123 Homeschool 4 Me: October 2014

Friday, October 31, 2014

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Get ready to start pinning up a storm because it’s Friday and time for our fun kids linky party. Come take a peak at last weeks features and then browse through dozens of new ideas this week.

15 Classic Family Board Games STILL Worth Playing

Does your family like to spend time together? If so family board games are a great way to play together. Plus these are great ideas for kids Christmas lists.
Family Games~ These classic family games would make great Christmas present ideas for kids or families who love playing games together or to pick up for a fun family game night.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

November Writing Prompts

If you are looking for some fun ideas to get your child writing more, I’ve got you covered. Here is the next in my Writing Prompts – November Writing Prompts.
Writing Prompts - FREE November Writing Prompts for Kids from Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade with lots of different topics and using 2 different styles of lines

Help an Upset Child Calm Down

Here are some fantastic sensory ideas for helping children who are angry calm down.
Parenting - Great tips and practical solutions to help help an angry child calm down

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Kindergarten Add-A-Vowel Spelling Practice

If you have a preschooler or kindergartner who is starting to know the sounds letters make they are ready to start decoding words. Grab this free spelling printable to help kids learn about vowels and start spelling in this fun, hands on approach.

Kindergarten - FREE printable to help Kindergarten kids learn about sticky vowels as they make simple kindergarten spelling words to trace and sound out with the help of picture clues.

30 Household Items to Make Yourself

If you are into natural products and even better things you can make yourself, here are 30 household items to make yourself.
Organic Shampoo - You have 2 choices: Buy it from a convenient online company where we buy all our toiletries OR make it yourself. Here are 30 household items you can EASILY make yourself

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

FREE Spelling Test Printables

FREE black and white spelling test worksheets for kids that work with any list 10, 15, or 20 words with/without a sentence dictation spot. These are perfect for Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade homeschoolers.
FREE printable Spelling Test Printables for K-6th Grade. Spelling tests are a good way to evaluate how well students have learned words. These can be used for pretest, test, practice, and more post test review. Perfect for homeschool, parents, and teachers of kids 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade.

Parenting a Defiant Child

Do you need some encouragement as you parent a difficult child?
parenting a defiant child

Monday, October 27, 2014

Cute Turkey Snack for Kids

Super cute edible Turkey Craft for kids. This easy turkey snack for kids comes together super easily.
Super cute Turkey Snack for Kids is a fun edible turkey craft for kids, to put at everyone spot on the Thanksgiving table or just for a special after school snack in November.

Parenting: 9 Things to get Rid of for your Kids

Help be a parent stuff by getting rid of these 9 things.
parenting - 9 things we should get rid of for our kids

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Hands on Activity for CVC Words

Help kids learn CVC words with hands on activities for kids.
What a FUN hands on activity for practicing  CVC words for preschool, kindergarten, and 1st grade kids

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe

This easy, no bake pumpkin cheesecake recipe is perfect for fall.I love the presentation of this pumpkin cheesecake recipe where you make them in jars - so pretty & YUMMY! Perfect for October or Thanksgiving

Friday, October 24, 2014

10 Simple Turkey Crafts for Preschoolers & TGIF

Are you looking for Preschool Crafts? Here are 10 simple Turkey Crafts for Preschoolers they will love to make in November for Thanksgiving.
10 Simple Turkey Crafts for Preschoolers

Make a Pasta Map of the World

Here is a fun, hands on way for kids to learn about geography using pasta.
Learn geography by making a pasta map world map craft for kid from preschool and kindergarten through elementary school. Great for homeschool or school project.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Post it! Old Testament Prophets Review Game

If you are looking for a fun and simple way to help your kids review old testament prophets you will love this post it game!
 Post It! Old Testament Prophets Bible Review Game for Sunday School Kids

17 Great 1st Grade Chapter Books to Read Aloud

Looking for some great chapter books to read aloud to 1st grade students? Here are a list of the best 1st grade chapter books.
17 GREAT 1st Grade Chapter Books to Read Aloud

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Skip Counting Mazes 2s-10s

Here is another fun way for your Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grader can practice skip counting – with these fun maze worksheets for kids.
FREE! Skip Counting mazes are a cool math games to help K-4th graders practice counting by 2s-10s #homeschool #mathgames #multiplication #kindergarten #1stgrade #2ndgrade #3rdgrade #4thgrade

Crayon Playdough recipe

If you are looking for a new playdough recipe you are going to love the beautiful colors you get this crayon playdough recipe.
Crayon Play Dough Recipe #sensory #preschool #playdough

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Spelling Practice with Legos

Instead of making spelling dry and boring why not try this fun hands on spelling games  using kid favorite LEGOS.
Hands on Spelling Practice with Lego (perfect for fun homeschool spelling tests too) #spelling #alphabet

Monday, October 20, 2014

Jake and the Never Land Pirates Family Fun Night

Have a special Disney pirate themed family fun night with Jake and the Never Land Pirates, LEGO® DUPLO®, and Jake and the Never Land Pirates Battle for the Book Special Event on Disney Junior.Tracking Pixel
Jake and the Neverland Pirates Family Fun Night
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Disney Junior. Although I was compensated for my time, I never accept posts I do not whole heartedly endorse and want to share with my readers!

FREE Circus Clown Coloring Sheets for Kids

Here are some fun and FREE Circus Clown themed Coloring Pages for Toddlers and Preschoolers to color. 
Free Circus Clown coloring pages #coloringpages #preschool

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Over 100 FREE Playdough Mats

Kids will love playing and learning with over 100 fun, creative playdough mats.
100 FREE playdough mats #preschool #playdough #kindergarten

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Corn Wreath Craft for Kids

This is such a fun fall craft for kids. The corn wreath looks beautiful.
corn wreath craft for kids #fall #craftsforkids #preschool #thanksgiving

Friday, October 17, 2014

25 Candy Corn Activities for Kids & TGIF

Get ready for fall with 25 really fun Candy Corn Kids Activities!
Candy Corn Kids ACtivities #fall #kidsactivities #play #preschool

18 Turkey Snacks for Kids

Here are 18 adorable turkey snacks that are almost as much fun as eating!
18 Turkey Snacks for Kids #yummy #thanskgiving #preschool

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Thanksgiving Jokes for Kids

Here is another fun Thanksgiving Kids Activities.
Free printable Thanksgiving Jokes for Kids #thanksgiving #kidsactivities

45 Must Read Books for Kindergartners

Looking for Kindergartner Book List filled with great books you Kindergarten age child will love to hear?  Just print the kid friendly library book list to take with you to the library.
45 Books Kindergartners LOVE to Read #book recommendations #reading #kindergarten #homeschool #preschool

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Corn on the Cob Cookies for Kids

Kids will love these cute and delicious corn cookies.
Super Cute CORN on the Cob Cookies #recipes #yummy #snacksforkids

My Color Book for Preschoolers

Your kids will love learning about colors with their very own color book!
My Color Book #toddler #preschool #colors

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Don’t Get Caught: Fishy Multiplication Game

Here is a cool math games for elementary kids to practice multiplication.
Don't Get Caught is a cool math games for 2nd-4th graders to practice multiplication #math #homeschool #education #mathgames

Yummy Peasant Bread Recipe

Here is a simple, delicious peasant bread recipe.

peasant bread recipe #yummy #recipes

Monday, October 13, 2014

Pumpkin Seed Turkey Craft

Super cute Turkey Craft for Kids. Includes how to dye pumpkin seeds and ideas for what to do with the leftover pumpkin seeds.
Cute Pumpkin Seed Turkey Craft #thansgiving #turkeycraftforkids #preschool #craftsforkids

6 Crockpot Freezer Meals

Here are 6 crockpot freezer meal recipes for all you busy mamas.
6 crockpot freezer meals you can make in under 1 hour #homeschool #recipes #freezermeals

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Pumpkin Cookies almost too Pretty to Eat!

Your kids will love these beautiful Pumpkin Cookies!
pumpkin cookies #recipes #fallactivitiesforkids

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Yarn Bowl Crafts for Kids

Kids of all ages will love this simple, hands on yarn bowl craft for kids.
yarn bowl crafts for kids #preschool #craftsforkids #kidsactivities

Friday, October 10, 2014

Alphabet - 17 DIY Letter Manipulative (TGIF #141)

Looking for alphabet. Help preschoolers and kindergartners learn their letters or elementary students practice spelling words with these creative DIY Letter Manipulatives for Kids.

Alphabet - 17 DIY Alphabet Manipulatives for kids #alphabet #preschool

50 Fun and Silly Monster Crafts

Here are 50 fun, creative, and silly monster crafts for kids to make any time of the year.
50 Fun & Silly Monster Crafts for Kids #preschool #craftsforkids #monsters

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Candy Corn Catapults

Here is a super fun fall kids activity using candy corn.

Candy Corn Catapults #fall #kidsactivities #science #math #homeschool

Favorite 1st Grade Picture Books

Looking for some great books to read aloud to 1st grade kids? Here are a list of the best 1st grade picture books.
16+ Favorite 1st Grade Picture Books #1stgrade #homeschool #education #bookrecommendations #bookstoread

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Candy Corn Math Puzzles (Multiplication and Division for 3rd-4th graders)

Check out these multiplication and division puzzles for 3rd & 4th graders. This is a super cool math games that will help kids get excited about and enjoy math.
FREE Candy Corn Math Puzzles (multiplication and division practice for 3rd & 4th graders) #math #homeschool #education #fall

16 Delicious Make Ahead Breakfasts

Here are some delicious breakfast recipes you can make ahead.
16 Breakfast Recipes you can make ahead #recipes #yummy #breakfast

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Free! Leaf Coloring Pages

Help your preschoolers learn about different kinds of leaves with theses free printable Leaf Coloring Pages.
free leaf coloring pages #coloringpages #preschool

Doc McStuffins Preschool Worksheets (freebie!)

Do you have a Disney Junior Doc McStuffins fan at your house? Here are some educational worksheets inspired by preschoolers favorite character!

FREE Doc McStuffins Printables  (Preschool - 2nd Grade) #disneykids #disneyjunior #preschool #kindergarten

This is not a licensed Disney product. I am not affiliated with or sponsored by Disney Enterprises.

Monday, October 6, 2014

Learn Your Name with Straws

Help your preschool or Kindergartner learn their name with this fun kids activity.
Learn your name straw collage #preschool #kindergarten #homeschool #education

Homeschooling is Boring!

Are you (or your kids) frustrated that homeschooling is boring. Here is some encouragement and practical tips to help your homeschool family.
What to do when your kids say - Homeschooling is Boring! #homeschool #homeschooling

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Scented Pumpkin Rice

 Kids will love this scented Pumpkin Rice for fall sensory play.
Pumpkin Rice Fall Sensory Play #preschool #sensory #fallactivitiesforkids #play

Saturday, October 4, 2014

28 Kids Activities using Recycled Materials

Here are 28 really fun, original kids activities using recycled materials.
28 Kids Activities using REcycled Materials #play #kidsactivities #preschool

Friday, October 3, 2014

88 DIY Halloween Costumes

Over 88 super cute DIY Costume ideas for kinds including lots of favorite characters, Disney, food, and more.
Cute halloween costumes for kids to make yourself #halloween #costumesforkids #disney #preschool

19+ Science Experiments for Kids & TGIF #140

Kids will love these super cool science activities and science experiments. Come take a peak at over 19 science for kids ideas.
19+ Science Experiments for Kids #scienceisfun #preschool #homeschool #education

Thursday, October 2, 2014

FREE Cars Library Book Logs

Help your child pick a variety of books at the library with this handy Disney Cars inspired Library Book Log.
FREE Printable Disney Cars Library Book Logs #disneykids #booklogs #reading #homeschool #education
This is not a licensed Disney product. I am not affiliated with or sponsored by Disney Enterprises.

Super Hero ‘Piggy’ Bank Craft for Kids

Kids will love learning to save money with their very own Super Hero Piggy Bank.
Super Hero Piggy Bank for Kids #piggybank #craftsforkids #boys

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

FREE Alphabet Turkey File Folder game

Help Preschoolers and Kindergartners practice their alphabet letters and phonemic awareness with this fun, seasonal Turkey File Folder Game.
FREE Alphabet Turkey File Folder Game for Preschool &  Kindergarten #alphabet #preschool #kindergarten

Christopher Columbus Activities for Kids

Get ready for Columbus Day with over 30 Christopher Columbus Activities for Kids of all ages.
30 Christopher Columbus Activities for Kids #preschool #kidsactiviites #craftsforkids #preschool #homeschool #education