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Winter Math Activities. Koch Snowflake The Koch Snowflake is an example of an iterative drawing as each successive stage begins with the previous stage.

Winter Math Activities

The Koch snowflake begins with an equilateral triangle. Wrapping gifts. Do we cripple students by feeding them the necessary measurements and expecting them to just plug their data into a formula?

Wrapping gifts

Engage your class in real life problem solving and development of mathematical ideas. In this activity, Brian asks students to figure out what facts that they might need, deduce those facts from the images, and make some good estimations in order to predict the amount of wrapping paper necessary to wrap a couple of gifts. Resurrection Day Printables - In All You Do. Printable Easter Worksheets: Cursive Handwriting Practice. Beyond the Bunny- Christ-Centered Easter Tradition Ideas. **UPDATE - Are you looking for Christ-Centered Easter Activities and Traditions?

Beyond the Bunny- Christ-Centered Easter Tradition Ideas

Check out THIS POST for my latest collection as well as a FREE Printable to celebrate our risen Lord all April long! ** With all the bunnies and baby chicks hopping around these days, it’s hard to keep our Happy Homes focused on what truly matters this Easter season. Like Jesus. And what He did for us. Here is a collection of simple Easter Traditions that will point your Happy Buddies’ hearts beyond the bunny. :-) Click Image for Idea #1 – Resurrection Rolls I had the best time sharing these magical Resurrection Rolls last year with the Happy Buddy and a few of his friends. If you haven’t seen this recipe yet – I encourage you to go check it out RIGHT NOW. What a beautiful (and delicious) way to share the Gospel message. :-)

Free Exodus/ Passover Lapbook : Heart of Wisdom Lesson Plans. Below you can download eleven free booklets to tell Passover story from Moses Birth to the First Passover.

Free Exodus/ Passover Lapbook : Heart of Wisdom Lesson Plans

Glue the booklets in to a FIle Folder to create a lapbook. Bible lessons links to go with each booklet are at the bottom of this post. Booklet Cover A Family Guide to the Biblical Holidays. A Valentine’s Day Activity. Valentine’s Day is tomorrow!

A Valentine’s Day Activity

Here’s an idea for an afternoon of activities that will help you celebrate, while you also teach your children about love. Listed below are ten different portions of 1 Corinthians 13. Each portion has been assigned a related gift or activity. In italics, ideas are given to help you explain the reason for each gift.

Copy each portion of 1 Corinthians 13, as they are listed below. Do this with all ten gifts/activities. Free Valentine Lessons: A Lovely Afternoon of Art & Music - Home - Homegrown Learners. Romantic Music - what image does that conjure in your mind?

Free Valentine Lessons: A Lovely Afternoon of Art & Music - Home - Homegrown Learners

Love stories, drama, "KISSING" (in the words of my nine year old son!) , strong emotions? From 1830-1900, music became increasingly expressive and inventive, departing from the much more rigid forms of the preceding Classical era. Famous composers of this era include Tchaikovsky, Mahler, Brahms, and Verdi. To celebrate Valentine's Day, I've put together a free Romantic SQUILT lesson - based on the Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet by Tchaikovsky. My eBay All Selling. Groundhog Day Pancakes - The Joys of Boys. Printable End of the Year Time Capsule Questions. Printable End of the Year Time Capsule Questions…whoa, that’s a mouthful!

Printable End of the Year Time Capsule Questions

(Not to be confused with the Printable End of School Time Capsule Questions which are every bit as fun, but geared toward capturing the school year.) But trust, me it’s totally worth it. I asked my almost-four-year-old the time capsule questions during dinner tonight and it was a lovely blend of funny, sweet, and informative. I discovered that her favorite food is “Vegetables, because I tried them and I liked them.” Her favorite thing is “Playing with you because it’s my favorite and I love you.”

New Year's Bible Lesson, New Year. New Commitments: The beginning of the New Year is the perfect time to talk with children about setting goals!

New Year's Bible Lesson, New Year

Not only do we make resolutions, but we must make a plan for how to reach our goals. * Memory Verse: (...) Let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. FREE Christmas Gifts from Friends and Heroes! You can share the Christmas story in your church, school or home using our FREE Nativity music video.

FREE Christmas Gifts from Friends and Heroes!

Based on the song He chose the Shepherds, from our music CD What about Love? 3 Dinosaurs - 12 Days of Christmas Pack. Nativity Scene. I have always wanted to make a LEGO® creche, but the camels' knees were giving me trouble.

Nativity Scene

After doing those, the rest followed smoothly. Here is what I came up with. CAMELS Sitting and standing camels. For the standing one, you need lots of yellow wine glasses in the knobbly knees! Instructions here. SHEEP The instruction sheet contains some more variations. SHEPHERDS I wanted to make some shepherds sitting around the fire in different poses. THREE WISE MEN Balthasar, Melchior and Caspar, each with their own regional but oriental variation. OX AND ASS The donkey is especially sweet and can wag its tail. Holiday Baking as Homeschool Curriculum. For almost every homeschool family, the holidays make for copious amounts of time spent in the kitchen whipping up holiday treats and goodies for the festive functions this time of year brings. Homeschooling during the holidays can feel incredibly overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be that way. With a little creativity and patience, you can relax and let the homeschool lessons be taught by gingerbread men and candy canes.

This year, let your holiday baking be the homeschool curriculum! Here are a few ideas to get you started: History LessonsHistory of the cookie. Random Acts of Kindess Treasure Hunt Kit from Capital B.pdf. Finding-Real-Joy-Copywork.pdf. Emergent-Readers-Set-11-Thanksgiving.pdf. Knowledge House - Learning Resources - Homeschool Information - Not Just For Kids.

Not Just For Kids Enjoy this FREE 48-page e-book, courtesy of Knowledge House and Homeschool Patriot! The Thanksgiving Story Downloadable in printable PDF format, using Adobe Acrobat Reader. The First Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving-Spelling-List.pdf. Hymn Study Series: Thanksgiving Hymn Study Free Printables, Resources and Ideas. Posted by Sarah on Nov 14, 2013 in Character Training & Bible, Fine Arts Freebies, Homeschooling Freebies, Themed Freebies This is the Fourth Post in our Hymn Study Series. What better time to study Thankful Hymns then the month of Thanksgiving? I get so frustrated to see the stores full of Halloween stuff and the day after the Halloween clearance is being sold, loads of Christmas decorations are being put out on shelves. Christmas Unit Study by Cindy Downes - Oklahoma Homeschool.

This unit is ©Copyright 2004, 2008 by Cindy Downes. All rights reserved. Permission is given to homeschooling parents to use these units free of charge in their own homeschool only. Christmas Lapbook. Nativity Lapbook. Christmas Unit Study by Cindy Downes - Oklahoma Homeschool. Western File Folder Games. Search: These file folder games have a Thanksgiving theme. These games are great for any fall themed lesson, teaching children about harvest, and being thankful to God for all his blessings. We've got a whole page of printables and crafts you can use alonside your Thanksgiving theme on our sister site as well. Thanksgiving File Folder Games Harvest PatternsThis is a pattern game where children can match the correct sequencing strips together to continue the pattern. Turkey ColorsThis is a simple color matching game for children to work on visual discrimination. Some Odd TurkeyThis is an Even / Odd game where children place the feathers onto the correct turkey. Turkey Feather Math MatchThis is a simple math game for children learning basic addition and subtraction.

3D Turkey Cutout Downloadable Art Project. The following is a post from contributing writer Rob @ Art for Kids! Thanksgiving Bible Verses for Kids. Resources for Teaching Kids about 9/11.