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CoffeeCup Free Zip Wizard makes it easy to zip and unzip files. It has built-in e-mail and FTP functions, so you can zip and send your files in one easy step. Free Zip Wizard can also run any program or setup file inside ZIP files. It can also create self-extracting EXE files and find all [...]
If you save a lot of your kids clothes, put them in Ziplock bags with their names and the name of the person who made it or the significance of it. Then store it in a Rubbermaid container. It seems to me that Rubbermaid makes the best containers. They take our abuse without cracking, which [...]
This question was posted on the old forums Question How do you accomplish scrapbooking cheaply. We do some lapbooking, but I saw several scrapbook type projects on the Internet that were based on educational topics. It looked really fun, but when I looked into materials and equipment, it seemed quite expensive. So any ideas how to scrapbook on [...]
Winter Survival - A Health & Safety Unit for Young Children (Gr 1-2) http://www.lnc.k12.nd.us/Resources/LessonPlans/Susan/Winter_Survival.htm Billy & Maria learn about winter weather coloring pages http://www.nssl.noaa.gov/edu/bm/bm_main.html Red Cross “Be Ready 1-2-3″ materials help young children, ages 4 to 7, learn through activities and demonstrations http://www.redcross.org/services/disaster/eduinfo/ Winter Safety coloring book to d/l (right-click and save as) and print, free pdf. Owlie Skywarn: Winter Storms - [...]
Join IHOP to celebrate National Pancake Day February 24, 2009 from 7am-10pm. They ask that you consider making a donation to support local children’s hospitals through Children’s Miracle Network or other local charities. http://www.ihoppancakeday.com/ http://www.childrensmiraclenetwork.org/ Short history on pancakes, celebration notes and recipes at http://allrecipes.com/HowTo/Batter-Up-Its-Pancake-Week/Detail.aspx More history and pancakes around the world at Pancake Appreciation Society Perfect Vegan Pancakes Every Time Moby’s [...]
I put this blog’s url into Wordle and got the cloud tag below. I hope I removed words like ‘and’, etc. Have you Wordle’d your blog?
Free coffee and samples at Panera January 28, 2009 When you visit on January 28th for free coffee and delicious breakfast samples, we also invite you to donate $1 to support our Operation Dough-Nation Community Breadbox program. Participating bakery-cafes will match the amount raised, up to $250 per bakery-cafe, with funds going to support local programs [...]
3/14 (Saturday) is Pi Day 3.14 and Einstein’s birthday. It is called Einstein’s Big Idea http://mathforum.org/dr.math/faq/faq.pi.html http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/einstein/ http://www.piday.org/ http://www.wikihow.com/Celebrate-Pi-Day http://www.pidayinternational.org/ http://charlottemasonhomeschooling.wordpress.com/2009/03/04/celebrate-pi-day/ http://search.enchantedlearning.com/cgi-bin/uncgi/search?key=pi http://www.homefires.com/clickschool/archive.asp?d=2009/03/09 http://www.exploratorium.edu/pi/index.html It includes articles, history, information, biography challenges and obstacles as well as achievements–called “Einstein the Nobody” before his discovery in 1905). Also has a section with several physicists speaking of Einstein, E = mc2 etc. Visuals, of course, in all sections and [...]
CPSC issued on March 19, 2008 a recall on Educational Craft Kits by FloraCraft, specifically the Solar System Kits and DNA Kits. For the Solar System kit, it is the assembly wires that are on recall. I was unable to find any infomation at FloraCraft’s website other than a picture of Solar System and a link [...]
Unit studies are an integrated thematic approach to learning several subjects/concepts through a main topic. Topics or themes can be chosen by the child’s interests, experiences in family life, books, events in the news, etc. This method can be used with different grades at one time to incorporate all the children of a family. Have you [...]
Online Mathematics Textbooks, a link list to higher math texts http://www.math.gatech.edu/~cain/textbooks/onlinebooks.html Online Statistics Textbooks http://www.isixsigma.com/st/online_textbooks/ Comprehensive listing of freely available online textbooks for undergraduated and graduate Mathematics and Physics http://homepages.nyu.edu/~jmg336/html/mathematics.html Online Math & Science Texts http://spot.colorado.edu/~dubin/bookmarks/b/1240.html Textbooks, Lectures & Tutorials in Mathematics http://www.geocities.com/alex_stef/mylist.html
Our Facebook group now has photos! Come join and view the neat Pirate Lapbooks done by Amanda & her kids (grade 2 & grade 5). Homeschooling With Lapbooks and scroll to photos
Birds of a Feather Font is a free to download font that you can use to make games. Find a color picture of the bird and match it to its silhouette, make a GeoSafari card to identify what each bird is and use them on a game board path. http://www.dafont.com/birds-of-a-feather.font
Join Literature Based Themes at http://lbt.wikispaces.com/ LBT has thematic materials such as worksheets, activities, study guides and more to expand favorite Story Books and Childrens & Young Adults Literature. For those on the old groups, I am combining the PreK-4 & 5-12 Literature Groups. The two groups will be closing as soon as everything is moved off [...]
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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with free resources from Gale, part of Cengage Learning, at Gale, part of Cengage Learning http://www.galeschools.com/hispanic_heritage/index.htm
Borders Educator Appreciation Week Sept 29-Oct 7 Save 30% off almost everything in-store only For loads more info check their website at: http://www.borders.com/online/store/MediaView_teachingzone-teacherbenefits?cmpid=SA_20090930
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Scientists can't be everywhere; that's why they need our help. The Great Backyard Bird Count is this Friday-Monday, February 13-16, and participation is fun, free and easy for all ages. You'll be part of a global effort that will help scientists understand migration patterns, year-to-year changes and long-term trends of bird populations everywhere. Just 15 […]The post Help Science The Great Backyard Bird Count This Weekend! appeared first on Homeschooling on a Shoestring Blog.
Mardi Gras lessons, worksheets, and activities for the classroom. This year Mardi Gras or “Fat Tuesday” is February 17. Celebrated worldwide but most notably in New Orleans, Mardi Gras is a carnival-type celebration that fills the streets with revelers annually. Explore these great resources and celebrate the colorful traditions with your kids! Link list from […]The post Mardi Gras Lesson Plans appeared first on Homeschooling on a Shoestring Blog.
CurrClick is running a Winter Whisper Sale where 20 of their top publishers are reducing their entire product lines to 50% off during the Winter Whisper Sale Tues. Feb. 10 – Tues. Feb. 17, 2015. To receive your 50% off sale price, your item must be purchased through the Sale Page at: http://www.currclick.com/browse.php?filters=0_0_0_0_0_30481&sort=6a?affiliate_id=12297 List of […]The post CurrClick Winter Whisper Sale 50% Off appeared first on Homeschooling on a Shoestring Blog.
Homeschoolers SAVE 25% on Dover Books Save 25% Off use code WHAR – Offer ends 03/31/15 Since 1941, Dover Publications has been providing low-priced books for homeschoolers of all ages. From fact-filled coloring books to works of classic literature, over 10,000 titles cover the entire educational spectrum and can serve as core curriculum material or […]The post Dover Book Sale appeared first on Homeschooling on a Shoestring Blog.