Original activities with printables to help you celebrate what makes each season special (indoors and out!)

 

  • Spring Nature Study Printables

    Winter is fading away and spring is upon us. Hooray! This time of year brings with it some unique opportunities for homeschoolers to create new learning experiences.  All around us there are trees in bloom, birds swooping in to feed their hatchlings, and critters running to and fro. So, to […]

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  • Hat & Mittens Printable Activity

    Here is a fun winter themed visual for math and phonics! You will need: Hat and Mitten templateNumeral/symbol/letter templateCrayons, colored pencils, or markersGlue or tapePoster board or large construction paper Directions: Have your students decorate and color the large hat and mittens as desired.   Cut out the images and […]

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  • 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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