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Posts Tagged ‘ holidays ’

Car Games

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Road Trip Car Games For Kids By Ann Zeise Playing car games with kids can make a long road trip both pleasant and educational. Print this out to take along! Looking out the window, searching for objects can also help prevent car sickness. Keep the games light and fun. It isn’t winning that matters here, it...
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Halloween Party Sounds Playlist

Get some spooky music and sounds to help set the mood for your Halloween.
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Lucky You, You’re Homeschooling!

Lucky You, You’re Homeschooling!

Let the shamrock remind you that the strange and unusual are lucky. Yes, to many, we homeschoolers are like shamrocks: rare, and a bit "freaky."
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Christmas Story Luke 2

And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed. (And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.) And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city.And Joseph also went up from Galilee,...
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Halloween Spook School

Welcome to our homeschool for little spooks. Our haunted house needs to meet all the state requirements for being a haunted homeschool on Halloween.
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Independence Day has a Double Meaning for Homeschoolers

Independence Day has a Double Meaning for Homeschoolers

Not only is it a day to celebrate our country's independence from tyranny, but also our own family's liberation into homeschooling.
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Valentine’s Day Unit Study

Valentine's Day projects: crafts, logic, geometry, crossword puzzles, and science experiments.

Valentine's Day projects: crafts, logic, geometry, crossword puzzles, and science experiments.
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I need ideas for fun educational activities

Questions and Answers with Ann This Week’s Q&A Question:  I need ideas for fun educational activities that I can plan on during the year as holidays and breaks arise…. Answer: Playing and learning come together beautifully around holidays and breaks and honestly, everyday! Many games can be played around an educational theme and arts and...
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The Twelve Math Days of Christmas

The Twelve Math Days of Christmas – Easy As Pi! By Susan Jarema, Googol Learning The holidays are here, the kids are at home and families are spending more time together. Here’s your chance to make your family time a learning time by incorporating math into your busy holiday schedule. Math can be found...
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Gory Goodies – Halloween Recipes

Gory Goodies – Halloween Recipes

*This post contains affiliate links. Items purchased through our links may earn us a commission. Gory Goodies Drinks Dips, Snacks, & Appetizers Breads Main Dishes Desserts Other Good Ideas   Drinks Witches Brew This makes a nice foaming drink. In a clear punch bowl mix equal parts blue kool-aid and lemon-lime pop. Add some...
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Crystal Making At Home

Directions for making crystals using Epson Salts, pipe cleaners, and a straight-sided container. Take 3 weeks to form. Other crystal recipes, too.
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Mom Guilt

Mothers Day – Feeling Guilty? By Ann Zeise and Carol Moxley Another Mother’s Day.  This homeschooling mom can’t help wondering if her family truly appreciates and understands the direction she has chosen for her life. Sometimes a bit of guilt seeps into her otherwise positive outlook: could she have done more? I know what...
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Motherhood – Smarter or More Anxious?

Motherhood – Smarter or More Anxious?

So Which Is It? By Ann Zeise Two books have come out recently just in time for Mother’s Day 2005. One claims that motherhood makes us to be more anxious and the other claims motherhood makes us women smarter. Does one necessarily preclude the other? I have finished Perfect Madness and am about a...
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Christmas Gift Tags With Hints

Homeschooling During the Holidays

One of the traditions my husband brought from his family was to add a hint or riddle about the gift on the gift tag. There’s seldom enough room to do this on most commercial gift tags, so I’ve made some larger ones here.
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