Awesome List of FREE Resources for learning about the US Presidents on Presidents’ Day or any day!
Our family’s favorite February theme has been “Birds” for several years. We have already started our bird labs and have begun attracting several species to our yard. Here’s the link to our resource list to help you with your bird studies and to be ready for the Great Backyard Birdcount (Feb. 12-15)
MLK born 1/15/1929 and MLK Day will be Monday 1/18/2021
For homeschoolers considering leaving Facebook, know that there are several homeschooling groups on MeWe. I have one, Still Learning Homeschool Community, set up for anyone interested in joining. https://mewe.com/group/5b9bde83a5dffa0b267ab9dc
Happy Homeschooling and Happy New Year!
Free Christmas Resources and Activities! Cross Curricular Advent and Countdowns, Traditions Around the World, Holiday Science, Games, Elves, and Hanukkah!
Not the typical Pilgrim and Indian Thanksgiving study! Learn about Thanksgiving during WWI, the Great Depression, and WWII with this free resource and activity list!
As we move along on our “special days” studies through November, I see Thanksgiving
looming coming up in the not so distant future. I thought seriously about not teaching Thanksgiving lessons this year. How could I not want to teach Thanksgiving? We’ve always had wonderful Thanksgiving lessons in November. Yes, that’s it. For 17 years – 17 Novembers, I’ve been teaching a week or two or three of Thanksgiving. The who, what, when, why, and how of those Mayflower pilgrims and the natives that they encountered, Lincoln’s proclamation to make a Thanksgiving holiday, Bible studies that focus on giving thanks and gratitude, nutritional studies of squash, pumpkins, turkeys, sweet potatoes, and corn, Thanksgiving celebrations around the world, tons of cooking projects, and craft activities to go along with it all – we’ve been there and done that over and over again.
In addition to my grumpy mood about Thanksgiving…
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Happy Monday, Happy Homeschooling, and Happy Thanksgiving!
Happy Friday the 13th! If you have the opportunity to break away from your current event studies and your regular curriculum, I have an awesome list of free resources for learning about the history behind Friday the 13th and other superstitions.