Last Thanksgiving I created a little activity pack for my younger kids to expand their imaginative play time after listening to (or reading) a book. In case you missed it, I wanted to share it again! Choose between a Thanksgiving/Fall-themed pack or a pack with a non-seasonal theme. If you choose to share, please remember to… Continue reading Free “Book Friends” Activity Pack
Summer Reading Fun Is your school year over or will you be plugging away through the summer? We’ll be playing catch-up this summer, but we’re not going to let that stop us from crossing more books off of our reading list (a list that seems to grow with each visit to the library)! If your… Continue reading FREE Printable Summer Reading Activity Kit
“Never trusting to memory, he recorded every incident of which he had been the eyewitness on the spot, and all manner of observations went into his journal. . . . He noted the brilliant grasses and flowers of the prairie, the sound of the boatman’s horn winding from afar, the hooting of the great owl… Continue reading Free Nature Journaling Resources
The Age of Exploration Watch a short three-minute video on YouTube about the Age of Exploration (parent preview recommended). Then check out the Mariners’ Museum and Park links below to learn more! The Mariners’ Museum and Park The Mariners’ Museum and Park offers great educational resources and interactive activities for your own explorers to learn more… Continue reading Learn About Exploration with Free Resources from the Mariners’ Museum!
Free Resources for the Who Was Book Series – Plus a Giveaway – Part 3 Who Was Alexander Hamilton? Reading level and book specifics: Age Range: 8 – 12 years Grade Level: 3 – 7 Paperback: 112 pages Alexander Hamilton was an American statesman who had a profound influence on America’s political system. His life… Continue reading Free Resources for the “Who Was” Book Series – Plus a Giveaway – Part 3
Free Resources for the Who Was Book Series – Plus a Giveaway – Part 2 Who Was Betsy Ross? Reading level and book specifics: Age Range: 8 – 12 years Grade Level: 3 – 7 Paperback: 112 pages Betsy Ross was born Elizabeth Griscom in Philadelphia, PA. According to legend, as a young adult… Continue reading Nine-Volume “Who Was” Book Series Giveaway – Part 2
Giveaway and Resources I’m so excited to offer one special reader a nine-volume set of American history-themed books from the Who Was series. This week I’ll be featuring the books on the blog along with additional resources that can be used to enhance your studies. Since there are nine books in the set I’m giving away, I’ll… Continue reading Win a Nine-Volume, American History-Themed “Who Was” Book Set!
FREE High Flyers Alphabet Activity Book from NASA NASA offers a FREE 50-page activity book in .pdf format for your K – 2 learners, but don’t let the title fool you! This is so much more than an alphabet activity book. Discover basic aeronautical terms, solve simple addition problems, and practice handwriting with copywork pages!… Continue reading FREE Downloadable Basic Aeronautics Activity Book from NASA
We love Arnold Lobel’s Frog and Toad series! The books are great introductory readers filled with engaging and humorous stories! There are four titles in the series. If you don’t have access to the books, all of them are featured on YouTube in a read-aloud format. You can view the read-aloud versions here: Frog and… Continue reading FREE Printables and Activities for Frog and Toad Books…and a Flash Giveaway!
Part 3 of Our Feature on The Torchlighters Video Series This is part three of our feature on The Torchlighters: Heroes of the Faith animated series. Below you’ll find resources for six more videos in the series. If you missed part one or part two, be sure to check them out! Instant Videos and Free Resources The… Continue reading Free Teaching Resources for The Torchlighters Video Series – Part 3