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Homeschool Planning for 2012/2013

This year I decided to reuse an old Sonlight binder for planning our next school year. The binder is a large three ring with 36 numbered tabs. I took out all the Sonlight materials and stored them in a different … Continue reading

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Favorite Resource This Week ~ TeachersPayTeachers!

                    Have you heard of TeachersPayTeachers? It’s an awesome website for teachers (homeschool teachers too!). Teachers who work hard creating educational materials can make a few bucks, and other teachers can … Continue reading

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Scholastic Teacher Express $1 Sale and 30% off Coupon

Just a quick heads up, Scholastic Teacher Express is having another $1 sale. The coupon code LEARNINGJAN is still active and good for 30% off your total order.

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Preschool Corner ~ Little Red Riding Hood Unit

      Little B had fun this week, investigating seeds, life cycles, and the story Little Red Riding Hood. To download free black and white puppets for Little Red Riding Hood click here. Children love fairy tales! Little B … Continue reading

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Mini Terrarium

      With spring in the air, these past few weeks we’ve been following the rabbit trails  ~ and investigating life. New growth, life cycles, the water cycle, and seeds. A mini terrarium is an easy, educational project. You … Continue reading

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Fairy Tale Fun ~ Little Red Riding Hood Unit

puppets and props story sequencing ~ 6 picture cards basket of fruit craft file folder game mini book character cards see, trace, build word family -ed size sequencing cards Children love fairy tales! Little B is no exception. I’ve been … Continue reading

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FREE Letter of the Week/ FREE Letter Sound of the Week Overview

      Pulling together a free Letter of the Week or Letter Sound of the Week curriculum can be done! Is it time consuming finding resources and getting them ready? Yes, so I want to share the resources I’m … Continue reading

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Harnessing the Power of the Spring Sun

All the warm days and plentiful sunshine inspired me to break out the solar power K’NEX set. K’Nex are cool, but they aren’t typically the kids go to building set. The big kids love Legos and Little B mostly uses … Continue reading

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Puppet Power

They outnumber us 5 to 1. Good thing puppets have no real power of their own or it’d be creepy. 🙂 The kids didn’t create all the puppets in the same setting, it has been an ongoing craft over several … Continue reading

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FREE Science Materials

The Mineral Information Institute, mii.org, offers FREE teacher packets. Each packet contains colorful posters, information, lesson plans, and student activity pages. You can request packets by mail or by an online order form. I ordered three packets years ago by … Continue reading

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