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Teach Kids Mapping Skills With A Backyard Treasure Hunt

I wanted to do a treasure map activity with my 6 year old to teach her some mapping skills. I told her we were going to pretend to be pirates and go on a backyard treasure hunt. The first step would be learning how to draw a treasure map for kids. A quick learn-from-my-mistake word …

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Apple Themed Spelling Activities For Grade 3

If you’re looking for apple themed spelling activities for third grade, then you’ve come to the right place. I created 8 pages of free printable apple themed spelling worksheets.  These printable activities are a fun way to add spelling to your child’s homeschool. The Grade 3 apple themed spelling activities includes: 2 crossword puzzles 2 …

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Apple Themed Spelling Activities for Grade 1

It’s nearly apple picking season, one of my favourite times of the year!  It’s also the time of year where I usually include some apple themed learning to our homeschool.  Our Grade 1 apple unit includes: 2 apple themed crossword puzzles a first grade word search puzzle apple themed spelling activities Grade 1 Apple Words …

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Studying the Chipmunk and What It Eats

I have decided my daughter will continue her “Animal Studies” learning about local animals, animals she can actually study in real life herself.  We are currently studying the chipmunk. If she were older I would give her a notebook to take outside to jot down her observations on the chipmunk.  She’s only 4.  Although she can …

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Save Planet Earth Word Puzzles & Earth Day Spelling Games

Here is about a weeks worth of fun Earth Day lesson plans and printable Earth Day activities for elementary students around 1st or 2nd grade. There are: easy Earth Day crossword puzzles an Earth Day spelling game an Earth Day word search a day by day lesson plan Kids will learn Earth Day vocabulary, and …

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Learning The Times Tables – Times Alive Review

Most every child at some point is asked to learn their multiplication facts.  I had not yet begun multiplication with my 6 year old so when I was given a subscription to Times Alive in exchange for my honest review, I gladly accepted. Times Alive from Times Tables the Fun Way is a monthly subscription to 18 online lessons with animated songs …

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LEGO Math – Learning Money

My daughter was able to complete almost every math skill at the Kindergarten level without too much effort.  But there was one major skill that she struggled with – money. Rather than frustrate her with learning something she wasn’t ready for just yet, we left the money section incomplete for the time being and moved …

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Educational Toys for 5-6 Year Olds

If you’re looking for educational toys for 6 year olds, I’ve got you covered.  Whether your kids love science, building things, arts & crafts, robots, coding, math or puzzles, here are some great toys for kids to learn while they play. Science Toys For Kids… Beginner Electronic Discovery Kit Kids will get to create working electronic circuits, learning …

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