Family Life, Printables

Avoid Getting Scatterbrained While Blogging with Free Daily Blogging Checklist

I don't know about you, but I can get a bit scatter-brained trying to keep track of everything in my head. Like most parents, I'm always multi-tasking in some way- running a load of laundry, writing a draft for a blog post, trying to remember which kid has what event or activity when, getting them… Continue reading Avoid Getting Scatterbrained While Blogging with Free Daily Blogging Checklist

Homeschooling, Printables

Character Chart (Free Printable!)

I wanted Caleb to start thinking a little more about the characters when reading and designed this printable worksheet to help him do that. Hope you find it as useful with your kiddos! Get Your Character Chart here!     (Disclaimer- This post may contain affiliate links. For more information see Disclosure Policy.) Save Save

Curriculum, Homeschooling

Story of the World: Volume 2- Curriculum Plan, Resources and Links (Chapters 1-10)

Chapter by chapter resources and links for Story of the World: Volume 2 Chapters 1-10 Supplies: Story of the World Volume 2 (We do an average of one chapter per week, but if chapters are unusually short we may double up in one week, or if there is a lot of content to cover, we extend… Continue reading Story of the World: Volume 2- Curriculum Plan, Resources and Links (Chapters 1-10)

Curriculum, Homeschooling

Magic Tree House Curriculum: Day of the Dragon King (Book 14)

Supplies: Magic Tree House book Day of the Dragon King and the MTH Fact Tracker: China- Land of the Emperor's Great Wall [I try to get books from the library whenever possible, but they don’t always have everything.] Download Day of the Dragon King Comprehension [You will need a Teachers Pay Teachers account] Optional: Magic… Continue reading Magic Tree House Curriculum: Day of the Dragon King (Book 14)

Curriculum, Homeschooling

Curriculum Review: Prodigy (And Why We Love It!)

 In the words of Cap'n C., "It is awesome!" Math has never been a favorite subject in our household. I am always on the search for ways to supplement our math curriculum; fun resources to change things up once in a while. When I came across a Facebook ad for Prodigy, I just had a… Continue reading Curriculum Review: Prodigy (And Why We Love It!)

Curriculum, Homeschooling

Magic Tree House Curriculum: Vacation Under the Volcano (Book 13)

Supplies: Magic Tree House Book Vacation Under the Volcano and the MTH Fact Tracker: Ancient Rome and Pompeii [I try to get books from the library whenever possible, but they don’t always have everything. Choose Vacation Under the Volcano and then click on the book; Download the Cross-curriculum unit. We will be using the Reading… Continue reading Magic Tree House Curriculum: Vacation Under the Volcano (Book 13)

Homeschooling, Printables

Free Archaeology-Anthropology Doodle Note Printable

As I'm just starting to dip my toes into designing my own doodle notes and worksheets, I'm excited to share my first one with you! It would go along well with the introduction and chapter one of Story of the World as well. This one doesn't have an answer key, but if used along with… Continue reading Free Archaeology-Anthropology Doodle Note Printable

Curriculum, Homeschooling

Magic Tree House Curriculum: Polar Bears Past Bedtime (Book 12)

Supplies: Magic Tree House Book Polar Bears Past Bedtime and the MTH Fact Tracker: Polar Bears and the Arctic [I try to get books from the library whenever possible, but they don’t always have everything. Download MTH #12 Questions [Free download at time of posting, but you will need a TeachersPayTeachers account] Optional: Magic Tree… Continue reading Magic Tree House Curriculum: Polar Bears Past Bedtime (Book 12)

Curriculum, Homeschooling

Story of the World: Volume 1- Curriculum Plan, Resources and Links (Chapters 31-42)

Chapter by chapter resources and links for Story of the World: Volume 1 Chapters 31-42 Supplies: Story of the World Volume 1 (We do an average of one chapter per week, but if chapters are unusually short we may double up in one week, or if there is a lot of content to cover, we… Continue reading Story of the World: Volume 1- Curriculum Plan, Resources and Links (Chapters 31-42)

Curriculum, Homeschooling

Magic Tree House Curriculum: Lions at Lunchtime (Book 11)

Supplies: Magic Tree House Book Lions at Lunchtime [I try to get books from the library whenever possible, but they don’t always have everything.] Choose Lions at Lunchtime and then click on the book; Download the Cross-curriculum unit. We will be using the Reading Guide pages for comprehension for this book instead of a story… Continue reading Magic Tree House Curriculum: Lions at Lunchtime (Book 11)

Curriculum, Homeschooling

Story of the World: Volume 1- Curriculum Plan, Resources and Links (Chapters 21-30)

  Chapter by chapter resources and links for Story of the World Volume 1 Chapters 21-30 Supplies: Story of the World Volume 1 (We do an average of one chapter per week, but if chapters are unusually short we may double up in one week, or if there is a lot of content to cover,… Continue reading Story of the World: Volume 1- Curriculum Plan, Resources and Links (Chapters 21-30)

Homeschooling

3rd Grade Curriculum Plan (2016-17)

Family Living/Life Skills– This includes daily calendar work using the Elementary Daily Learning Notebook from Confessions of a Homeschooler, AWANA, basic computer skills, and field trips, as well as basic chores around the house. Math– All-in-One Homeschool Math 3, Khan Academy-Early Math and Third, IXL, and Xtramath, supplemental worksheets (such as Problem of the Day… Continue reading 3rd Grade Curriculum Plan (2016-17)

Curriculum, Homeschooling

Story of the World: Volume 1- Curriculum Plan, Resources and Links (Chapters 11-20)

Chapter by chapter resources and links for Story of the World: Volume 1 Chapters 11-20 Supplies: Story of the World Volume 1 (We do an average of one chapter per week, but if chapters are unusually short we may double up in one week, or if there is a lot of content to cover, we… Continue reading Story of the World: Volume 1- Curriculum Plan, Resources and Links (Chapters 11-20)

Curriculum, Homeschooling

Magic Tree House Curriculum: Ghost Town at Sundown (Book 10)

Supplies: Magic Tree House Book Ghost Town at Sundown [I try to get books from the library whenever possible, but they don’t always have everything.] Choose Ghost Town at Sundown and then click on the book; Download the Cross-curriculum unit. We will be using the Reading Guide pages for comprehension for this book instead of… Continue reading Magic Tree House Curriculum: Ghost Town at Sundown (Book 10)

Curriculum, Homeschooling

Story of the World: Volume 1- Curriculum Plan, Resources and Links (Chapters 1-10)

Chapter by chapter resources and links for Story of the World: Volume 1 Chapters 1-10 Supplies: Story of the World Volume 1 (We do an average of one chapter per week, but if chapters are unusually short we may double up in one week, or if there is a lot of content to cover, we… Continue reading Story of the World: Volume 1- Curriculum Plan, Resources and Links (Chapters 1-10)