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Spelling Tricky Words: How to Remember Desert...
Tips for Remembering How to Spell Tricky Words - one 's' or two? Dessert or desert? Here are a couple of clues to help you get it straight.
How Some Parents Set Up a Daily Schedule for...
Need help setting up your daily schedule? Homeschoolers generally have a lot of freedom in setting up their schedule, but it sometimes takes a while to find out what works best for your family.
Back to School Printables
Back to School Printables for you as you get started back to school.
Handling Homeschooling Requirements
Find out how homeschooling regulations work in the United States.
5 Steps to Beginning Homeschooling in North...
Homeschooling in North Carolina is not overly regulated, but there are a few edicts that everyone must follow. This article by Kerry Jones gives you the ins and outs of homeschooling in North Carolina.
10 Things to Consider Before Deciding to...
Is homeschool for you? Making the decision to homeschool is usually very difficult and not one to be taken lightly. It is a personal decision that I can't make for you, but maybe I can help you think it through. Consider these things in making your decision to homeschool.
Homeschool Record Keeping Forms
Here are the printable forms that I've used in my own homeschooling and in homeschool support groups. These are for your personal use or use in your homeschool support group.
Free Printable Worksheets, Projects, and Forms
Printable worksheets for your students. Add these free printable worksheets, activity pages and coloring pages to your homeschool day for variety and fun.
6 Ways to Keep Your Kids Learning All Summer
Homeschoolers don't always take the summer off, but they can still switch gears.
How To Figure a Percentage and Letter Grade of...
A simple how to on figuring a percentage and letter grade of an assignment or test.
Science Worksheets and Coloring Pages You Can...
Add these free printable science worksheets and coloring pages to your homeschool day to reinforce science knowledge and for variety and fun.
What You Need to Know Before You Start...
Homeschooling Basics (101) covers ten basic steps to have a successful beginning in homeschooling. Find information on homeschool curriculum, support groups and homeschool laws, record keeping and other beginning resources.
Check Out These Geography Worksheets on All 50...
Free geography worksheets for your students. Add these free printable geography worksheets to your homeschool day to reinforce geography skills and for variety and fun.
10 Positive Reasons To Homeschool
The reasons why people choose to homeschool go way beyond their opinion of traditional school options.
Check Out These Health, Safety, and Nutrition...
Free physical education, health, safety and nutrition worksheets for your students. Add these free printable health, safety and nutrition worksheets to your homeschool day for variety and fun.
History Worksheets on Everything from Medieval...
Add these free printable history worksheets to your homeschool day to reinforce history knowledge and for variety and fun.
Print Out This Coloring Book About the Letter...
My A Book - Letter A Coloring Book. Print the pages, color and assemble into a book.
How to Help Your Kids Work on Their Own
Learning to work on your own is a skill all children need to develop as they get older. Here are tips that encourage students towards independent learning.
2014 Calendar Year - Printable Coloring Calendar
Bring in the new year with this January 2014 Coloring Calendar to keep track of your commitments and social life.
Youth Basketball
Philosphy - to offer the participants a high quality program that will teach the basic fundamentals, offensive and defensive philosophy, sportsmanship of the game, and to have all participants learn to respect their coaches, officials, and rules. Recreation is an important element in life and can help an individual develop mentally as well as physically.
Cheap (and Free!) Homeschool Curriculum
Looking for some low-cost basic teaching materials? Here are some suggestions.
Typical Course of Study - Jr. High/High School
Annotated course of study for Jr. High/High School. Find links to sites to help you cover the material and/or check mastery of 12th Grade skills.
Top 10 Magazines for Preschoolers
Here are some magazines for your younger kids. Even the little ones love to get magazines every month. These magazines are designed for babies, toddlers and early learners.
Homeschooling Kindergarten
Tips and suggestions for homeschooling your kindergartener. It should be a fun time.
5 Handwriting Worksheets for Every Letter of...
Handwriting worksheets for each letter. There are 5 different printable pages for 2 styles of writing. The first five are Zaner Bloser style, the next five are D'Nealian style. Print the handwriting worksheets, write the letters and color the pictures.
Our Homeschool Schedule
Our Homeschool Schedule - Kindergarten Schedule. We officially homeschool my 6 year old son. Our learning weeks run from Friday through Tuesday, as I work Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Typical Course of Study - 8th Grade
Annotated course of study for 8th Grade. Find links to sites to help you cover the material and/or check mastery of 8th Grade skills.
Homeschool Curriculum Guide - Phonics Programs
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Spelling Tricky Words
We're all familiar with the "i before e, except after c" spelling rule; but what about the exceptions?
Typical Course of Study
Annotated links for the typical course of study for 9th Grade Science to help you cover each topic and check mastery of that skill.
What is Homeschooling?
Find out what homeschooling is, who does it, and how it works.
My Kindergarten Portfolio
My Kindergarten Portfolio - My Kindergarten Portfolio Cover Page. Print the Kindergarten Portfolio Cover Page, color and add to portfolio.
10 Activities That Will Teach Your Child to...
There are 5 different pages for 2 styles of writing. The first five are Zaner Bloser style, the next five are D'Nealian style.
7 Surprising Things About Homeschooling
Homeschooling is more mainstream than you think -- but it's still very different from traditional school.
10 Worksheets That Will Teach Your Child Basic...
Geography Printables - Geography Wordsearch. Print the Geography Word Search and find the Geography related words.
Typical Course of Study - 7th Grade
Annotated course of study for 7th Grade. Find links to sites to help you cover the material and/or check mastery of 7th Grade skills.
Labor Day Printables
Labor Day Printables - Labor Day Wordsearch. Print the Labor Day Word Search and find the Labor Day related words.
Celebrate Independence Day
The history and origin of Independence Day for homeschooling families. Learn about Independence Day and take a quiz.
What made you decide to homeschool?
The decision to homeschool is a personal one and usually a difficult one. Families choose to homeschool for many different reasons. Read the responses from the forum and then share your story with us.
Typical Course of Study - 9th Grade
Annotated course of study for 9th Grade. Find links to sites to help you cover the material and/or check mastery of 9th Grade skills.
Elephant Babies
Unit study on Elephants. A baby elephant is called a calf. It weighs about 250 pounds at birth and stands about three feet tall.
Homeschool Teacher Qualifications
Homeschool Teacher Qualifications Beyond the statistics, when someone talks about homeschooling, usually two points come up. The first is whether the parent is qualified to teach their child, and the second and possibly biggest question to homeschoolers everywhere is about socialization. Page 3.
9 Creative Ideas for Teaching a Child to Tell...
Here are creative ideas for teaching children how to tell time. Judy clocks are a good tool to use, but homeschoolers offer other ideas.
State Information - State Unit Studies
State Information Form for State Unit Studies.: state motto state flower information state flag state state bird
How to Dry Flowers
An easy step by step method for drying flowers. A great how-to project for all ages.
Shark Printables
Shark Printables - Shark Wordsearch. Print the Shark Word Search and find the Shark related words.
The Only Homeschooling Advice You'll Ever Need
All my homeschooling advice, boiled down into five thoughts.
13 Abe Lincoln Games and Activities for...
Abraham Lincoln Printables - Abraham Lincoln Wordsearch. Print the Abraham Lincoln Word Search and find the Abraham Lincoln related words.
Typical Course of Study - 10th Grade
Annotated course of study for 10th Grade. Find links to sites to help you cover the material and/or check mastery of 10th Grade skills.
Let's Play Store Kit
Let's Play Store - Pretend Play Kit. Let's Play Store is a fun kit to encourage your kids to pretend play. Kids love to pretend and they love to play Store. These pages are designed to spark creativity and make playing Store fun. Children will practice writing skills, spelling, math, and have a lot of fun.
Let's Play Restaurant Kit
Let's Play Restaurant - Pretend Play Kit. Let's Play Restaurant is a fun kit to encourage your kids to pretend play. Kids love to pretend and they love to play restaurant. These pages are designed to spark creativity and make playing restaurant fun. Children will practice writing skills, spelling, math, and have a lot of fun.
Fun Language Arts Worksheets on Vocabulary,...
Free language arts worksheets for your students. Add these free printable language arts worksheets to your homeschool day to reinforce language arts skills and for variety and fun.
Typical Course of Study - Kindergarten
Annotated course of study for Kindergarten. Find links to sites to help you cover the material and/or check mastery of Kindergarten skills.
10 Worksheets That Will Teach Your Child the...
Dental Health Printables - Dental Health Wordsearch. Print the Dental Health Word Search and find the Dental Health related words.
Typical Course of Study - Preschool
Annotated course of study for Preschool. Find links to sites to help you cover the material and/or check mastery of Preschool skills.
About Me and My Family
About Me and My Family - story by Timothy. Timothy is my 7 year old grandson. I had him test out the Kidspiration program for me. He loved the program.
Earthquake Printables
Earthquake Printables - Earthquake Wordsearch. Print the Earthquake Word Search and find the Earthquake related words.
Physical Education for Homeschool Kids
Parents have lots of options for teaching physical education and helping kids stay fit and healthy.
Labor Day Quiz
How much do you know about Labor Day?: johnny appleseed fundays calendar labor day calendars quiz
Typical Course of Study - 1st Grade
Annotated course of study for 1st Grade. Find links to sites to help you cover the material and/or check mastery of 1st Grade skills.
Legal Information by State
Assistance in understanding the homeschooling laws and legalities for your state. Find legal information and homeschool support groups for each state.
Can You Begin Homeschooling Your Child Mid-Year?
Can I Begin Homeschooling Mid-year? Tips for taking your child out of school.
Typical Course of Study - 3rd Grade
Annotated course of study for 3rd Grade. Find links to sites to help you cover the material and/or check mastery of 3rd Grade skills.
Typical Course of Study - 5th Grade
Annotated course of study for 5th Grade. Find links to sites to help you cover the material and/or check mastery of 5th Grade skills.
Homeschool Physical Education Ideas
Physical Education can be more than the typical sports and exercise routines. Try some of these ideas to get your kids up and moving and enjoying it!
Free or Cheap Summer Movies for Kids
Free or Cheap Summer Movies for Kids. These theaters offer free or cheap movies for kids during the summer. With money being spread so thin these days, these movies are sure to be a hit. Check out your local theaters and see what's offered in your neighborhood.
9 Worksheets That Will Teach Your Child About...
World War II Printables - World War II Wordsearch. Print the World War II Word Search and find the World War II related words.
Typical Course of Study - 2nd Grade
Annotated course of study for 2nd Grade. Find links to sites to help you cover the material and/or check mastery of 2nd Grade skills.
Every Day Is a Holiday with This Special...
Celebrate a holiday or special day every day in January with recipes, crafts, games and lots more fun things to do.
Parts of the Microscope Printables
Parts of the Microscope Printables - Label the Microscope Worksheet. Label the parts of the microscope. Page 8.
Typical Course of Study - 6th Grade
Annotated course of study for 6th Grade. Find links to sites to help you cover the material and/or check mastery of 6th Grade skills.
Science Report Forms
Print the Science Experiment Form and record the materials, question, hypothesis and method of your experiment. Page 5.
Learn Basic Musical Terms with These 10 Printouts
Music Basics Printables - Music Basics Wordsearch. Print the Music Basics Word Search and find the Music Basics related words.
My Memory Book
My Memory Book - All About Me. Print the My Memory Book All About Me page, color and add to portfolio. Page 2.
Here's The Truth About Homeschooling
Forget the hype -- find out what homeschooling is really all about.
Shopping for a Curriculum? Here's What To Look...
If you're thinking about an all-in-one curriculum, here are some points to keep in mind.
Typical Course of Study - 11th Grade
Annotated course of study for 11th Grade. Find links to sites to help you cover the material and/or check mastery of 11th Grade skills.
10 Worksheets to Teach Your Child Basic Weather...
Weather Printables - Weather Wordsearch. Print the Weather Word Search and find the Weather related words.
9 Worksheets to Teach Your Child About the...
Solar System Printables - Solar System Wordsearch. Print the Solar System Word Search and find the Solar System related words.
Newton's Laws of Motion Printables
Print the Newton's Laws of Motion Word Search and find the Newton's Laws of Motion related words. Page 3.
One-Stop Guide For New Homeschoolers
Advice and information especially for new homeschoolers.
State Unit Studies
State Unit Studies to learn the geography and facts about each state.
6 Learning Tools to Use Instead of Textbooks
Non-traditional learning tools build skills beyond passive reading -- and they're a lot more fun.
9 Creative Ideas for Teaching Kids About Money
Teaching money is the perfect candidate for hands-on learning. Get out the real thing, use play money, or even make your own, but the more realistic the better.
Teach Kids Organization With a Homeschool...
A homeschool schedule can be a useful tool to help kids learn the art of organizing their time.
No-Stress Homeschool Record Keeping
Many parents find the thought of record keeping intimidating. It doesn't have to be. Here are some shortcuts
What Homeschooling Really Looks Like
See that parent and child bent over a workbook? If that's your idea of homeschooling, think again.
6 Tips for College Success
Tips to help homeschoolers get the most out of their college experience.
Fire Prevention Printables
Fire Prevention Printables - Fire Prevention Wordsearch. Print the Fire Prevention Word Search and find the Fire Prevention related words.
State Information Form for state unit studies
State Information Form for State Unit Studies
Musical Instruments Printables
Musical Instruments Printables - Musical Instruments Wordsearch. Print the Musical Instruments Word Search and find the Musical Instruments related words.
Let's Play Library Kit
Let's Play Library - Library Cards and Bookmarks. Print Let's Play Library - Library Cards and Bookmarks. Page 2.
How to Learn Your ABCs with Crayons
Make the alphabet coloring pages to make a coloring book for each letter of the alphabet. Each letter has a cover page and 9 alphabet coloring pages. Print the alphabet coloring pages and bind together to make each book.
Newton's Laws of Motion
Learn about Newton's Laws of Motion with these printable pages, games and projects.
Tips for Learning a Foreign Language at Home
Homeschooling lets students start learning foreign language earlier and choose from more languages than public school students.
State Unit Study - Alabama
State Unit Study to learn the geography, state symbols and facts about Alabama.
Starting the Year off Right Series
Back to School help - starting the year off right series and getting started in homeschooling.
Homeschooling in New York State
Homeschooling in New York? Here's what it's really like.
Magnets Printables
Print the Magnets Word Search and find the magnet related words.
Do I Need to Buy a Curriculum?
Find alternatives to traditional (and often expensive) homeschool curriculum and custom-design your child's learning experience.
How to Avoid the "Mommy Grade" Stigma
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5 Best Blogs About Learning
Some blogs to make you think about the shape of education in the United States and around the world.
Alabama State Symbol Quiz
Alabama symbols quiz for State Unit Study.: alabama state symbols hands on geography quiz test state symbol test your knowledge
State Unit Study - Georgia
State Unit Study to learn the geography, state symbols and facts about Georgia.
Online Physical Education
Online physical education programs are an option available to homeschoolers as well as public school students.
8 Worksheets That Will Teach Your Child Basic...
Rocks Printables - Rocks Wordsearch. Print the Rocks Word Search and find the Rocks related words.
Bees Printables
Bees Printables - Bees Wordsearch. Bees are a very useful insect. They spread pollen from flower to flower. Many crops depend on bees for fertilization. Learn more about bees with these new printable pages.
Eat Your Vegetables Printables
Eat Your Vegetables Printables - Eat Your Vegetables Wordsearch. Print the Eat Your Vegetables Word Search and find the Vegetable related words.
Typical Course of Study with Annotated Links
Typical course of study with annotated links for Preschool to 12th grade. Find help for covering each topic and check mastery of that skill.
Civil War Printables
Civil War Printables - Civil War Wordsearch. Print the Civil War Word Search and find the Civil War related words.
Typical Course of Study - 4th Grade
Annotated course of study for 4th Grade. Find links to sites to help you cover the material and/or check mastery of 4th Grade skills.
Find Worksheets for Math, Language Arts, and More
Free math worksheets for your students. Add these free printable math worksheets to your homeschool day to reinforce math skills and for variety and fun.
11 George Washington Games and Activities for...
George Washington Printables - George Washington Wordsearch. Print the George Washington Word Search and find the George Washington related words.
Homeschooling in Canada
Homeschooling information by province. Find legal information and support groups for each province.
5 Quick-Start Homeschooling Tips
Steps to take when you're just starting to homeschool.
Native Americans of North America Printables
Native Americans of North America Printables - Native American Wordsearch. Print the Native American Word Search and find the Native Americans related words.
Homeschool Preschool Activities
These homeschool preschool ideas were shared in the About Homeschooling Forum by Dad's Kid. She does not homeschool her own children, but teaches in a private preschool/extended day care program. She provides these fun activities for our little ones to enjoy at home.
Homeschooling Subject by Subject
Ideas to help you teach traditional academic subjects to all ages.
How to Describe What You Do in "Educationese"
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North Carolina state unit study - facts and...
A State Unit Study about North Carolina: north carolina maps north carolina history hands on geography study quiz quiz test
May Day - November Fundays
Special Days and Holidays Trombones 1st in U.S. - November 15 History of the Trombone The Brass (Click
Course of Study - Geography
Annotated links for the typical course of study to help you cover each topic and check mastery of that skill. Homeschooling Geography - Course of Study - Basic Geography Terms.
6 Dr. Seuss Activities You Can Print Out
Theodor Seuss Geisel Printables - Theodor Seuss Geisel Wordsearch. Print the Theodor Seuss Geisel Word Search and find the Seuss related words.
Medieval Times
Annotated links for the typical course of study to help you cover each topic and check mastery of that skill. History - Medieval Times.
6 Reasons to Try Homeschooling Instead of...
Making the decision to homeschool isn't as scary as it seems -- especially when kids are young.
Special Needs Forms
Print the Weekly Food Diary and use to track your child's diet. This will help to notice any patterns in behavior and food allergies. Page 2.
Kids Surveys
Would you like to take a survey? Well, actually, would your kids like to take a survey? Or make their own survey? What's their favorite Disney Princess, Star Wars character, Wiggles character, or...they can come up with their own survey.
Hawaii Printables
Hawaii Printables - Hawaii Crossword Puzzle. Print the Hawaii Crossword Puzzle and solve the puzzle. Page 3.
Calvary Chapel of Placentia
School:________________________ 20 ___ -___ Progress Report   Student ________________ ___________________
Pioneer Life Printables
Pioneer Life Printables - Pioneer Life Wordsearch. Print the Pioneer Life Word Search and find the Pioneer Life related words.
State Unit Study - Texas
State Unit Study to learn the geography, state symbols and facts about Texas.
Fairy Tales Printables
Fairy Tales Printables - Fairy Tales Wordsearch. Print the Fairy Tales Word Search and find the Fairy Tales related words.
Skateboarding Printables
Skateboarding Printables - Skateboarding Coloring Page. Print the Skateboarding Coloring Page and color the picture. Page 8.
Special Days and Holidays
October special days and holidays. Learn all about Fire Prevention and celebrate with some fun activities.
Simple Machines Printables
Simple Machines Printables - Simple Machines Wordsearch. Print the Simple Machines Word Search and find the Simple Machines related words.
Medieval Times Printables
Medieval Times Printables - Medieval Times Wordsearch. Print the Medieval Times Word Search and find the Medieval Times related words.
How To Keep Records For Your Homeschooled Child
A simple how to on keeping records for homeschooling. It is important to keep good records of your child's homeschooled years.
Georgia State Symbol Quiz
Georgia symbols quiz for State Unit Study.: georgia state symbols hands on geography georgia unit quiz test state symbol
Astronomy and Space Exploration Printables
Astronomy and Space Exploration is an exciting topic to explore in your homeschooling science studies. Kids love to learn about the planets in our solar system, space exploration and scientific discovery. Use these free printable worksheets, activity pages and coloring pages to enrich your homeschool Astronomy and Space Exploration studies.
10 Things You Can Do To Help Your Kids Learn
There are many ways to encourage learning outside a classroom.
My B Book
My B Book - Letter B Coloring Book. Print the pages, color and assemble into a book.
Handmade Cards
Create beautiful handmade cards with the supplies and instructions in this Klutz kit. Klutz Handmade Cards includes everything you need to make your own handmade cards.
Trains Coloring Book
Trains Coloring Book - print the pdf pictures and bind together to make a Trains Coloring Book. Engine coloring page and color the picture.
Louisiana Printables
Louisiana Printables - Louisiana Draw and Write. Print the Louisiana Draw and Write page and draw a picture and write about your drawing. Page 6.
Typical Course of Study - 12th Grade
Annotated course of study for 12th Grade. Find links to sites to help you cover the material and/or check mastery of 12th Grade skills.
China Printables
China Printables - China Wordsearch. Print the China Word Search and find the China related words.
Presidents of the United States Worksheets and...
Free printable worksheets for your students. Learn about the Presidents of the United States with these free printable Presidents worksheets and coloring pages.
State Unit Study - Florida
State Unit Study to learn the geography, state symbols and facts about Florida.
State Unit Study Forms
These State Unit Studies were created to help students learn the geography of the United States and learn factual information about every state. Complete the units and create a United States notebook. Print the United States map and color each state as you study it. Keep the map at the front of your notebook for use with each state.
You Can Do It! Teach Your Kids to Read
Help your child break the code and explore the mysteries of the written word.
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