Friday Freebie: Penmanship Print Font

Do you know about the wonderful free font that helps you create writing papers for your kids? It is called Penmanship Print font. Use this to create blank lines

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Fun Games for Your Homeschool and What They Teach

We love games: board games, card games, and more! On those days when no one feels up for a formal math lesson (or the days when I need a

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Hands-On Kindergarten Math with Goldilocks and Friends

If there is one story that my kids love to return to over and over again it is Goldilocks and the Three Bears.  I added these favorite Goldilocks

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Homeschooling Kindergarten

It is time to start thinking about Back to School. For those of us who homeschool it is actually back to homeschool time! Are you getting overwhelmed at

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Around the World with Beautiful Feet Books: A Review

Ever since my son and I began studying the History of Science with Beautiful Feet Books last year, I’ve been on the lookout for something similar that will

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SkipBo for Kindergarten Math Learning

We play games for kindergarten this year. It’s the new normal. I’ve learned to adjust my expectations of Kindergarten learning. When Raisin was in kindergarten, he, as my first

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Compound Words Activities: Pre-Reading Skills

Before a young reader can parse together phonemes to form a word, they have hear the parts of the words. Hearing the parts of compound words and blending

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Go, Cubs, Go! Early Reader Freebie

I have a one track mind this week: Cubs baseball! My maternal grandparents lived most of their lives in Chicagoland. Grandpa always expected a Cubs World Series victory

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Three Ideas for How to Homeschool Kindergarten

When parents decide to homeschool their kindergarten-aged child, they may not know just where to begin! It is all new! They have made the decision but are easily

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Unschooling Science

When I joined my homeschooling groups last year to begin this wonderful journey, I found that the first questions from other homeschoolers seems to be “what type of

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Curriculum and Schedule for a Gifted Five-Year-Old (plus an Infant)

When I decided to homeschool this year, it was about this time last year. My baby was newborn and my son was in a local private preschool. He

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