123 Homeschool 4 Me: February 2016

Monday, February 29, 2016

Easter Cross Craft for Kids

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Whether you are looking for a fun Easter craft or ideas for an Easter Sunday School Lessons you are going to love this beautiful cross craft for kids. This craft is well suited for Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade kids.
Easter Cross Craft for Kids - great for sunday school lessons

Sunday, February 28, 2016

FREE Multiplication Checkers Math Game

Make practicing multiplication facts FUN with this free printable multiplication checkers math game for 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade students.
FREE Multiplication Checkers Math Games - This is such a clever way for kids to practice math facts in homeschool, 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade. NO PREP!

Friday, February 26, 2016

FREE Intro to Music Book for Kids

This has to be the most fun, playful way to introduce kids to music theory. Just print this free printable music mini book for kids to learn about treble clef, base clef, whole note, quarter notes, and more as they trace, color, draw, and read music.
FREE Introduction to Music Book for Kids - LOVE this! Kids will trace key terminology, color pictures, practice making notes, and learn about music. This is a great for beginning music theory with preschool, kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Frozen Rainbow Eruptions – Fun Science for Kids

Kids are going to love this really fun science experiment where kids will make beautiful rainbows as they make eruptions! This is a fun kids activity for Toddler, Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade and 5th grade kids.
frozen rainbow erupstions - what a REALLY fun activity for kids from Toddler-5th garde! Perfect for some spring science.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Milk Toast Rainbows

Kids are going to love this fun kids activities where they are actually encouraged to play with their food before they eat it! This is a great activity for Saint Patricks Day, spring, weather unit, or a color unit for Toddler, Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, or 5th grade kids.
Rainbow Milk Toast Kids Activity - fun spring activity for kids of all ages

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Jesus Heals Man with Shriveled Hand

This is the craft we did alongside the story of Jesus healing the man with the shriveled hand from Matthew 10:12-13 in our Sunday School Lessons. It is a fun, simple to make craft for kids of all ages.
Jesus Heals man with shriveled Hand Sunday School Lessons Craft

Monday, February 22, 2016

Rainbow Painting with Cars Kids Activities

If you are looking for a really fun rainbow craft and kids activities you are going to love this cars themed rainbow activity. This would be a great craft for spring, St. Patricks Day, discovering colors, and more.
Rainbow Painting with Cars Kids Activities for Toddler and Preschool

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Rainbow Food You’ll LOVE

Make snacking FUN with these creative, beautiful and delicious rainbow treats! These make awesome snacks for kids for St. Patricks Day or a Spring rainbow theme.
Rainbow Food You'll LOVE

Friday, February 19, 2016

Spring Sudoku Puzzles for Kids

Kids will have fun with these math puzzles that will help them work on problem solving with a fun spring twist. These are great for math centers and homeschool students who have extra time.
Spring Sudoko Puzzles for Kids - free printable math game for preschool, kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade students

One Fish, Two Fish Goldfish Printables for Preschool

Toddler and Preschool age kids will love practicing sorting, counting, and sequencing with these free printable One Fish, Two Fish Gold Fish Printables perfect for Dr. Seuss birthday in March.
Free Printable Dr. Seuss Activity for Preschoolers Based on One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Math with a Rainbow Abacus

Help kids practicing counting by 1s or by 10s with this fun spring, rainbow math activity for Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade.
Math with a Rainbow Abacus - a fun counting by 1s and 10s activity for Toddler Preschool Kindergarten and 1st Grade

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

FREE Springtime Sight Word Reader

Kids will have fun as they practice forming sentences and reading sight words with this free printable readers just for spring! This Sight Words reader from my Create-Your-Own Reader Series. This one is all about gardening in the spring and is perfect for Kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade kids.
FREE Sight Word Reader for spring. This is so cool because not only will kids practice key DOlch sight words, but they will practice making sentences as they cut and paste their sentences together into their own reader they can color! LOVE THIS! Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, homeschool

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Constellations Mini Book

Kids will have fun learning about stars when they realize all the neat pictures the stars make. This free printable constellations book is perfect for homeschooling kids in elementary school learning about our solar system.
FREE Constellations Mini Book - this free printable makes learning about stars fun for kids preschool, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, and more. This is great for a solar systems unit or science unit

Monday, February 15, 2016

Hungry Caterpillars Money Games

Help kids practice counting money with this really fun money game for kids! This free printable game inspired by The Hungry Caterpillar is appropriate for Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade kids.
Hungry Caterpillars Money Games - free printable game for preschool kindergarten 1st grade 2nd grade 3rd grade

Netflix for Children's Books

Have you ever heard of Farfaria? It is being called the netflix for children's books! Come take a peak at this remarkable program that allows you to pick from over 1000 ebooks for kids by interest and reading level!
Farfaria ebooks for kids ap with thousands of books arranged by theme with book level and grade level to pick just the right one
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Sunday, February 14, 2016

March Spelling Tests (freebie!)

Free printable March spelling test for homeschoolers in 1st-6th grade. Each spelling test is for  10, 15, or 20 words with dictation. 
Free March Spelling Test for Homeschoolesr K-6th Grade

Friday, February 12, 2016

Hershey Kiss Word Family Worksheets

Help kids practice word families with these fun, versatile Hershey Kiss Word Family Worksheets for Kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade kids.
FREE Hershey Kiss Word Family Worksheets - These are such a fun valentines day activity that helps Kindergarten, 1st grade and 2nd grade kids practice rhyming and word families. Love the hands on ideas!! (homeschool, center idea, language arts)

Thursday, February 11, 2016

5 Senses Unit

Come explore the sense of touch with us as part of our 5 senses unit. We explore some great books, videos, make an edible skin, hands on project and so much more. This is a great unit for Preschool, PreK, Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade kids.

FREE Five Senses Unit for preschool, kindergarten, homeschool - so many fun, hands on science activities for kids to explore taste, smell, see, hear, and feel. GREAT IDEAS!

Shadow - Art & Science Lesson

Kids will enjoy exploring the shadow of the sun with this fun, hands on, Sun Shadow Art and Science Lesson for Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade kids. Great for year round on a sunny day!
Sun Shadows Art & Science Lesson - this is such a fun, colorful kids activities that kids will love (science, preschool, kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade)

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

30 St. Patrick's Day Crafts, Activities, and Snacks

Saint Patrick's Day is coming! Are you planning any fun activities for your kids? If you need some ideas for inspiration, here are 30 St. Patrick's Day crafts, activities, and snacks - all collected just for you. Have fun celebrating!
St. Patrick's Day - 30 super clever and unique crafts for kids, St. patricks day kids activities, snacks and more (spring, preschool, march theme, kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade)

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Disneyland or Disney World?

Are you planning a disney vacation but not sure if you should go to Disneyland or Disney World? Well the parks are both great, but in very different ways. Here is what you need to know about the two very different Disney Parks.
Disneyland or Disney World - Planning a Disney vacation but not sure which park to visit? Here is everything you need to know to pick between Disneyland in California and Disney World in Florida. WOW!!! I had no idea they were so different!!  Great insight and comparison!!!!

Gilgamesh: The Revenge of Ishtar (A Hands on History Unit)

This is the third part of a four part Gilgamesh hands on history unit for children of all ages. Using a retelling of the Epic of Gilgamesh, your children will learn all about Ancient Mesopotamia in a very hands on enjoyable way.
Gilgamesh: The Revenge of Ishtar - This is a fantastic history unit for kids of all ages that will teach them the story of Gilgamesh as they learn about Ancient Mesopotamia through books, games, crafts, copywork, food, and more. (history, homeschooling, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade)

Monday, February 8, 2016

3 Ways to Take a Break While Homeschooling

Do you ever need to take a few minutes to yourself to relax, regroup, enjoy a book, or simply relax? Here are some easy ways to take a break while homeschooling?

Friday, February 5, 2016

Valentines Day Counting Cards

Valentine's Day is just around the corner! We've been hard at work learning to count to 10 with all of our themed counting cards. These free printable
FREE Valentines Day Counting Cards - these are such a fun way for toddler, preschool, and kindergarten age kids to practice counting to 10 while working on 1 to 1 correspondence

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Anti-Gravity Ping Pong Ball Science Experiment

To be fair, this experiment does not ACTUALLY defy gravity. (Anti-gravity is really just science fiction.) However, it definitely APPEARS to defy gravity. By combining this "anti-gravity" experiment with a couple other simple experiments involving a ping pong ball and air flow, kids will not only be amazed and impressed, but will learn a little about the science of air pressure as well.
Anti-Gravity Ping Pong Ball Science Experiment - kids will love this crazy, fun air pressure experiment! Great for elementary age kids (homeschool, science, kids activities, kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade)

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

FREE Beginning Sounds Clip it Cards

If your little ones are starting to learn how to sound out words, grab these free beginning sounds animal clip it cards. Great for Preschool and Kindergarten, they help kids with their fine motor skills, too!
Start sounding out words with these free beginning sounds animal clip it cards!

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Color Sorting Mitten Activity

Kids will have fun practicing sorting colors and improving fine motor skills with this Color Sorting Mitten Activity for Toddler, Preschool, and Kindergarten age kids.

Color Sorting Fine Motor Mitten Match for Preschoolers

Monday, February 1, 2016

Hundreds Chart Battleship

Make learning activities fun by turning them into games.  A great way to help your child master number recognition to 100 and number patterns is by playing battleship with numbers!  Your Kindergartener, 1st grade, 2nd grade, or 3rd grader will love this hands-on Hundreds Chart Battleship Game!
Hundreds Chart Battleship Math Games