Winter Activities

Birch Trees on a Snowy Day “Resist Art”

You will need: 2” or wider painter’s tape or masking tape Small blank white canvas or canvas panels (samples  were done on 8”x 10” panels) Toothpick or fork Blue paint (liquid watercolor, acrylic,  or tempera paint) Silver paint Black magic marker Shaving cream (the cheap local dollar store brand is […]

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Winter Homeschool Printables 

I don’t know about you, but sometimes it can seem a little difficult to keep up momentum during those long winter days. The plunging temperatures make it much harder to spend as much time outdoors and it’s easy to find yourself in just a little bit of a rut. I’m […]

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Valentine’s Day Printable Activities

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! It is a great time to show all our loved ones just how much we care about them. But we also think it’s perfect for injecting a little fun into our everyday homeschooling. If you are looking for ways to incorporate Valentine’s Day […]

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Earth Rotation Activity

Why ARE days shorter in Winter? To answer that question, we need to learn some things about our planet Earth. Planet Earth spins on an axis that is tilted (about 23.5 degrees).  The Earth makes a complete rotation on its axis every 24 hours, while it revolves around the sun, […]

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Penguin Craft & Worksheet

The long days of winter can be cold and rather claustrophobic! Break up your days with this fun Penguin craft & worksheet (after all, Penguins know all about living in the cold!). Plus it’s a great way to tie together the penguin section of books at your local library. The […]

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Winter Bird Activities

Winter’s a great time for people to observe birds but it can be a tough season for the birds! Some species have left for warmer climates, but a few remain to brave out the cold. For the birds who don’t fly south, such as the Blue Jay, Black-Capped Chickadee, Nuthatch, […]

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Snow Activities

Did you know?  Snowflakes are formed from individual snow crystals. Snow crystals are not frozen raindrops.  Frozen raindrops are what we call “sleet”. Snow crystals are formed when water vapor in the air freezes into ice without first converting to liquid water. Snow crystals start out as simple hexagon shaped prisms. […]

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