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School Shopping at the Nut House and Missing Homeschool Days

I started school shopping the other day, and realized that I have an entire hallway of school supplies. We still have our entire library from homeschooling, and much of the curriculum. We had to stop homeschooling 5 years ago, and I still miss the days when we all sat in the classroom together as...
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Cool Country Report: Fill-in Poster FREE from Scholastic.com

Country Report Homeschool Georgaphy

Head on over to Scholastic.com to get a free one page printout for a Country Report. This looks like it will be good for middle elementary kids ages 8-10. It includes simple topics for maps, popular foods, local animals, facts, and more. Introduce a different culture and help strengthen your child’s writing skills, all...
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Homeschool Lapbooks for Science and US History

Weather Lapbook Homeschool Science Lesson

This Weather Express Lapbook is on sale at CurrClick for only $1.00! It is normally $8.00, this is such a great deal for an addition to a weather science lesson. This lapbook is good for all ages, this is awesome for our family, I can print this off for all 5 of my kids....
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I Wish I Knew That: U.S. Presidents, Cool Stuff You Need To Know FREE on Kindle

US Presidents Cool Stuffy You Need to Know

I found this fun Kindle book getting ready for some new homeschool lessons for Presidents Day. Our Presidents Day lesson usually focuses on our early Presidents, but when the kids start asking me for information about other Presidents we get distracted and end up pulling out our Presidents cards, searching on the interwebs, and...
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One Times Table Multiplication Cards FREE on Kindle

Kindle Mulitplication Times One Free

This is such a simple and fun homeschool lesson for the little ones. While the big kids are doing lessons, I can quickly go through and give the littles a quick math lesson on my computer too. Since I can see this on my phone as well, this is a fun time waster while...
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Lego Math Practice: A Homeschool Lesson with Free Printable

We all know how obsessed my kids are with Legos, all five of them! My oldest, Wing Nut has hated Math for years. It is a never ending struggle in our homeschool day. I catch him playing with Legos when he is supposed to be doing Math. Then I saw a fun Lego Math...
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52 Weeks of Handwriting: Blue

We started our 52 Weeks Of Handwriting today. We had a full day of lessons already planned, with a few left over from Tuesday that should have been done yesterday after Classical Conversations co-op. I always have plans of keeping up the momentum after CC and use our short afternoon to catch up, or...
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52 Weeks of Handwriting

We have been making our handwriting worksheets with StartWrite for the past couple of years. Mostly I make up worksheets with the spelling words that are in the current spelling lesson for the kids. With the younger kids, I make up worksheets to reinforce learning money, telling time, colors, important phone numbers, or our...
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A Homeschool Lesson to Blow Your Mind: Interactive Scale of the Universe

Interactive Scale of the Universe

My oldest, Wing Nut is 11, and is constantly trying to wrap his head around things like traveling close enough to the speed of light to travel in time, how big the universe actually is, wondering why it would take so long to terraform Mars, or how come we don’t feel the earth moving...
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Dinosaurs For Kids at KidsDinos

Dinosaurs For Kids at KidsDinos.com

We love the Dinosaurs For Kids website. It has information about hundreds of different Dinosaurs in their Dino-Database, has a simple explanation of Palaeontology, and a fun way to memorize dinos with online flashcards, along with several other fun games for getting to know dinos.   KidsDinos.com – Dinosaurs For Kids. Learn about dinosaurs...
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PreSchool Scissors Practice – Fun Friday Photos

PreSchool Scissors Practice

I wish I could remember where I got the worksheets for the scissor practice! I would like to see if there are more patterns to cut. I might just have to take a few minutes and make more myself.     Honey Nut and Wee Nut have made dozens of little scraps this afternoon...
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Free Online Educational Games for Early Learning

Our family is definitely an electronic one! We have been using the LeapFrop learning systems for years. We have been through the Leapster TV, ClickStart, every handheld system, including the newest LeapPad GS, and have several Tag readers. Like many kids, our kids learn to use the computer as they are learning to walk...
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Free Wall-e Coloring and Activity Pages

My kids love Wall-e: Waste Allocation Load Lifter Earth-Class. Wall-e is considered a classic at The Nut House, for years that was all my oldest son talked about…all day long, every day, for months and months. He never seemed to tire of Wall-e. Wing Nut has passed on that wonderful obsession to his younger...
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