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Free Ancient Egypt Mehen Printable Board Game (Hands-on History)
Grab this free and fun printable board game when studying Ancient Egypt. It's Mehen or the snake game for hands on history. Get it over @ Tina's Dynamic Homeschool Plus
there is a plant and some books on the table with it's own water fall
How To Make A Shoebox Toucan Habitat Diorama With Waterfall
Today we are creating a toucan habitat diorama. Also, look at my page Rain Forest – Amazon. And Rain Forest – Animals of the Amazon for more ideas, crafts and activities. Our diorama resembles the rainforest canopies of Central and South America where the toucan make their home. High above the ground, where the covering is lush and thick, Toucans build their nests. They build them in hollowed out tree cavities sleeping in groups of 5 or 6.They very rarely fly down to the forest floor.
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10 Geography Childrens Books | Easy Me On The Map Project
10 Geography Childrens Books | Easy Me On The Map Project. Colorful engaging geography childrens books are a fun and memorable way to teach them all about locations and their characteristics. Look at my page Hands-On Simple And Best Homeschool Geography Ideas & Tips for more ideas. But don’t think only preschoolers can benefit from picture books. And be sure to show the younger ones more complex maps, mix it up and provide them with a mix of books to learn all about geography from.
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Under the Sea Science Activities With Amazing Disappearing Octopus Ink
Under the Sea Science Activities With Amazing Disappearing Octopus Ink. Under the sea science activities can teach your child so much more about the amazing creatures that live below the ocean than any worksheet ever could. Also, you’ll love more ideas on my Oceans Unit Study and Lapbook. have always been a hands-on teaching mom, preferring an activity to or in addition to books and papers. I have an amazing octopus ink science experiment for you and more great under the sea science activities
some paper plates and paint on the grass
11 Awesome Beach Theme STEM Activities | Quick Sunscreen Painting Experiment
11 Awesome Beach Theme STEM Activities | Quick Sunscreen Painting Experiment. Beach theme STEM activities are a wonderful way to bring some learning into a fun experience. Seashore Beach Watching Unit Study and Seashore Lapbook. As a homeschool mom you know that learning can take place anytime, anywhere, even on the beach. There are many ways to learn during a simple trip to the beach, even just through observation.I have an easy and quick sunscreen painting experiment.
rocks and free printables for kids to use in their homeschool books
Fun Metamorphic Edible Rocks & Notebooking Pages
Fun Metamorphic Edible Rocks & Notebooking Pages. I have a fun metamorphic edible rocks activity. Also, look at my Free Earth Science Lapbook & Unit Study Ideas. Keeping it fun and easy is key for right now and making edible metamorphic rocks works today. Too, this fun and easy recipe is great to do with all your kids even though the older ones may know the basic differences in rocks. With 3 ingredients, a spoon, a bowl and some waxed paper you probably already have these ingredients on hand.
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Edible Rock Cycle Fudge | Hands-on Rock Activities & Free Notebooking Pages
Edible Rock Cycle Fudge | Hands-on Rock Activities & Free Notebooking Pages. We really love to do rock activities that are easy. Also, look at my Free Earth Science Lapbook & Unit Study Ideas. There are so many different hands-on activities to do when learning about rocks. We did a Metamorphic Edible Rocks & Notebooking Pages activity a while back and today we decided to whip out an edible rock cycle fudge. (yum) Your kids will love seeing the different processes of the rock cycle.
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Lewis and Clark Louisiana Purchase Edible Map
Lewis and Clark Louisiana Purchase Edible Map. We decided to make this Lewis and Clark Louisiana Purchase edible map for a hands-on activity for our Lewis and Clark Fun Homeschool Unit Study and Lapbook. Seriously though, I decided to have Tiny make this map because it is hard to picture the immense landmass. Or just how big that purchase was as we have been reading about it. Not only was the Louisiana Purchase a huge hallmark in American history, but it just about doubled the size of America.
a watermelon themed activity bin for kids to learn how to make a watermelon sensory bin
How to Make a Watermelon Sensory Bin for Play and Learning
How to Make a Watermelon Sensory Bin for Play and Learning. Today I’m showing you how easy it is to make a summer theme watermelon sensory bin that is perfect for play and learning. Also, look at my page How to Homeschool Preschool for more ideas. What may seem just like a fun container of rice is so much more than just play! There are many benefits to sensory bins for preschoolers. And they can introduce a fun standalone theme like watermelon or be used as a springboard for a small unit study.
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Art of Foraging | How to Make A Dandelion Kids Activity Soap
Art of Foraging | How to Make A Dandelion Kids Activity Soap. Have you ever considered foraging for a dandelion kids activity? Also, look at my Foraging and Feasting Nature Unit Study and Lapbook. I highly recommend foraging as an elective as well as part of your science/nature studies for everyone from preschool to high school. You don’t have to go far to find a treasure trove of plants and flowers to forage, even as close as your own backyard.
there is a plate with sand and shells in it on the table next to an open book
How To Make Your Own Edible Beach Sand And Shells: A Creative And Delicious Recipe
How To Make Your Own Edible Beach Sand And Shells: A Creative And Delicious Recipe. We’re making edible beach sand and shells. Also, you’ll love more ideas on my Oceans Unit Study and Lapbook and free Seashore Watching Unit Study and Beach Lapbook. It’s a fun snack that is a great way to end or even begin a beach unit. Also, it makes a great starter for discussions on different colors of ocean water, the different colors and types of sand and what creates that sand.
a paper plate sun craft with the words sunshine on it and an image of a smiling face
Paper Plate Sun Craft
Get crafty with your preschooler and create a cheerful paper plate sun! This simple activity is perfect for little hands, combining colors, shapes, and lots of fun. Paint a paper plate yellow, make pipe cleaner "rays," and lave them around the edge. Add googly eyes, a big smile, and maybe even some glitter for extra sparkle! It's a great way to practice fine motor skills, explore creativity, and brighten up your day. Find the easy instructions on our blog post!
Hands-on Ancient Egypt: Israelite Mud Bricks for Kids. This mud bricks for kids activity is fun. Also, look at my Ancient Civilization page for more Egyptian activities. Stone building was reserved for monuments, But other places the ancient Egyptians wanted to last forever. However, basic buildings like homes, tombs, palaces, or even just protective walls in Ancient Egypt were constructed of brick. Brick making was very hard, labor intensive work. Home Schooling, Mud, Monuments, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Civilizations, Ancient, Homeschool 101
Hands-on Ancient Egypt: Israelite Mud Bricks for Kids
Hands-on Ancient Egypt: Israelite Mud Bricks for Kids. This mud bricks for kids activity is fun. Also, look at my Ancient Civilization page for more Egyptian activities. Stone building was reserved for monuments, But other places the ancient Egyptians wanted to last forever. However, basic buildings like homes, tombs, palaces, or even just protective walls in Ancient Egypt were constructed of brick. Brick making was very hard, labor intensive work.
there is a drawing on the paper next to some crayon markers and pencils
Spectacular Lewis And Clark Plants Drawings | 7 Quick Botany Art Lessons
Spectacular Lewis And Clark Plants Drawings | 7 Quick Botany Art Lessons. Have you ever looked at the Lewis and Clark plants drawings? And wondered how it must have been to stumble across strange and wonderful plants no one had seen before? Also, look at my Lewis and Clark Fun Homeschool Unit Study and Lapbook. One of the great contributions that Lewis and Clark made during their expedition across the unexplored Louisiana Purchase and the Pacific Northwest was their journals.