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Fall Ya'll Ideas for A Fall Unit Study - Ideas for Older Kids too. Click here to grab them!
50 Keep Me Homeschooling Activities During the Long Cold Winter Days @ Tina's Dynamic Homeschool Plus
Put a Little Spring in Your Winter Weary Homeschool Step

Seasons - Tips, Printables & Helps

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I've learned that although it's easier to blame my teens for everything that went wrong, I too had to learn how to parent differently. As each of my sons reached the teen years, I've had to become more resourceful and creative in how I homeschool them. Click here to grab these SUPER helpful tips!
Lesson Planning Backwards Part 1 of 2 @ Tina's Dynamic Homeschool Plus
20 Ideas for Bringing Writing Alive through Unit Studies

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Grab these free unit study resources for an Island of the Blue Dolphins literature unit study. Grab them at my ►facebook group Homeschool Dynamics by Tina Robertson
Humboldt Who? Hands On homeschool science to Understand Ocean Currents & Their Effect On The Galapagos Islands
Free minibook Comparing Mountain Zones - Andes @ Tina's Dynamic Homeschool Plus

Unit Study Resources & Printables

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7 Step Homeschool Planner .Top 10 Favorite Homeschool Forms |Tina's Dynamic Homeschool Plus #7stephomeschoolplanner
Free Homeschool Community Service Planning Record. Need a way to track your teen's volunteer hours or community service? You'll love this AWESOME form! Click here to download it.

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Fun Mr. Mcgregor's Vegetable Garden Simple Frugal Math Activity. We’re creating a sweet and fun M.r Mcgregor’s vegetable garden math activity with felt that will have your littles counting, matching, making patterns, and using their imaginations. Also, look at my post The Tale of Peter Rabbit Printables for a Fun Spring Unit Study. Do you remember the flannel boards that teachers used to use to tell a story, moving the pieces on and off the board?
Fun Mr Mcgregor's Vegetable Garden Simple Frugal Math Activity
Fun Mr. Mcgregor's Vegetable Garden Simple Frugal Math Activity. We’re creating a sweet and fun M.r Mcgregor’s vegetable garden math activity with felt that will have your littles counting, matching, making patterns, and using their imaginations. Also, look at my post The Tale of Peter Rabbit Printables for a Fun Spring Unit Study. Do you remember the flannel boards that teachers used to use to tell a story, moving the pieces on and off the board?
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
Free Ancient China Lapbook for Kids Who Love Hands-on History. Today, I have a free Ancient China lapbook with some hands-on history ideas. Also, you'll love my other Homeschool Lapbook Ideas on my page. I'm sharing my complete lapbook Ancient China lapbook along with some hands-on history ideas. And learning about ancient civilizations makes for interesting segues into your history day. When you focus on an ancient civilization like Ancient China in depth it makes history much livelier.
Free Ancient China Lapbook for Kids Who Love Hands-on History
Free Ancient China Lapbook for Kids Who Love Hands-on History. Today, I have a free Ancient China lapbook with some hands-on history ideas. Also, you'll love my other Homeschool Lapbook Ideas on my page. I'm sharing my complete lapbook Ancient China lapbook along with some hands-on history ideas. And learning about ancient civilizations makes for interesting segues into your history day. When you focus on an ancient civilization like Ancient China in depth it makes history much livelier.
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
When we decided how to make the Great Wall of China out of paper, I immediately thought of the way that it curves and winds through deserts, grasslands, mountains, and plateaus. Also, look at my Ancient Civilizations page. I wanted to use something that would replicate that bending shape and thought of a file folder so that it would stand up. It is small enough to store as a keepsake or sample of work for portfolios. And it can also be used to hold notebooking pages or a file folder game.
How To Make The Great Wall Of China Out Of Paper
When we decided how to make the Great Wall of China out of paper, I immediately thought of the way that it curves and winds through deserts, grasslands, mountains, and plateaus. Also, look at my Ancient Civilizations page. I wanted to use something that would replicate that bending shape and thought of a file folder so that it would stand up. It is small enough to store as a keepsake or sample of work for portfolios. And it can also be used to hold notebooking pages or a file folder game.
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
Free Printable Strawberry Notebooking Pages. I have free printable strawberry notebooking pages. Also, you'll love my free Strawberry Unit Study. Strawberries are the first “fruits” of spring or are they a fruit? You’ll have to read to learn about them. Too, I have some helpful websites and free downloads that will help your child do the notebooking pages on his own. Learning about strawberries is a fun way to kick off spring and it got my kids excited about the change to beautiful weather.
Free Printable Strawberry Notebooking Pages
Free Printable Strawberry Notebooking Pages. I have free printable strawberry notebooking pages. Also, you'll love my free Strawberry Unit Study. Strawberries are the first “fruits” of spring or are they a fruit? You’ll have to read to learn about them. Too, I have some helpful websites and free downloads that will help your child do the notebooking pages on his own. Learning about strawberries is a fun way to kick off spring and it got my kids excited about the change to beautiful weather.
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
Free Kids Owl Unit Study Ideas | How to Dissect Pellets. From science to literature, I have a wonderful selection of owl unit study ideas to spark your next lesson. Also, grab more ideas on my Best Homeschool Unit Studies page. Included is a simple how-to for dissecting owl pellets. Owl pellets are the indigestible parts of creatures that owls eat such as the skull, claws, teeth, fur, and feathers that cannot safely pass through an owl’s digestive tract.
Free Kids Owl Unit Study Ideas | How to Dissect Pellets
Free Kids Owl Unit Study Ideas | How to Dissect Pellets. From science to literature, I have a wonderful selection of owl unit study ideas to spark your next lesson. Also, grab more ideas on my Best Homeschool Unit Studies page. Included is a simple how-to for dissecting owl pellets. Owl pellets are the indigestible parts of creatures that owls eat such as the skull, claws, teeth, fur, and feathers that cannot safely pass through an owl’s digestive tract.
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
Grimm's Myth Stories For Kids | How to Make a Rapunzel Craft. Myth stories for kids are great to teach kids about storytelling. Whether your child's favorite myth or fairy tale includes a glass slipper, a magic beanstalk, or a dragon there are so many fun ways to incorporate them into your homeschool curriculum. We are going to create a fun Rapunzel's tower for decoration, but you could leave the hair out and use it for any kind of fairy tale myth dramatic play as well.
Grimm's Myth Stories For Kids | How to Make a Rapunzel Craft
Grimm's Myth Stories For Kids | How to Make a Rapunzel Craft. Myth stories for kids are great to teach kids about storytelling. Whether your child's favorite myth or fairy tale includes a glass slipper, a magic beanstalk, or a dragon there are so many fun ways to incorporate them into your homeschool curriculum. We are going to create a fun Rapunzel's tower for decoration, but you could leave the hair out and use it for any kind of fairy tale myth dramatic play as well.
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
Fascinating Science: Popcorn And Milk Experiment From Farmer Boy. A great lesson in math and science skills based on literature is the popcorn and milk experiment from Farmer Boy. And you'll love my post Farmer Boy Unit Study and Make a Fun Hand Loom Craft. While literature units are my favorite, the beauty of them is that they can be far more than just reading the story out loud. You can draw ideas from the book like this popcorn and milk experiment, learn about life in a different time. Garth Williams, The Collector, Farmer, Boys, Baby Boys, Farmers, Senior Boys, Sons, Guys
Fascinating Science: Popcorn And Milk Experiment From Farmer Boy
Fascinating Science: Popcorn And Milk Experiment From Farmer Boy. A great lesson in math and science skills based on literature is the popcorn and milk experiment from Farmer Boy. And you'll love my post Farmer Boy Unit Study and Make a Fun Hand Loom Craft. While literature units are my favorite, the beauty of them is that they can be far more than just reading the story out loud. You can draw ideas from the book like this popcorn and milk experiment, learn about life in a different time.
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
2024 to 2028 Colorful Printable Major Holiday List Form (5 Years One Page). I've updated the major holiday list form to the years 2024 to 2028 on one page. Also, grab more ideas and free printables on my page Homeschool Planner. The form I have today is for homeschool planning. It has major U.S. holidays on one page for easy reference. It is a nifty hard-working tool because I use it for both short-term and long-term planning. it helps me to decide when I want to take a family vacation. Curriculum Planner, Homeschool Schedule, Free Homeschool, Homeschool Curriculum, 20th President, Erasable Highlighters, High School Hacks, Planning Calendar, Rainbow Paper
2024 to 2028 Colorful Printable Major Holiday List Form (5 Years One Page)
2024 to 2028 Colorful Printable Major Holiday List Form (5 Years One Page). I've updated the major holiday list form to the years 2024 to 2028 on one page. Also, grab more ideas and free printables on my page Homeschool Planner. The form I have today is for homeschool planning. It has major U.S. holidays on one page for easy reference. It is a nifty hard-working tool because I use it for both short-term and long-term planning. it helps me to decide when I want to take a family vacation.
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
Homeschool Music Curriculum on the Beat. I have some fun homeschool music curriculum today. Also, look at Fun Facts About the Phantom of the Opera & Styles of Music Unit Study. Teaching the basics of how to play a big wooden box like the piano may seem. Perhaps if you compared it to building an appreciation for the love of classical music in your children. I was ecstatic about receiving Zeezok Music Appreciation for the Elementary Grades Book 1. Homeschool Music, Student Activities, Hands On Activities, Activities For Kids, Wonder Boys, Famous Composers, Music Composers
Homeschool Music Curriculum on the Beat
Homeschool Music Curriculum on the Beat. I have some fun homeschool music curriculum today. Also, look at Fun Facts About the Phantom of the Opera & Styles of Music Unit Study. Teaching the basics of how to play a big wooden box like the piano may seem. Perhaps if you compared it to building an appreciation for the love of classical music in your children. I was ecstatic about receiving Zeezok Music Appreciation for the Elementary Grades Book 1.
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
Relax! How to Easily Add Art and Music to Your Homeschool Day. How to easily add art and music to your homeschool day is well - so not easy. Also, look at Fun Facts About the Phantom of the Opera & Styles of Music Unit Study. Besides art and music are really what stirs the imagination and are creative outlets. I'm sharing tips on how to easily add them to your day without a lot of planning. One secret tip to easily add art and music to your day is to not schedule them. Learn Music Theory, Music Courses, Learn Another Language, Study Unit, Music Lessons
Relax! How to Easily Add Art and Music to Your Homeschool Day
Relax! How to Easily Add Art and Music to Your Homeschool Day. How to easily add art and music to your homeschool day is well - so not easy. Also, look at Fun Facts About the Phantom of the Opera & Styles of Music Unit Study. Besides art and music are really what stirs the imagination and are creative outlets. I'm sharing tips on how to easily add them to your day without a lot of planning. One secret tip to easily add art and music to your day is to not schedule them.
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
Fun & Easy Hands-on Ideas with Zeezok Music Appreciation. Tiny has been loving the easy hands-on activities he has been doing as we have been going through the curriculum by Zeezok Music Appreciation. Also, look at Fun Facts About the Phantom of the Opera & Styles of Music Unit Study. One of the reasons I wanted to review this curriculum was because of our love of unit studies. The homeschool music curriculum is Zeezok Music Appreciation – Book 1. Worktexts and hands-on ideas are included. Homeschool Teacher, Homeschool Elementary, Homeschool Resources, Bright Ideas Press, Online Music Lessons, Unit Studies
Fun & Easy Hands-on Ideas with Zeezok Music Appreciation
Fun & Easy Hands-on Ideas with Zeezok Music Appreciation. Tiny has been loving the easy hands-on activities he has been doing as we have been going through the curriculum by Zeezok Music Appreciation. Also, look at Fun Facts About the Phantom of the Opera & Styles of Music Unit Study. One of the reasons I wanted to review this curriculum was because of our love of unit studies. The homeschool music curriculum is Zeezok Music Appreciation – Book 1. Worktexts and hands-on ideas are included.
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
Celebrate Snakes | How To Make A Fake Snakeskin Snake Craft Preschool. Here is an easy and fun snake craft preschool idea that any reptile loving kid will love to make and observe as long as it lasts afterwards. Also, look at How to Homeschool Preschool. Snakes are a fascinating topic for many preschoolers. They are intrigued by the way they move, the way they feel, and unique characteristics like the shedding process. This snake unit includes a very fun DIY snakeskin activity. Preschool Activity, Preschool Crafts, Activities, Homeschool Preschool, Snake Facts, All About Snakes
Celebrate Snakes | How To Make A Fake Snakeskin Snake Craft Preschool
Celebrate Snakes | How To Make A Fake Snakeskin Snake Craft Preschool. Here is an easy and fun snake craft preschool idea that any reptile loving kid will love to make and observe as long as it lasts afterwards. Also, look at How to Homeschool Preschool. Snakes are a fascinating topic for many preschoolers. They are intrigued by the way they move, the way they feel, and unique characteristics like the shedding process. This snake unit includes a very fun DIY snakeskin activity.
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
Beautiful and Colorful 2024 to 2025 Aster Two Page Monthly Calendar. I have the printable 2024 to 2025 aster color option two page monthly calendar. Grab other gorgeous planning pages on my Homeschool Planner page. You can use it for personal or homeschooling. Also, this two-page spread can be used in a home management binder, blogging planner, financial planner, or fitness planner. The two-page monthly calendars were designed with larger boxes. Planner Calendar Printables, Blog Planner, Planner Pages, Homeschooling, Binder Dividers, Appointment Calendar
Beautiful and Colorful 2024 to 2025 Aster Two Page Monthly Calendar
Beautiful and Colorful 2024 to 2025 Aster Two Page Monthly Calendar. I have the printable 2024 to 2025 aster color option two page monthly calendar. Grab other gorgeous planning pages on my Homeschool Planner page. You can use it for personal or homeschooling. Also, this two-page spread can be used in a home management binder, blogging planner, financial planner, or fitness planner. The two-page monthly calendars were designed with larger boxes.
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
Do you have a kid who loves dinosaurs? I have a preschool dinosaur unit study today and we’re making salt dough dinosaur bones. Also, look at my How to Homeschool Preschool page and Best Homeschool Unit Studies for more ideas. I don't think many preschoolers, boys or girls don't love to learn about the ferocious T-Rex or the gentle giant Stegosaurus. Young kids love to learn about what dinosaurs ate, and what they looked like, and easily memorize all those names. Preschool Dinosaur, Dinosaur Hat, Dinosaur Footprint, Dinosaur Skeleton, Dinosaur Bones, Homeschool Science, Science Activities
Awesome Dinosaur Unit Study With Kids Who Love Dinosaurs
Do you have a kid who loves dinosaurs? I have a preschool dinosaur unit study today and we’re making salt dough dinosaur bones. Also, look at my How to Homeschool Preschool page and Best Homeschool Unit Studies for more ideas. I don't think many preschoolers, boys or girls don't love to learn about the ferocious T-Rex or the gentle giant Stegosaurus. Young kids love to learn about what dinosaurs ate, and what they looked like, and easily memorize all those names.
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
How to Build the Alamo With Kids And Free Texas Lapbook. Learning how to build the Alamo was another fun change to our schedule as we have continued in our series of hands-on homeschooling learning. Also, you may love Free Texas Homeschool Lapbook and Fun Homeschool Unit Study Ideas. We thought it would be fun to sketch a quick layout of the Alamo as we read about it. Having studied about the Alamo before, we pulled out The Alamo, An Illustrated History, book by George Nelson. Homeschool Activities, American Government, Study Ideas
How to Build the Alamo With Kids And Free Texas Lapbook
How to Build the Alamo With Kids And Free Texas Lapbook. Learning how to build the Alamo was another fun change to our schedule as we have continued in our series of hands-on homeschooling learning. Also, you may love Free Texas Homeschool Lapbook and Fun Homeschool Unit Study Ideas. We thought it would be fun to sketch a quick layout of the Alamo as we read about it. Having studied about the Alamo before, we pulled out The Alamo, An Illustrated History, book by George Nelson.
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert
Tina Robertson | Time-Tested Beginner's Tips | Homeschool Expert