LEGO Challenge Cards {Printable}

Do your kids love LEGO? Then they will love these LEGO challenge cards! >> DOWNLOAD THESE CARDS NOW << LEGO Challenge Cards Building things from LEGO is a popular past-time for curious kids, but even the most creative kids sometimes need ideas to jumpstart their building sessions. Introducing these LEGO Challenge cards! With just over …

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Dinosaurs Cards {Printable}

Kids seem to love dinosaurs. So I’ve made these fun trading card style printables for those passionate young potential paleontologists. Each card consists of an image, the dinosaur’s name and meaning, what they ate, some of their main characteristics, what time period they are from, their size, and what animal order they fall under. There is more …

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Bird Observation Journal {Printable}

If you are a fan of observing nature, you will like today’s printable – a bird observation journal. If you print two per page, you can staple or bind them to make a little book. Take a photo or draw a picture of the birds you see. Take notes about where and when you saw …

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Discovery Education

The Discovery Network provides some great educational programs like the ever popular Mythbusters, plus TV channels such as Science and Animal Planet, etc – many of which are staples for a curious homeschooling family. But did you know they also have a complete website for education as well? Discovery Education offers fantastic resources for teachers, families, and …

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Chalkboard Publishing – Canadian Curriculum Grade Books

If you are looking for Canadian based comprehensive curriculum books, check out this new series from Chalkboard Publishing – Canadian Curriculum Success. Covering the topics of Math, Language Skills, Reading Comprehension, Science, Social Studies, Art, and Cursive Writing, (depending on the level) these books are a great place to start and expand learning for each …

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DK Find Out!

Kids are naturally curious learners and given the opportunity, will absorb information when it appeals to them. Here’s a great way to encourage both intentional and incidental learning. New from DK is a creative new website called DK Find Out, designed to help kids learn neat facts and information such as volcanoes, animals, space, math, …

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Utterly Amazing Science

Sometimes, you just find a book that your kid sneaks upstairs at bedtime along with a flashlight. It’s an added bonus when that book is one that is educational. Here’s the book that my 10 year old hasn’t let go of since it came into our home: Utterly Amazing Science. No matter what age you …

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Ontario Science Centre

The Ontario Science Centre is located in Toronto, Ontario. Behind its doors lay a series of exhibits, workshops, and programs designed to encourage a passion for science. From outside the front entrance to the moment you leave, you are always learning. Once you step inside (or manage to pull the kids away from the outside …

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Education for Sustainable Resources in Homeschool

Bringing Education for Sustainable Resources to the Homeschool Classroom

Few can argue that we are rapidly altering the basic physiology of the planet. Resource depletion, environmental degradation and an increasing frequency of violent weather events are clear indicators of the ecological thresholds humans are crossing. Given these warning signs, what should be the response of education? What content and pedagogy are appropriate if as …

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