Holidays

All of our holiday adventures, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year, Valentines Day, Easter, Summer, 4th of July

18 Thanksgiving Fun Activities For Your Homeschool You’ll Love
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18 Thanksgiving Fun Activities For Your Homeschool You’ll Love

Thanksgiving will be here before we know it, so I wanted to create a huge list of Thanksgiving fun activities you can have in your homeschool. These activities can of course also be used by school kids who are on holiday that week. All of these activities and lesson plans are aimed at kids from…

Best Thanksgiving Read Alouds Both You And The Kids Will Love
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Best Thanksgiving Read Alouds Both You And The Kids Will Love

We don’t normally do read alouds in our homeschool, mainly because Freddie has always enjoyed reading. However, I have recently discovered that we should be reading to our children until AT LEAST the age of 13! Oops! Hey, I never said I was perfect! As we are fairly new to America, I thought finding the…

11 Free Homeschool Halloween Activities That Are Educational and Fun!
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11 Free Homeschool Halloween Activities That Are Educational and Fun!

Despite my lack of interest in Halloween, my son LOVES it, and apart from Christmas, it is his favorite holiday. So this year I thought I would try and embrace it too, and try and get together as many homeschool Halloween activities as I could find. This is one of my favorite things about homeschool,…

37 Talk Like A Pirate Day Activities For Kids That Are Easy and Fun
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37 Talk Like A Pirate Day Activities For Kids That Are Easy and Fun

Ahoy there me maties, Talk Like A Pirate Day is coming up, on September 19th so I thought I would put together some fun activities for you to have fun with. As this year it is on a Sunday you can get the whole family involved! I have included over 37 activities for you to…

24 Free Educational Christmas Activities To Enjoy In Your Homeschool
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24 Free Educational Christmas Activities To Enjoy In Your Homeschool

As Christmas will be with us any minute (I have no idea where this year has gone already!) I wanted to put together a list of educational Christmas activities that we will be doing this December. In December we tend to put away the core curriculum we have been working on, and instead focus on…

40 FREE Christmas Writing Prompts For Kids Aged 5-14
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40 FREE Christmas Writing Prompts For Kids Aged 5-14

Christmas is soon to be upon us, and I don’t know about you, but in December most of our homeschool days revolve around Christmas!! As such I have created these free Christmas writing prompts for you to have fun with. I have created 30 printable pages with the prompts as below, but I have also…

36 Roald Dahl Day Activities & Free Lesson Plans
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36 Roald Dahl Day Activities & Free Lesson Plans

September 13th is just around the corner and I can’t wait to share with you some splendiferous Roald Dahl Day activities for you to enjoy in your homeschool. Roald Dahl got his own “Day” in 2006 and it is celebrated every year on his birthday, September 13th. 16 Interesting Facts About Roald Dahl He was…

10 Printable Free Halloween Coloring Pages for Kids of All Ages
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10 Printable Free Halloween Coloring Pages for Kids of All Ages

We are always looking for fun Halloween activities, and these FREE HALLOWEEN COLORING PAGES are just perfect. There are 10 spooky coloring pages for you to download for FREE. Including Zombies, Vampires, Pumpkins, and other spooky images. These will keep the kids busy for hours. We draw a lot in our homeschool as it definitely…

4 Free Printable Thanksgiving Scattergories Fun For All
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4 Free Printable Thanksgiving Scattergories Fun For All

Thanksgiving is a new holiday for us, that we have only been celebrating for the last 2 years. It always falls near my husband’s birthday, so we get to have DOUBLE celebrations. Any excuse for a party!! After playing the waiting game last year while the turkey was cooking, I decided this year to make…

15 Best Kids Science Kits For Kids That the Kids Will Love (2021)
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15 Best Kids Science Kits For Kids That the Kids Will Love (2021)

Science is one of those subjects or at least for us where it doesn’t come naturally. Up until now, we have kind of winged it! For elementary we used a very ad-hoc homeschool science curriculum, but as Freddie is now going into middle grade I need to up my game! I have created this huge…

Christmas Scattergories 7 Free Printable Games for Festive Fun
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Christmas Scattergories 7 Free Printable Games for Festive Fun

Scattergories is one of our favorite family games, we just love it. So we thought we would create our own Christmas scattergories lists and some Christmas scattergories printables to have fun. **Disclosure there may be affiliate links included in this post.** If you don’t already own the game by Hasbro, I highly recommend you getting…

FREE Elf on the Shelf Scavenger Hunt Printable
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FREE Elf on the Shelf Scavenger Hunt Printable

The Elf on the Shelf is an important part of our festivities, even though Freddie is now 11. He might not believe they are real, but he certainly believes in the magic of Christmas. Our Elf on the Shelf, Twinkletoes, even makes an appearance at Halloween, as the Halloween Elf! What better way to have…