries.



notebooking printables

Here is a link for a few notebooking pages from The Crafty Classroom. And, if you scroll down a little and look to the right you will find a  GINORMOUS list of crafts for just about any theme you can think of!!!


Top Ten Websites for Homeschool Notebooking

Yep, Top 10 Notebooking Sites!!!!  The Notebooking Fairy (one of THE best places for notebooking) has compiled the top 10 notebooking sites! Awesome!!!




I love Mama Jenn’s list. I have used every single site mentioned! They really are great!!!



Making mini offices for homeschool learning.

My kids used to all have their own mini offices… Then the big kids lost theirs….. Looks like I will be making new ones soon!



10 blogs that bring books alive for children in all sorts of ways from crafts and play ideas to outdoor adventures and cooking

This is a very good list from Rainy Day Mum. I am always looking for new and fun things to do to go along with books that we are reading.



Free and Cheap Homeschooling Resources


Ahhh!! Here you go! Free and Cheap Homeschooling Resources!!! Perfect!!



NatGeo videos

National Geographic Videos! ALL my kids love to watch NatGeo!!!!



A quilt square by Donna Young

Donna Young’s Homeschooling Resources has everything! Need a transcript guide? She has it. Need a calendar? Or a planner? Yep, she has those, too!



Gamequarium has a lot of free games and videos to go with a ton of different themes. LOTS of fun! They even have some Schoolhouse Rocks videos!


HippoCampus is exactly what you need if you are teaching high schoolers. They have advanced math and science and a few other high school subjects. They even have online text books. Between them and Khan Academy, there is really no need to buy high school math or science curriculum.



Lapbooks and notebooking pages

I love Dynamic 2 Moms. They have some realllllly nice lapbooks and printables. I mean realllly nice!! They go really in depth with the topics, too.



This site has some amazing ideas. I really love to see what all they have been doing. I hope you enjoy All Things Beautiful as much as I do. I even follow her on Pinterest! 😉



Printable  History, crafts, coloring pages, etc.

This site has all sorts of printables and activities for just about anything topic you could think of. I have printed TONS from Activity Village!!!



Here are a couple of my go to sites-


Homeschool Share

Homeschool Helper Online 

Currclick  – this site sells things BUT they always have freebies and sometimes they have special freebie hunts

Homeschool Creations

Practical Pages

No Time for Flash Cards

An Old Fashioned Education





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